MS-CPAS Minute



The MS-CPAS Minute is a monthly publication of the Research and Curriculum Unit's Assessment team. It is designed to help CTE directors, test coordinators, and instructors stay up to date with the latest news about CTE assessments. It is the primary means of communication from the assessment team to stakeholders around the state.




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    Fall Forward

    For us in Mississippi, November typically brings cooler temperatures, the end of daylight savings time, colorful foliage, and Thanksgiving break. For those of us in education, it also means we are getting closer to midyear in our schools and beginning to prepare for fall MS-CPAS testing...Read More
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    Trick or Treat

    I hope most of you are familiar with our newsletters now that a majority of schools are finishing the first nine weeks of the academic year! Please take a moment to share our MS-CPAS Minute page with others who may want to subscribe or catch up on recent issues...Read More
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    Bring on Fall

    Although the temperatures have not quite signaled the beginning of fall, Sept. 22 does officially mark the end of summer. As the leaves on the trees start to change color, we are experiencing more change with our team. Two Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District educators have joined our ranks...Read More
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    Welcome Back, Welcome Back, Welcome Back

    The end of another successful MS ACTE Summer Conference signals the start of another school year and renewed energy for eager students looking to explore the career pathways our statewide CTE centers offer. As with the start of any new year, there is always some semblance of change... Read More


Sean Owen, PhD
Associate Research Professor

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