Mississippi Ranks No. 1 in Nation for Gains on NAEP
New Website for Families to Help Children Build Reading Skills
MDE Call Center Alert: Starting June 15, 2020, the MDE call center will be open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. To reach an MDE staff member, please call 601-359-3513.
Licensure Call Center Alert: Starting June 15, 2020, the Educator Licensure Call Center will be open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. To reach a licensure team member, call 601-359-3483. Due to the anticipated high volume of calls, please visit www.mdek12.org/licensure and the Educator Licensure section of www.mdek12.org/covid19 before calling the office or emailing questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Answers to most questions we receive are addressed on those webpages.
The Mississippi Department of Education seeks to create a world-class educational system that gives students the knowledge and skills to be successful in college and in the workforce, and to flourish as parents and citizens. To make this vision a reality, all students must be given multiple pathways to success, and teachers and administrators must continue to meet the challenges of this ever-changing landscape of public education.