YOUR story can empower and inspire generations of change – one student, one classroom, one school at a time.

Many schools are struggling with teacher shortages, leaving teachers feeling overwhelmed. At the Mississippi Department of Education, we help share your TEACH MISSISSIPPI success stories with prospective teachers, so your story can empower and inspire generations of change – one student, one classroom, one school at a time.

Hear from fellow educators below. Share your story today for a chance to be featured on our website, blog and social media pages!

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Every teacher has a story.
Make a Difference Today
Make a Difference Today

I get to spend each day pouring into the lives of young minds, teaching history, and doing something I love. I wake up knowing that I can make a difference. Teaching is more than my job – it’s my pa…

Honor Your Path
Honor Your Path

Such is the life of a teacher: it’s challenging, it’s unpredictable, and it’s worth it.

Why Teach
Why Teach

Become a teacher, and make those positive lifelong connections that we desperately need in today’s society! Students who feel valued and respected will be eager to learn and that helps you reach the…

The Turning Point in my Teaching Career
The Turning Point in my Teaching Career

You will never know when your real call to be a teacher will be ignited until you decide to give it a start by starting as a novice teacher. You may one day be a Turning Point to your student and to y…

Why I Became a Teacher
Why I Became a Teacher

Teaching is not always going to be fun or easy. Some days are HARD and long, but every single day is worth the time and energy. Watching children grow and become young adults is definitely life changi…

I Made the Decision to Feed My Soul
I Made the Decision to Feed My Soul

People often think that a teaching degree from the best educational university is a must to be a successful teacher, and it helps, but it is not a requirement. Loving children despite themselves on th…

What’s your story? Share it with us. We will share it with prospective teachers, so your story can empower and inspire generations of change – one student, one classroom, one school at a time.