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JPS Partnerships Selected for 2020 Governor's & Partnership Excellence Awards

February 5, 2020

Jackson Public Schools is celebrating news that five school-community partnerships have been selected for 2020 Mississippi Association of Partners in Education Awards. The Mississippi Association of Partners in Education (MAPE) presents these awards to recognize outstanding partnerships between schools and their communities. The JPS honorees are as follows:

2020 Governor's Award of Distinction

  • Spann Elementary School and Multiple Community Partners

2020 Governor's Award

  • Lanier High School and Lanier High School National Alumni Association
  • Jackson Public Schools, Arise2Read, and Multiple Community Partners
  • Obama Magnet School and Multiple Community Partners

2020 Partnership Excellence Award

  • Chastain Middle School and Eaton Aerospace

A Governor's Award luncheon will be held Thursday, March 5 as a part of the 2020 Vision for Education Partnership Conference hosted by MAPE and Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools. The conference will be held March 4–6 at Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.