About Us

The Learning Center at Mary Bethune
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:   Dr. Virginia Young                                  
Administrative Assistant: Ms. Angela White-Carter                
Child Find Coordinator: Dr. Veronica Jordan              
Case Manager: Ms. Denise Smalley                              
Resource Officer: Officer Woodson 

The Learning Center's Vision

The Learning Center’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