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Mississippi Educator and Administrator Growth System Training
(M-STAR and MPES)
Observation and Feedback

This training is designed for school/district level administrators and observers.  The goals of the training are as follows:

  • Introduce observers and administrators to the components of the revised system.
  • Prepare observers and administrators to accurately use the teacher and principal growth rubrics to produce unbiased, rigorous assessments of instructional practice.
  • Prepare observers and administrators to provide clear, specific, actionable, and timely feedback to improve practice and increase student achievement.

For training dates and registration directions, please contact your local Regional Educator Service Agency (RESA).

RESA Contact Information:

Delta Area Association for Improvement of Schools (DAAIS)
www.daais.org
662-846-4354

East Mississippi Center for Educational Development (EMCED)
www.emced.org
601-484-0302

Gulf Coast Education Initiative Consortium (GCEIC)
www.gceic.org
601-528-5342

North Mississippi Education Consortium (NMEC)
www.northmsec.com
662-915-7763 

Southwest MS Education Consortium (SMEC)
http://smec.msresaservices.com/
601-979-8894 or 601-979-8888

Southern-Regional Education Service Agency (S-RESA)
www.s-resa.org
601-266-6777

 Teacher Training

The MDE has scheduled three regional Saturday trainings for teachers to learn about the new teacher professional growth system, formerly known as M-STAR. The trainings will last for approximately three hours. The teacher training schedule and registration instructions are as follows:

DELTA REGION:
Saturday, September 10, 2016:  Leflore County Civic Center (200 MS-7, Greenwood, MS 38930), 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

CENTRAL REGION:
Saturday, September 17, 2016:  Reservoir Pointe (140 Madison Landing, Ridgeland, MS 39157), 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

NORTH REGION:
Saturday, September 24, 2016:  Oxford Conference Center 102 Ed Perry Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655), 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Registration Directions:

1.    Go to here.
2.    Login to GoSignMeUp or create a new account.
3.    Click on "Department of Education."
4.    Click on "Office of the Mississippi Teacher Center."
5.    Find "MSTAR Teacher Training" and select your preferred training region/location.
6.    Click "Register."
7.    Click "Enroll" in your shopping cart.
8.    Confirm the training dates/location and click "Submit."
9.    A confirmation email will be sent to you.

For more information about the teacher trainings, please contact Candace Wright at 601-359-3631 or by email at cawright@mdek12.org.

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