The Mississippi State Board of Education is currently accepting applications for a Student Representative who will be a junior in high school during school year 2020-2021. Eligible public high school students will be recruited statewide through a competitive application process. Students must fulfill all application requirements and submit the complete application packet including a video to the Mississippi Department of Education, Office of Educational Accountability, by 5:00 p.m. on January 31, 2020, to be considered for the program. Following a rigorous interview and selection process, one Student Representative (a rising junior) will be appointed by the State Board for a term of service that begins on July 1, 2020.
- Application - 12/2/2019
- Letter from the Board of Education Chairman - 12/2/2019
- Timeline - Revised 12/19/2019
- Press Release: State Board Seeks Rising High School Junior to Serve as Advisor Starting in the 2020-21 School Year - 12/4/2019
- State Board Policy - Student Representatives of the Mississippi State Board of Education