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Laura Brower Named Counselor of the Year

Brower’s CTE focus is helping build Mississippi’s workforce of the futureThere’s never been a better time for students to enroll in career and technical education, and CTE Counselor Laura Brower is thankful to be part of the movement as recipient of the Dianna...

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MCEF Urges Craft Workers to Learn While Earning

As the construction industry boom continues across Mississippi and the nation, there’s no better time to be a trade professional than now. That’s the message the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation is sharing statewide during National Apprenticeship Week....

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Build A Career – Not Debt.

Did you know the average Mississippi student has almost $37,000 in student loan debt? In addition, did you know the average cost of a 4-year degree in Mississippi is $51,000? It’s worth it to note that the cost rose from last year and will likely keep rising.   A 2023...

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Build Mississippi – Building a Better Tomorrow

You may have noticed it’s a little different around here. To better convey our mission to the people we aim to serve, we have launched Build Mississippi - which is exactly what we focus on as an organization.   Build Mississippi is powered by the nonprofit Mississippi...

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2024 SkillsUSA Competition

If you’d like to see hundreds of career and technical education students go head-to-head in Mississippi’s largest youth craft competition ever, then check out this year’s SkillsUSA event.   We, Build Mississippi, are hosting this year’s state competition will be April...

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