WEATHER UPDATE: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Due to the severe weather and hazardous road conditions we are expecting in our area, the decision has been made to dismiss early. All day students will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. (parents and school districts have been notified). All residential students will be in the dormitories for the remainder of the day. We will keep you posted on any further updates.
The weather conditions are being closely monitored for the potential inclement weather expected in our area Thursday, April 18th. Any decisions regarding early dismissal and/or changes in transportation will be made during the day Thursday pending weather updates. Please stay tuned to the MSD Facebook page as well as this website for further udpates.
Monday, April 22nd is a school holiday. Buses for residential students will run on Monday, April 22nd following the regular Sunday schedule. Classes will resume on Tuesday, April 23rd. Thank you!
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Superintendent- Mrs. Wendy Rogers
Wendy Rogers was recently appointed as the new Superintendent of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf. Wendy was previously an Educator in Residence for the Mississippi Department of Education in which she mentored new directors of special education across the state for the past two years. Wendy has a B.S. and a M.Ed. in Special Education and a M. Ed. in Educational Leadership all from the University of Southern Mississippi. Wendy is pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from Mississippi State University.
Wendy’s administrative experience includes both general and special education positions. She has been a director of special education for 11 years and a curriculum director concurrently during 3 years of that time in the Stone County School District. Wendy was the Stone High School Principal for 4 years and Perkinston Elementary Assistant Principal for 1 year. Prior to becoming a school administrator, Wendy was a special education teacher in the Petal School District serving students in both inclusive and self-contained environments, including therapeutic day treatment classes. Wendy has also served as an adjunct professor for the University of Southern Mississippi.
Wendy is an active member of the Council of Exceptional Children (CEC) and the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE), in which she is currently serving as the Past-President of MS-CASE and on the research committee of CASE at the national level. Wendy was previously a member of the national CASE Policy and Legislative Committee, the MDE Special Education Task Force, and the MDE RtI/MTSS Task Force. Wendy has also served a board member of the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents/Alliance (MASS) and the Mississippi Association of School Administrators (MASA).
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MSD will resume classes on Monday morning, January 22, 2018, barring any unforeseen weather delays. Boarding students will be picked up at their regularly scheduled stops on Sunday, January 21, 2018.
Commuter students will utilize the transportation services of their LEA or parents to arrive to campus Monday, January 22, 2018.
The principal will work with faculty to ensure your child’s educational goals are met after this time out of the classroom.