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The Barksdale Reading Institute, LLC seeks a candidate to fill its Coordinator of Professional Development role. This is a professional position that develops and coordinates sponsored professional training and serves as a professional resource to our partner agencies. The incumbent uses specialized reading and pedagogical knowledge and experience to perform job duties and make independent decisions. The ideal candidate will live in Jackson or south of the Jackson area and be aware that there is a significant amount of travel (weekly) in 7 of the 12 months.

See the Coordinator of Professional Development Job Description for additional details.

The application for this role is now closed.

BRI Programmatic Priorities
To significantly improve the pre-literacy and reading skills of Mississippi's children.

    Goal: to strengthen the knowledge base and capacity of school leaders to build a healthy school culture and effectively support literacy development


    Goal: to significantly improve the quality of pre-service teacher preparation and grade level reading through state and national partnership


    Goal: to significantly improve the quality of K-3 literacy achievement by designing and disseminating a gold standard of professional development & pre-service education


    Goal: to improve the quality of early childhood experiences and kindergarten readiness through parental/family engagement

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