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Virtual Meetings

October 06, 2020

Maintaining an Effective P-16 Community Engagement Councils in a Virtual World. This training is for schools and districts to explore strategies on implementing the P-16 timeline by putting policy into action. Participants garnered knowledge on building internal capacity through the cultivation and establishment of community relationships through the collaboration between the Council, parents and students, along with district and/or school leadership. (Meeting Link) (PowerPoint)


September 29, 2020

Fiscal and Program Monitoring – School Improvement.  This informative webinar outlines the monitoring process, schedule, and review of the Monitoring Tool that will be used to address implementation of school improvement activities. (Webinar) (PowerPoint)

OSI Program Monitoring Guidance Documentation 

  • FY20 OSI Program Monitoring Tool (PDF)


September 22, 2020

Navigating through the School Improvement Process:  Assistant Principals of Identified Schools. This virtual training provides assistant principals with an overview of the supports and requirements for identified schools. (PowerPoint)


September 15, 2020

Navigating through the School Improvement Process:  New Principals of Identified Schools. This virtual training provides new principals with an overview of the supports and requirements for identified schools. (PowerPoint)


September 15, 2020

School Improvement Information Refresher. This webinar provides a brief update and refresher of the Office of School Improvement requirements and supports for leaders at the district level. (Webinar) (PowerPoint)


June 15, 2020

Mississippi High School Redesign. Innovative Institute Virtual Team Time Session (PowerPoint)


May 28, 2020

Supporting Schools through MCAPS:  Utilizing MCAPS as a Tool for Improving Student Outcomes. This webinar assists district and school teams with the completion of the FY21 Title I School Improvement Plan and Application for 1003 funding. (PowerPoint) and (Webinar)

MCAPS 1003 Application Guidance Documentation 

  • FY21 MCAPS Guidance Document (PDF) NEW
  • FY20 MCAPS Guidance Document (PDF)
  • Indicators of Effective Practice Checklist (PDF)
  • FY20 and FY21 MCAPS Evidence-based Action (Sample)
  • OSI MCAPS District Contact (PDF)


May 8, 2020

SIG FY20 SIG Guidance – UPDATES (PowerPoint)

  • School Improvement Grant (SIG) EOY Monitoring Questions – Year (PowerPoint)


March 2020 

Implementing and Evaluating Evidence-Based Interventions:  Are We Using It, Is It Working, and What's Next? (PowerPoint)


January 31, 2020

Disrupting the Opportunity Myth Webinar Overview.  This webinar provides an overview of a 4-part training based on the research gathered by The New Teacher Project (TNTP) on "The Opportunity Myth". The TNTP research highlights the 5 key solutions for addressing the quality of academic experiences, specifically the quality of student assignments, rigorous instruction, school experiences, high expectations, and equity.

  • TNTP - Touch Point 1:  Disrupting the Opportunity Myth - January 31 (PowerPoint) (Webinar)(Handouts)
  • TNTP - Touch Point 2:  Disrupting the Opportunity Myth - February 11 & 12 (Handouts)
  • TNTP - Touch Point 3:  Disrupting the Opportunity Myth - March 16 & 17 (Handouts)
  • TNTP - Touch Point 4:  Disrupting the Opportunity Myth - April 14 & 15 (Handouts)


January 30, 2020

Fiscal and Program Monitoring in Districts for Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI), Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI), and Additional Targeted Support and Improvement (ATSI) Identified Schools.  This webinar outlines the monitoring process and review of the FY20 Monitoring Tool utilized to address the implementation of 2018-2019 activities. (PowerPoint) (Webinar)

OSI Program Monitoring Guidance Documentation

  • FY20 OSI Monitoring Tool (PDF)


January 27-28, 2020

Data, Accountability, & School Improvement:  Understanding and Utilizing School Improvement Data Resources.  Presented at Mississippi Association of School Superintendents (MASS) (PowerPoint)


January 21-23, 2020

Implementing Effective P-16 Community Engagement Council


January 9, 2020

Overview of P-16 Guidelines (Webinar)