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  • Posted 04/07/2017

    COMPREHENSIVE NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY: In this survey, you will have the opportunity to start and stop before submitting your final results. To stop the survey at any time, click the "Save and Continue Later" link at the bottom of the page. When you are ready to continue the survey, you will be given the option to start at the beginning of the survey or return where you last left off.

    • Title I Comprehensive Needs Assessment Staff Survey (Instructional Staff Only)
      To begin the Staff Survey, please enter your Employee ID.

    • Title I Comprehensive Needs Assessment Student Survey
      To begin the Student Survey, please enter your Lunch ID.
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  • Posted 04/25/2017

    Teachers get FREE CEUs. The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science will offer a variety of hands-on workshops for teachers during the week of July 17–21. Visit the museum's Teacher Education page for offerings and registration details.

    CEUs are sponsored by Central Mississippi RC&D and MDEQ. The only fee for teachers is for the workshop registration.

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  • Posted 04/25/2017

    New Risk Management Safety Training has been added to the Training section of the Intranet. >>

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  • Posted 04/04/2017

    CPI Training will be offered held April 26 and 27. There will be no training on April 12 and 13. For more information, please contact MSgt. Eric Greene in Campus Enforcement.

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  • Posted 02/09/2017

    Calling all teachers! This year's Summer Teachers School is waiting for you. Participants will develop skills to research a topic of their choice at the State Archives and use the primary source materials they find to create or enhance a lesson plan, classroom activity, lecture, or another teaching tool of their own design. Participants receive 3 CEU credits through Mississippi College and a $340 stipend. Apply today. Space is limited! The deadline to apply is April 27. Program dates are June 18–23.

    Find more information online about the MDAH Summer Teachers School

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  • Posted 03/03/2017

    The 2017 Belk Spring Charity Sale is set for Saturday, April 29 from 6 a.m.–10 a.m. The Charity Sale is a private, ticketed event dedicated to supporting local non-profit organizations. Participating charities will have an opportunity to raise money by selling event tickets at $5 each and keeping 100% of ticket proceeds.


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  • Posted 04/19/2017

    The Mississippi PTA will host an ACT Workshop on Saturday, April 29 from 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. at Alcorn State University-Natchez Campus. The cost is $10. 

    For information, Deloris Irving at (601) 597-5039.

    Download the ACT Workshop flyer for details.

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  • Posted 04/19/2017

    Mississippi Association of Educators will host a Praxis Preparation Workshop on Saturday, April 29 at Alcorn State University-Natchez Campus. The cost is $25 per session for non-MAE members. MAE members may participate in one session for free. Sessions are as follows:

    • Session One: 8:30–11:30 a.m. (Reading/Writing)
    • Session Two: 12–3:30 p.m. (Math)

    To register, email

    For information, call (601) 529-2342.

    Download the Preparing for the Praxis flyer for details.

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  • Re-Posted 04/10/2017

    To All Certified Employees: If your certification expires June 30, 2017, don’t wait until it’s too late. Please complete the Educator Licensure Renewal Process before your certification expires. For more information, contact Dr. Dyna Chambers at (601) 985-3159.

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  • Posted 01/30/2017

    Do you have a college degree and want a rewarding career shaping the minds of the future? Consider joining the ranks of classroom teachers through the Mississippi Alternate Path to Quality Teachers Training Institute.

    Here’s how:

    • Go to the website and complete an application.
    • Provide a transcript from college of degree.
    • Earn passing scores on Praxis Core or an overall 21 on ACT (with subscores 18 or higher).
    • Earn a passing score on Praxis II in an approved subject area.
    • Attend three-week summer session to obtain three-year license.
    • Complete an internship year and attend nine Saturday sessions to earn a standard five-year license.
    • Visit for detailed entrance requirements.

