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MK Deen: Trade School 

After the installation of the MKD Education Center, Starfish Cafe's Executive Director, Zachary Filhart, wanted to be able to provide educational training that gives people the foundational job skills necessary for the trades (HVAC, electrical, plumbing, construction). His goal is to provide job skills that can allow people to get people entry-level jobs, and they can further their careers through further education provided by their future employers as they work. And what is truly amazing is that the people teaching these courses are people from our community who have expertise and work within those trades! Click below to sign up!



The Mary Kay Deen Education Center does not charge educators for the use of our facility. However, attendees will be responsible for the following potential fees: books required for courses certifications at the completion of courses any monetary requirements that are necessary to obtain the best educational outcomes

No-No List

The following is strictly prohibited when teaching at the MK Deen Education Center:

the promotion of specific products (you are allowed to provide your information to attendees and they may contact you if they wish) Information should be educational and informative in nature.


Donations from participants are highly encouraged but not required. All proceeds go towards utilities and maintenance of the MK Deen Education Center and Starfish Cafe (e.g. disaster relief, on the job training, etc.).


Your continued kindness helps us do what we do best... help support our community!


Donations can be made on our Website


Checks/Cash sent to 10408 MS-603 N Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520

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