Dr. Sharmila Mann, Director of Policy, Education Commission of the States


Phelton Cortez Moss, Director, Educator Talent Acquisition and Effectiveness, Mississippi Department of Education

Dr. Nichelle Boyd-Robinson, School of Education Diversity Officer and Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education, The University of Mississippi

Dr. Lisa White, Educator in Residence, Office of Teaching and Leading, Mississippi Department of Education


Slide deck for this DLRT webinar

Initiatives in Mississippi

Culturally Responsive Practices Work with Higher Education Faculty

Talent for Turnaround Work with Rural School Districts

Grow-Your-Own Task Force 

Teacher Residency Program/ Performance Based Licensure work with the Kellogg Foundation

Resources from Education Commission of the States 

50-State Comparisons

Policy Reports

State Information Requests

Blog Posts