Registration is open for the Mississippi Literacy Summit scheduled for Sept. 13-14 at the Jackson Convention Center. The event is free and has a schedule of special sessions for parents, guardians, educators, community partners and policy makers.
The summit theme is “A Shared Commitment to Literacy: Improving Literacy Outcomes for ALL from Birth to the Workforce.”
Local and national experts will present on ways educators, parents, communities and policy makers can enhance opportunities for children, from birth to high school, to become better, more proficient readers. Improved educational outcomes for children will enhance Mississippi’s job-ready workforce.