The Whole Schools Initiative

Welcome to Whole Schools!

Mississippi Whole Schools, Mississippi’s first comprehensive statewide arts education program, uses the arts as a vehicle for promoting high-quality instruction and learning for students in all disciplines. This unique program goes far beyond “art for art’s sake” and applies the learning power of the arts across the entire curriculum. Learn more about Mississippi Whole Schools


Register Now for Virtual Summer Institute 2020


In an effort to keep all involved healthy and safe, the MWS 2020 Summer Institute will be held virtually as a series of professional development webinars June 16-18. Registration for the event is now open. Please register at the link below:


Registration Form (Google Form)


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WSI News: Save the Date!

Save the Date!

The MWS Summer Institute will take place as a series of live professional development webinars June 16-18, 2020! Register today at

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