The Mississippi Reading Association will host its 47th annual state conference in Biloxi, Mississippi, on November 29–December 1, 2017. The six conference strands are reading, writing, assessment, research, content literacy and diversity, and college- and career-ready standards. Keynote speakers include Marshall Ramsey; Bradley Golden; Donna Porter and DJ Batiste; and Dr. Johnoson Crutchfield.
The annual winter conference of the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents and the Alliance of Educational Leaders of Mississippi anticipates having over 450 administrators in attendance. The conference format includes plenary and concurrent sessions as well as vendor exhibit booths.
During the MECA Conference 2018, educators interested in technology will network and exchange ideas, techniques, materials, and procedures. Targeted topics include instructional applications, administrative applications, and computer science education.