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Professional Development


we do…

·         Facilitate Professional Development Priorities for the Academic Office of the Mississippi Department of Education

 ·       Implement the Regional Service Model for Professional Development providing MDE professional development regionally throughout the state

 ·       Facilitate the Professional Development Coordinator model providing on-demand professional development to districts and schools

 ·       Support the Exemplar Unit production, training and implementation

 ·      Provide oversight of State Schools (MSMS, MSB, MSD, and MSA)

What you need to know…


·       Spring 2018 Menu of Services –The Menu of Services has been updated in all content areas, literacy, and special education. Visit the MDE homepage and click on the “Request Professional Development” link in the bottom right-hand pane.

 ·       2017-2018 MDE Professional Development Calendar To access training/workshop opportunities offered throughout the year, visit the MDE homepage and click on the “Professional Development Calendar” link in the bottom right-hand pane.

 ·      Exemplar Units and Lesson Plans Developed by MS Educators Unit plans for Grades K-12 aligned to the MS CCRS for ELA and Mathematics are available. Visit the MDE homepage and click on the “Mississippi Exemplar Units and Lessons” link in the bottom right-hand pane.  For more information about training on these plans, please contact the Office of Professional Development.



Professional Development     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     Phone: (601) 359-2869

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