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MPS annual Teacher Institute helps launch the school year

MPS Teacher at ComputerTeachers who are new to MPS are back in class during the week of August 8, 2022. Before they prepare for students to return, new educators are receiving orientation, onboarding, mentoring, classroom tools, and more so they can have a successful school year.

Early Start teachers, paraprofessionals, and CHAs are attending two days of professional development to prepare for their first year in MPS. Each day features a guest speaker including Superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley, Chief Jennifer Mims Howell, Office of Academics, and Suzy Pepper Rollins

Sessions cover a wide range of topics that relate to long-term practices as well as current technology needs, including:

  • Ambitious Instruction: A deeper dive 3.0
    • ELA
    • Math
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Visual Arts
    • Physical Education
    • Music
  • Fundamental support with recent textbook adoptions
  • Professional Development Choice session:
    • Black & Latino Male Achievement Department
    • Courageous Conversations about Race
    • LGBTQ+ awareness
    • Girls of Color Support
    • Tier 2 Academic Interventions
    • Tier 3 Academic Interventions

MPS is excited to welcome our new and returning teachers for another exciting school year!

Below is the theme for Ambitious Instruction 2022-23

Ambitious Instruction 2022-23


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  • Ninety-four percent of 2022-23 budget dollars go to support schools;
  • The MPS Class of 2023 earned $121 million in scholarships and grants; and
  • MPS is home to five of the state's top high schools according to U.S. News and World Report.

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