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Invitation to Participate

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Alignment Jackson High School Team

Supporting JPS High Schools


Team Vision

All students graduate high school equipped to succeed in a global society, prepared to excel in college and career because of their cultural depth of knowledge, commitment to service, rigorous academic training, and career focused occupational skills.

For more information about the Alignment Jackson High School Team and its ongoing efforts, click here.


Description: According to the National Council of State Legislators, research shows that successful high schools provide rigorous academic coursework, relevant learning opportunities, and meaningful relationships with instructors who are qualified to help students achieve high standards.

The Alignment Jackson High School A-Team would like to build on this research and work with community partners to expand the classroom and provide opportunities for students that supports and informs their academic coursework, provides additional and complementary learning opportunities and allows all high school students to develop endearing, safe and positive relationships with caring adults.

“Supporting JPS High Schools” is a targeted intervention designed to promote community engagement and help facilitate the process of “building stronger schools together” through leveraging community resources to support high schools, their families and students. The Alignment High School A-Team invites you to submit an Invitation To Participate response to support JPS High Schools.


What do we want to do?

The objective of the Supporting JPS High Schools’ Invitation to ParticipateTM is to support the following:


Jackson Public Schools Wildly Important Goals:

  1. Increase academic performance and achievement.

  2. Increase average daily attendance for students and teachers.

  3. Attract and retain high quality teachers and administrators.


Alignment Jackson A-Team’s Long-Term Outcomes:

  • Increased high school graduation rates

  • Increased average daily attendance

  • Increased college readiness

  • Increased career readiness

  • Increased community prosperity


Target Population 

Students at all JPS high schools


Services Needed From The Community

The following are services that are requested from the community. Please note that this list is not exhaustive and the Alignment Jackson High School Team is open to exploring opportunities that may not be listed below:

  • Academic Tutorial

  • Career Readiness

  • Mentors

  • ACT Preparation

  • Speakers Bureau – Conflict Resolution, Anger Management, Success, Etiquette, etc.

  • Leadership Training

  • Advocacy Training

  • Health Academy Development and Support – Speakers, Job Shadowing, Internships

  • Technology Academy Development and Support – Speakers, Job Shadowing, Internships

  • Agriculture Academy Development and Support – Speakers, Job Shadowing, Internships

  • Club Sponsors and Leaders

  • Service Learning Opportunities

  • Other relevant resources and services


ITP Community Meeting Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Release Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016




If you have any questions about this Invitation To Participate or the ITPTM proposal process, please email or contact Anthony Johnson, Executive Director, Alignment Jackson, Anthony@myunitedway.com or (601) 965-1353.


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