EMCED is committed to assuming a strong leadership role in supporting public educators’ efforts to develop quality learning environments in which all children can obtain a quality education. EMCED’s partnership with member school districts and Mississippi State University promotes high-quality instruction in the classroom and overall school improvement by enhancing and improving the personal and professional effectiveness of educators.  This is accomplished through high-quality professional development opportunities and support services provided in an efficient and affordable format.  


EMCED is excited to offer training for K-12 administrators needing professional learning opportunities to address leadership practices that administrators face daily in their local school and districts. The Institute is comprised of 8 modules based on the PSEL standards and are scheduled throughout the school year allowing participants to make the commitment to prepare, communicate and practice skills of the training. Each module is a two day training with 10 SEMI's or 1 OSL offered. The cost for each module is $160.00 for EMCED members and $220.00 for non-members.  

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              EMCED Legal       Summit

Come take advantage of a one-day legal summit featuring some of the top school board attorneys in Mississippi. Topics discussed will be things administrators deal with daily and will include:

  • General Liability

  • Personnel Issues

  • Title IX

  • Student Discipline

  • Special Education Student Discipline

  • Social Media

  • Teacher/Student Communication

  • Public relations

  • Dress Code and other current legal issues


There will be two Summit dates to choose from:

August 30, 2022 Meridian, MS Kahlmus Auditorium  

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September 1, 2022 Brandon, MS

Rankin County District Office

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  Professional Growth System Trainings

EMCED will host PGS trainings this fall in Brandon, Madison, Meridian, and Starkville. Registration is now open.

Mississippi State University