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Professional Excellence

Supporting professional growth for public school staff in Mississippi
MAE and NEA national have the resources, tools, training, and support you need to grow in your profession — no matter your role in our public schools.
Great public schools cannot exist without great educators, great ESPs, great aspiring educators, and great public school staff. MAE collaborates with many different partners, ensuring our members have access to all of the professional growth opportunities they need to thrive in their careers.

Finding ways to connect with every student

We must keep students engaged and enthusiastic about learning so that they can achieve their highest potential in life. Successful students will mean a successful Mississippi.

Professional Learning

We offer myriad opportunities for members, aspiring educators, and education support staff to develop their skills, knowledge, and expertise as they help their students achieve to their highest potential.

Conferences & Events

Get information on upcoming in-person and virtual events. There’s an event for you whether you want to network, advocate, or grow in your career.

Supporting Educational Research

We recognize the importance of informed decision-making and evidence-based practices. serves as a centralized hub for various surveys aimed at gathering perspectives, experiences, and valuable feedback from the diverse range of educators across Mississippi.
Darien Spann speaks into a microphone.
The opportunities I’ve had through MAE and NEA to connect with other educators, learn through professional development, and have a voice in education through these groups have been central to my success.
Quote by: Darien Spann, Assistant Principal
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Together we're stronger. Together we're heard.

You belong in the movement! Join today to belong to the movement of educators and school staff fighting for the pay and working conditions we all deserve.

Be a part of Team MAE

Want to be a part of an organization that does more than collect dues? MAE uses our collective power to protect you and support public education.

What's on your mind?

We're here to help. Our community comes to us seeking tools (lessons, fact sheets, and more) to help answer everyday questions. We're here to support you in any way you need.

Advocating strong public schools for every student and every public school employee

Mississippi Association of Educators (MAE) represents thousands of Mississippians—educators, students, activists, workers, parents, neighbors, friends—who believe in opportunity for all students and in the power of public education to transform lives and create a more just and inclusive society.