Principal Evaluation System

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) believes that effective school principals are leaders who help ensure that all students reach ambitious targets of performance.  That is, principals of traditional or alternative schools and directors of career and technical education (CTE) centers—collectively referred to as “principals”—must ensure a high level of academic success for every student by fostering school and community climates that value effective teaching and student learning.  The Mississippi Principal Evaluation System (MPES) is designed to fulfill federal requirements and conform to the Mississippi Standards for School Leaders, endorsed by the Mississippi Board of Education.

MPES Circle Survey for Principals and Supervisors (January 7, 2014)

Circle Survey Questions 

To access an archived MPES Canvas training webinar for superintendents


To access an archived MPES Canvas training webinar for principals:

MPES_Canvas_Training _Principals.pdf


Mississippi Standards for School Leaders

MASA MPES Presentation PowerPoint

Training of Trainers Videos Goals Training for Administrator and Teacher Teams
Training Dates
  • 10/29-30, 2013, Meridian
  • 10/31-11/1, 2013, Ellisville
  • 11/7-8, 2013 Greenville
  • 11/14-15, 2013 Oxford
  • 11/21-22, 2013 Jackson
  • 12/5-6, 2013 Gulfport
Future Training Dates
  • 3/6-7, 2014 Ellisville
  • 3/17-18, 2014 Natchez
  • 3/27-28, 2014 Oxford
  • 4/1-2, 2014 Gulfport

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