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Education is imperative for individuals to make informed decisions regarding their healthcare. The earlier that students are introduced to the topic of organ and tissue donation- the easier it will be for them to make an informed decision when they apply for their Driver’s License and are asked whether they would like to be an organ and tissue donor.

MORA provides a curriculum that can be adapted to suit various classes such as Drivers Education, Health & Wellness, Biology, Allied Health and others. In fact, the Mississippi Driver’s Education curriculum requires instruction relating to organ and tissue donation under the *2014 Mississippi Code Chapter 25-Driver Education and Training-37-25-5. MORA’s curriculum explains the need for organ eye and tissue donation, how the process works, dispels myths about the subject and also encourages students to start the conversation with their families regarding organ donation. If you would like a MORA representative to speak to your students, please contact us.

For school, college or university events, please email contact@msora.org or call:

In North Mississippi, Susan Bonds: (662) 841-1960
In South Mississippi, Trisha Byrd: (228) 896-5524 ext. 6862
In Central Mississippi, Chuck Stinson: (601) 933-1000 or 1-800-690-8878

*2014 Mississippi Code Chapter 25 – Driver Education and Training – 37-25-5

The State Superintendent of Public Education shall prepare and recommend to the State Board of Education, and the board shall adopt rules and regulations governing the establishment, conduct and scope of driver education and training programs in secondary schools of this state, subject to the requirements and exceptions set forth in this chapter.  Said program shall be established and maintained only in accordance with such rules and regulations.  The state driver education and training program in secondary schools of this state shall include a program of study for alcohol and safety education as it pertains to driver and highway safety and shall also include instruction relating to organ and tissue donation and organ and tissue donation procedures…..