2014 Excel By 5 Community Collaboration Summit
The 2014 "Excel By 5 Community Collaboration Summit" will be held Wednesday October 8, 2014 from 9:00AM - 3:00PM in Rooms 301-303 at the Jackson Convention Center located at 105 E. Pascagoula Street, Jackson, MS. This is an event you will not want to miss!
2014 marks the 10th Anniversary of Excel By 5. Excel By 5 began in 2004 with four pilot communities; Petal, Pascagoula, Cleveland and West Point. Today we have thirty-four locations participating with Excel By 5, eighteen of those are certified. The upcoming summit will be a true Excelebration of Excel By 5. Planned keynote speakers include Dr. Carey Wright, Mississippi Superintendent of Education and Mr. Rich Hardwood, Founder and President of the Harwood Institute (http://www.theharwoodinstitute.org/about/). Other activities and speakers are being planned. The final agenda and details will be emailed to all those who register and will be posted on this site in September.
There is no cost to attend.
To register for the 2014 Excel By 5 Community Collaboration Summit, please click on the Summit Registration Form.
Welcome Tallahatchie County
It is with great pleasure that we welcome Tallahatchie County, Mississippi into the Excel By 5 family of communities who are making a difference for Mississippi’s youngest citizens. Excel By 5 has been working with several organizations in Tallahatchie County to organize and consider Excel By 5. A special thanks to the Rock River Foundation for their leadership in making this a reality.
The Rock River Foundation will serve as the Lead Support Partner and Fiscal Partner for this initiative.
Please join me in welcoming Tallahatchie County, Mississippi as our 32nd Excel By 5 Community.
Poplarville, MS becomes Excel By 5 Candidate Community
It is with great pleasure that we welcome Poplarville, Mississippi into the Excel By 5 family of communities who are making a difference for Mississippi’s youngest citizens. Over the past several months Excel By 5 staff have met with local officials and interested parties. A special thanks to Pearl River Community College and Mississippi Power for their leadership in organizing this effort.
The City of Poplarville will serve as the Lead Support Partner and the Pearl River Community College Development Foundation will serve as the Lead Fiscal Agent.
Please join me in welcoming Poplarville, Mississippi as our newest Excel By 5 Candidate Community.