Each year, Mississippi Whole Schools hosts a multi-day professional development conference for participating Mississippi Whole Schools partners and others interested in arts-integration techniques.

Summer Institute 2020

In an effort to keep all involved healthy and safe, the MWS 2020 Summer Institute will be held virtually as a series of professional development webinars. Registration for the event is now open. Please register at the link below:

Registration Form (Google Form)

Not even a pandemic can slow the enthusiasm for arts integration. This year, as we have done for the past 20 years, we will offer quality arts education content presented in a fun, engaging way. We’re excited to share the list of presenters below:

Melissa Banks
Jonathan Blanchard
Shanina Carmichael
Limeul Eubanks
Chuck Galey
Julie Hammond
Kinetic Etchings
Amanda Koonlaba
Mark Malone
Mississippi Department of Education
Mississippi Museum of Art
Sharon Miles
Aliza Moran
Gail Morton
Terrence Roberts
Kay Thomas
Jennifer Unger
Rebecca Wilkinson

Special Guests:
Jo Hackl
Susan Riley

Funding provided by:
The Phil Hardin Foundation
Mississippi Department of Education