Mississippi Public Universities
IHL Press Release
MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE, CAREER READINESS SUMMIT TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 29
2/10/2012 - Jackson, Miss.

The Mississippi ACT Council, ACT and the ACT State Organization will host the third Mississippi College & Career Readiness Summit on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. at the Clyde Muse Center of Hinds Community College in Pearl.

Designed for secondary and post-secondary educators involved in planning and assisting the college and career readiness of Mississippi’s students, the Summit will focus on information and solutions on the several topics, including:

  • New School Counselor Curriculum
  • Strengthening core courses and dual enrollment/dual credit
  • Progression implementing the Common Core
  • Post-secondary retention and progression to graduation
  • ACT, IHL and MCCB updates

High school and district administrators, curriculum planners and counselors, college and post-secondary system administrators, advising and retention staff, and faculty from colleges of education have attended previous summits.

Registration is $30, which includes professional materials, continental breakfast and lunch. CEU and NBCC Credits will be available.

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The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning governs the public universities in Mississippi, including Alcorn State University; Delta State University; Jackson State University; Mississippi State University including the Mississippi State University Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine; Mississippi University for Women; Mississippi Valley State University; the University of Mississippi including the University of Mississippi Medical Center; and the University of Southern Mississippi.