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Education is a never-ending process that doesn't stop after earning a degree and starting a career. Continuing education helps to ensure the best learning outcomes for students through expansion of teachers’ knowledge bases in different subject areas.

If you are a Mississippi K-12 employee eager to complete an additional endorsement or renew your current K-12 Educator’s License, Jones College has exciting opportunities for you this summer!

All Mississippi K-12 employees are eligible for free Jones College courses during the June summer session

Be sure to review acceptable coursework for Core Academic Subject Area Endorsements by the Mississippi Department of Education, Click Here

SSP 1003 Smart Start Pathway
Students entering the Smart Start Pathway will enroll in the MS Works system and learn three components within the pathway: Career Awareness, Necessary Skills, and Basic Skills. They will develop the skills needed for their careers, learn and practice good work habits and effective communication that is necessary in successful employment. Students will earn a National Career Readiness Certificate, a credential issued by ACT that documents work readiness.

BOT 2823 Communication Technology (to include Canva)
This course presents an overview of the resources available for communication using current technology including Canva.

BOT 1493 Social Media Management
This course teaches students how to develop and maintain a social media presence in a personal and professional capacity. Students will engage in community and internet-based projects with special emphasis on blogs, wikis, social networking sites, photo-sharing sites, instant messaging, video-sharing sites, podcasts, widgets, virtual worlds, and more.

BOT 1233 Microsoft Word I (not compatible with Chromebook or MAC)
This course focuses on improving keyboarding techniques using the touch method and on production of documents using Microsoft Word® functions.

ENG 2153 Traditional Grammar
A course for serious writers and teachers of writing, focuses on the basic elements of English grammar. Beginning with parts of speech, it covers sentence patterns, pronouns, troublesome verbs, subject-verb agreement, spelling, diction, punctuation, and mechanics: all of the aspects of traditional grammar that writers-including elementary teachers introducing language skills to children-may encounter.

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Summer 2024 Term Start Dates

June 3- June 28, 2024

4 Week Summer Session 1 Begins

Participation Notes: To be eligible for the no-cost pricing, all participants must complete a Jones College admission application. Transcripts for all participants are required to be submitted to the Office of Admission prior to the start of the class. Failure to submit an admission application and transcript may result in a charge.

Campus Contact: Jones College Office of Enrollment Management
Phone: (601) 477-4257