Programs

  • RIDES

    RIDES engages students in grades K-8 to solve real-world problems, connects them to the world of transportation and inspires them to consider careers in transportation and civil engineering.

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  • TRAC

    TRAC uses hands-on activities that allow middle school and high school students to learn math and science principles and how they relate to real world issues by building bridges or even their own city.

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  • STEM Conference

    MDOT’s STEM Conference offers an opportunity for teachers to learn about MDOT’s STEM Education programs. The one-day conference is held each summer, and offers hands-on training and information sessions about how MDOT’s STEM Education programs can be implemented in classrooms.

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  • MSTI

    The Mississippi Summer Transportation Institute (MSTI) is a two to three week residential experience designed to introduce young people entering grades 9 and 10 from across the state of Mississippi to careers in the transportation Industry.

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  • Garrett Morgan Competition

    The Garrett Morgan Sustainable Transportation Competition is a competition open to 7-8 grade students each year and is designed to increase interest in transportation careers. The competition is sponsored by the Mineta Transportation Institute. Students from Mississippi have competed in and won this national competition.

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  • STEM Education in MS

    STEM related careers are in high demand and preparing early for those careers is key. Several Mississippi universities offer degree programs in STEM fields, specifically engineering, to prepare students for the workforce of tomorrow. Find out how Mississippi’s universities are preparing our students for a STEM-related career.

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