Mississippi Education Connection

Educational Resources for Educators, Parents and Students

Mississippi Education Connection is dedicated to providing up-to-date educational resources for teachers, parents/guardians and students. Each week, we will have experts and guests on the show to discuss various topics relevant to educating Mississippi’s youth throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Mississippi Education Connection will be interactive, informative and sometimes fun.


Michelle McAdoo

Michelle McAdoo spent her entire life loving radio! As a young child, she remembers pretending to be a radio personality at WJSU, on the campus of Jackson State University where her father, Larry McAdoo, was General Manager, so naturally, radio was in her future. She has worked in radio for over 20 yrs and is a Producer and Host with Mississippi Public Broadcasting Think Radio. She recently received her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Jackson State University and looks forward to merging her radio career with counseling teens.

Tara Wren

Tara Y. Wren is the Director of Education at Mississippi Public Broadcasting. With nearly 25 years of marketing, advertising, sales, public relations, cooperate and nonprofit leadership and advanced education experiences, she uses her practitioner, educator, administrative and operational skills to help fulfill the mission of MPB, which is to educate all Mississippians.