    For more information, please contact the Mississippi Community College Foundation at (601) 321-3902 or

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  • Posted 09/27/2016

    The Professional Learning Academy at Mississippi University for Women offers educators an opportunity to earn CEUs completely online. Each six-week course earns 2.0 CEUs. Registration is $59 per course which includes the CEU certificate. You must have internet access and basic computer skills to take courses. For more information, contact the Office of Professional Learning at (662) 329-7288 or email For a list of courses or to get started, go to

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  • Posted 02/28/2017

    Jackson State University is accepting applications for Mathematics Advancement in Teaching through Professional Development (Project MAT-PD2) for teachers of mathematics in grades K–8. Project MAT-PD2 begins June 5–17 with workshops scheduled from 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The program continues during the school year on one Saturday a month in September, October, November and February 2018.

    This program provides 12 CEUs, a participation stipend, on-campus housing for summer sessions, an opportunity to compete to receive more instructional materials worth $500, and many more benefits.

    For more information contact Teresa Demeritte, project coordinator, at (601) 979-2969, or visit the Project MAT–PD2 website.

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  • Posted 03/30/2017

    JPS is seeking to fill a Teacher Academy instructor position at Forest Hill High School. The qualified individual will possess the 971 teaching endorsement. The endorsement may be earned by teachers who hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a valid five-year standard Mississippi Educator License. 

    The District has established a Teacher Academy through the Academies of Jackson. The academy will be offered at Forest Hill High School and the Career Development Center.

    Interested applicants should contact Dr. Dyna Chambers at (601) 985-3159 or

    For more information, see the Teacher Academy Notice.

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  • Posted 03/03/2017

    The University of Mississippi Center for Mathematics and Science Education (CMSE) is hosting several professional development institutes in June 2017 for CEU credit. For more information, please call (662) 915-6621 or visit the CMSE website at

    Download the CMSE Summer Professional Development flyer.

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  • Posted 12/21/2016

    State Superintendent Dr. Carey Wright addressed the Jackson Public Schools Corrective Action Plan at the December 20, 2016, regular meeting of the Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees. For the convenience of schools, the segment of the meeting is available here on the Intranet. Click the link below to watch.

    Dr. Carey Wright on Corrective Action Plan Progress.

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  • Posted 08/12/2016

    REMINDER: AT&T is offering a 17 percent discount for wireless service to JPS employees. For more information, email Erin McKowen or call (225) 936-6768. Learn more about the AT&T discount offer.

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  • Posted 10/11/2016

    Because of state budget cuts, the Jackson Hinds Library System has reduced public hours in all libraries.  These changes became effective on October 10, 2016. Refer to the Jackson Hinds Library's press release for more details and the easy-to-reference chart that shows the new hours for each library.

    Please share this information with JPS teachers, parents, and students.

    For more information, please contact:

    Patty Furr, Executive Director
    Jackson Hinds Library System
    300 North State Street
    Jackson, MS 39201-1705
    T: 601.968.5825/5805
    F: 601.968.5817

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  • Posted 01/10/2017

    The District’s internet and email service have been affected by a recent power outage. In order to log into your email, please take the following steps: Press Control, Alt, Delete, then select Forgot Password and begin to reset your password.

    Another option is to go to the intranet page of the JPS website. Click the Support tab on the toolbar at the top of the page. Then click Self-Service Reset Password Management. This will take you to a screen to reset your password. Click Forgot My Password. You will need your Employee Identification Number to complete the process. Please contact your administrative office for your employee ID number.

    If you need additional assistance, please call the Help Desk at (601) 973-8601.

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  • Posted 08/12/2016

    REMINDER: Teachers can earn CEUs by participating in professional learning opportunities via For more information, contact Bobby Brown, Executive Director of Curriculum, (601) 960-8872.

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  • DISCLAIMER: Announcements posted on this website do not imply Jackson Public Schools' endorsement of, or association with, a person, provider, or program. This information is for the use and convenience of JPS employees, parents, and students. Anyone who takes advantage of the information is urged to verify the claims of the opportunities and offers presented.

District News & Features

2017 JROTC Cadet Competition


    The top JROTC cadets from all seven JPS high schools competed for the honor of 2016-2017 Cadet of the Year. Local business, school and military leaders served as judges for the students' oral presentations.

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    JPS Open Doors students competed for best in chess at the 2017 JPS Chess Tournament held February 24, 2017. Trophies were presented to the winners.

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