Mississippi Education Human Capital Roundtable

Overview

Mississippi Governor’s Education Human Capital Task Force

In 2020, the Mississippi Department of Education led by State Superintendent Carey Wright, at the direction of Governor Tate Reeves, began convening a roundtable of K-12 education practitioners and advocates, higher education deans and state-level representatives known as the Governor’s Education Human Capital Task Force. The roundtable, supported by the Mississippi Department of Education with the assistance of SREB, is exploring strategies to help with the ongoing teacher shortage crisis in Mississippi.

Publication August 20206 pages

Mississippi Governor’s Education Human Capital Task Force
Interim Report #1

This report outlines progress and initial recommendations of the Mississippi Governor’s Education Human Capital Task Force on the first of three priority issues: recruitment and retention of quality teachers. It includes short-term and longer-term actions to strengthen teacher preparation for remote learning and for social-emotional learning, with special attention to how the COVID-19 pandemic may inform changes.

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