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 September 202152 pages

Addressing Mississippi’s Teacher Shortage: A Collaborative Action Plan
Mississippi Governor’s Education Human Capital Task Force: Final Recommendation Report

The final report from Mississippi Governor’s Education Human Capital Task Force provides a set of recommended action steps for addressing teacher shortages and strengthening the teacher workforce across the state. The set of solutions developed by the Task Force require educators and leaders to collaborate across traditional silos to tackle the root causes of the pipeline issue. The strategies span the teacher career continuum and aim to provide solutions driven by outcomes and backed by evidence, data and best practice.

SREB supported the Task Force by facilitating open dialogue, providing custom research and sharing promising practices from other states.

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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