The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) is assisting the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) with finalizing the Assessment of Teacher Impact on Student Learning (ATISL) component of the Mississippi Professional Growth System (MPGS) and with co-facilitating conversations with institutions of higher learning (IHLs) to connect educator preparatory programs with the MPGS. The SECC also is supporting this work via thought partnering with MDE’s newly formed Office of Teaching and Leading (OTL) Solutions group, which includes representation from IHLs, to obtain feedback on key OTL initiatives from Mississippi’s stakeholders.
- Technical Assistance in Development and Implementation of ATISL Component of MPGS, Co-Facilitation of Stakeholder Meetings, Review and Feedback on EL Guidelines and Instructional Companion Document
- Identification of Evidence-Based Resources for EL Students (in rural and low-incidence settings) and for EL Newcomer Secondary Students (with interrupted schooling in low-incidence high school settings)
- Improved organizational structures and processes
- Improved intra- and inter-organizational relationships