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Mary Bethune Alternative School
Hattiesburg Public School
"We Succeed Together
610 Dumas Avenue 
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401
 
 
Telephone:  (601)584-6311     Fax: (601)  583-7322      
Website:   http://bethune.hattiesburgpsd.com/          
 
Principal:   Mr. Dexter Jordan                                   
 
Administrative Assistant: Ms. Angela White-Carter                
 
Child Find Coordinator: Dr. Veronica Jordan              
veronica.jordan@hattiesburgpsd.com
 
Case Manager: Ms. Denise Smalley                              
 
Resource Officer: Officer Woodson 
darryl.woodson@hattiesburpsd.com                      
   
                                                                    
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Mary Bethune  Vision


Mary Bethune’s vision is to maintain a positive, safe, and orderly environment  that is conducive to learning;

  • Establish the  core values respect, responsibility and safety  
  • Create an effective and efficient school-wide  positive behavior system
  • Develop clarity and consistency in behavior expectations so that all students are respectful, responsible, safe and ready to learn
  • Use data to guide decision making processes and procedures
  • Teach students to be good  and productive citizens
  • Increase and strengthen family, community partnerships, and relationships