Treasurer Lynn Fitch on @TheJTShow

Mississippi State Treasurer Lynn Fitch joined the conversation to discuss a new Mississippi Department of Education requirement that will hopefully make sure graduating Seniors in High School have a better understanding of personal finance! If you missed her conversation with JT, you can find it here –  

Mississippi Early Childhood Education Success

As the saying goes, “start them young, and they will have roots.” That is certainly true for education. A solid foundation can make all the difference as a child moves through grade school and beyond. Mississippi ranked top in the country for early childhood education, being 1 of only 5 states to meet all 10 … Continue reading “Mississippi Early Childhood Education Success”

Students get the “EDGE” with a new pilot

The EDGE pilot program is a partnership with the Mississippi Department of Human Services and five community colleges across the state, including JCJC. Michael  Yarbrough SNAP E&T Pilot Project Director Jones County Junior College Advanced Technology Center joined us in studio to tell us about this exciting program.   

Career Tech is High Tech

Did you know that over 30% of jobs by 2018 will require career and technical skills?! That is why career and technical education is a good thing for the students in Mississippi. The Carl Keen Career and Technical Education Center (Carl Keen CTE) is making technical education a“Top Priority”. Students will possess career-technical skills and … Continue reading “Career Tech is High Tech”