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Mississippi Literacy Summit to be Held Sept. 13-14 in Jackson

MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release: September 12, 2019

WHO: Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), local and national literacy experts and keynote speakers:

  • Maggie Wade, WLBT news anchor
  • Karen Mapp, Ed.D., Harvard University senior lecturer and faculty director of education policy and management master’s program
  • Luis Versalles, PreK-12 district partnership director at Pacific Educational Group,

WHAT: Inaugural Mississippi Literacy Summit

WHEN: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., September 13

             8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., September 14

WHERE:  Jackson Convention Center, 105 E. Pascagoula St., Jackson

More information: www.mdek12.org/LitSummit2019

Schedule: bit.ly/MSLiteracy2019Register

 

Media Contact: 

Patrice Guilfoyle, APR
Director of Communications
601-359-3706

Jean Cook, APR
Director of Public Relations
601-359-3519