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Gretna No. 2 Academy’s Tamara Warner Named Semi-Finalist for Louisiana Principal of the Year

Gretna No. 2 Academy for Advanced Studies Principal Tamara Warner has been named one of the state’s top educational leaders. The Jefferson Parish Public School System Elementary Principal of the Year is among 24 of the 2018 Principal of the Year Semi-Finalists announced today by the Louisiana Department of Education. These educators are making exceptional gains […]

Miller Wall Elementary and Riverdale High Named April 2017 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Miller Wall Elementary and Riverdale High for being recognized as April 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Riverdale High won the honor for the East Bank. Miller Wall Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school and […]

On-Site Checkups Allow JPPSS Employees to Save on Medical Premiums

Jefferson Parish Public School System employees can save money by participating in one of our on-site health checkups. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and Catapult Heath are bringing an on-site preventive health screening clinic to the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey and the Emenes Building at 822 S. Clearview […]

A Message from the Superintendent – Testing Begins on April 3rd

Download our New JPPSS Mobile App Today

The latest news and information from the Jefferson Parish Public School System is now available on smartphones with a new mobile app. JPPSS is partnering with Blackboard to expand its communications outreach with a mobile app that is now available in the online iTunes and Google Play app stores for free. Download our Flyer English Arabic, […]

U.S. Dept. of State Selects Ehret High Teacher for Prestigious English Language Teaching Fellowship

The U.S. Department of State announced the selection of Taryn A. U’Halie from John Ehret High for a 10-month fellowship project teaching English in Kazakhstan at Karaganda State Technical University. U’Halie is one of only 165 U.S. citizens selected for the 2016-17 English Language Fellow Program. U’Halie holds a M.A. in TEFL/TESL from Colorado State University, […]

Request for Qualifications – Capital Improvement Bond Program Plan Consultant

The Jefferson Parish School Board is seeking qualifications to provide consulting services to prepare a plan that will serve as a tool in guiding the Board in planning and consolidation of district facilities for the proposed $250 million capital improvement bond program. The plan will address the long range and the short term goals and […]

JPPSS Releases Calendar for 2017-18 School Year

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved the 2017-18 academic calendar during its March meeting. Click here to download the 2017-18 calendar Teachers report for their first day on August 7, the first day for students in grades 1-12 is August 10, late take-in days have been switched to early release days (students will be dismissed […]

2017 JPPSS Employee Voluntary Transfer Process Starts April 3

The Jefferson Parish Public School System conducts a Voluntary Transfer Process (VTP) each year in the spring. The window for transfer has been extended from April 3- July 21. Any employee who desires to transfer must apply online between April 3-May 31. The application window will close at midnight on May 31. Certificated teachers, deans, […]

JPPSS Hosts Tuition Reimbursement Meeting for Teachers on April 19

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Office of Human Resources will host a Tuition Reimbursement meeting on April 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building located at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The JPPSS Tuition Reimbursement Program is a federally funded program designed to provide tuition assistance to JPPSS teachers who […]