About Us

RCU Building Illustration

Founded in 1965, the RCU contributes to Mississippi State University's mission as a land-grant institution to better the lives of Mississippians with a focus on improving education. In particular, the RCU benefits K-12 and higher education by developing curricula and assessments, providing training and learning opportunities for educators, researching and evaluating programs, supporting and promoting career and technical education, and leading education innovations.

We support leaders and teachers in building capacity for student-centered learning and school success.

RCU Mission

Every student graduates ready for college, career, and life.

RCU Vision