Member Benefits

All across the state, businesses and citizens like you are making a positive difference in educating our state’s next generation – and what could be better than helping young Mississippians stay in school, attend college, and become productive citizens willing to contribute themselves and pay it forward for generations to come?

Take a look at just a few the projects members of the Mississippi Association of Partners in Education have undertaken for various schools across the state:

  • Created a student-tended vegetable garden as part of health and nutrition education programs.
  • Established leadership programs.
  • Established math leagues to improve math scores.
  • Established on-campus health clinics.
  • Established fitness programs.
  • Established mentoring programs
  • Implemented early childhood-development programs.

The Mississippi Association for Partners in Education is a place where people like you come together to share ideas, network, and help each other accomplish these types of initiatives to make a real difference in the lives Mississippi students.

And the benefits don’t stop there. As a member of MAPE, you will be able to:

  • Apply for the prestigious Governor’s Awards for Exemplary Partnerships and to participate in the Showcase of Partners to learn best practices of award-winning partnerships. Winners of this award earn state-wide recognition for their partnerships and gain positive recognition within their communities. Winners also receive cash prizes to further their activities.
  • Access MAPE’s members-only Partnership Guide and other materials.
  • Attend regional meetings.
  • Receive low-cost partnership and community involvement consulting rates from MAPE
  • Receive the MAPE newsletter & e-news.
  • Benefit from MAPE’s assistance with direct strategies and tactics to build community support and partnerships.
  • Make nominations to the Teacher Wall of Fame.
  • Benefit from networking and resource sharing with other partnerships around the state.
  • Gain association voting and office-holding privileges
  • Benefit from MAPE’s expansion to surrounding states, extending networks and resource sharing.
  • Apply for the Certified Partnership Community designation.
  • Nominate candidates for the Winter-Reed Partnership Award given annually to a Mississippian who has committed a life-time of work to public education.