Dr. Steve Perry, keynote speaker for the College of Education’s leadership institute for teachers and principals, addressed the need for teacher quality, positive school cultures, and the impact of effective leadership in schools. His message reiterated the purpose of the institute. As a prominent school principal, author, and educational consultant, Dr. Perry has influenced the k-12 environment and continues to draw attention to the role and capability of public school to provide the most effective and high quality education to inner city children.
In response to the needs of all students, the College of Education and Human Development of Jackson State University is working with internal and external partners to educate, engage, and empower. While collaborating with Teachers for a New Era, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Beyond the Bricks, Call Me MISTER, Staff Development for Educators, and local, state, and national school districts, our aim is to prepare teachers and educational leaders to prepare students to become career and college ready. The most effective way of engaging, empowering, and educating students at all levels is through collaborations that foster building capacity to ensure student success as measured by skill acquisition and productivity It is the responsibility of reciprocity to increase awareness and skills; then implement methodologies to address changes needed to improve teacher and student productivity.
The work of the College of Education and its partners is listed below:
1. Expand collaborative partnerships to increase the number of content specific math and science teachers and build capacity.
2. Establish a teacher exchange program between k-12 teachers and college professors.
3. Provide relevant professional development training to address the needs of preschoolers and preschool childcare providers.
4. Replicate effective national teacher preparation programs.
5. Develop an induction and mentoring program that incorporates technology and methodology to increase practices relevant to pre-k-12 classrooms.
Principals and teachers from local school districts participated in institute that focused on Common Core State Standards, Differentiated Instruction, Professional Learning Communities, and the New Teacher Evaluation Process.
Each academic unit of the college has specific requirements and information listed.
- Education Leadership
- Elementary and Early Childhood Education
- Executive Ph. D. Program
- Master of Arts in Teaching/Secondary
- Health, Physical Education and Recreation
- School, Community, and Rehab Counseling
- Special Education
- Social & Cultural Studies
- Center for Curriculum Development, Research, and Podcast
- Center for Teacher Quality
- Harris-Gambrell Reading Center
- Kids Kollege
- Lottie W. Thornton Early Childcare Center
- Mississippi Learning Institute
- Office of Assessment (NCATE)
- Test Preparation Clinic
- William H. Brooks Counseling Laboratory
For more information contact: (601) 979-2433