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JPPSS ‘Ignite” Program Invests in Classroom Leaders

The Jefferson Parish Public School System launched a new program aimed at empowering the district’s most valuable resources, it’s teachers. The Ignite Teacher Leader Fellows program elevates its educators as experts of their craft with the skills to impact every child and teacher on their campus. “It’s about increasing the capacity in our schools by […]

Message from Dr. Brumley: “School closure decisions…never easy”

Jefferson Parish Schools Family, I hope this finds you well. Thankfully, we were spared fromTropical Storm (TS) Gordon, realizing our neighbors in Mississippi are experiencing the brunt of impact and aftermath. We keep them in our thoughts and prayers. Unfortunately, we lost two days of instruction this week as our schools were closed on both […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed September 5; Set to Reopen September 6

All Jefferson Parish Public School System schools and administration buildings will be closed Wednesday, September 5, 2018 due to the unknown overnight impact of Tropical Storm Gordon. JPPSS students and employees should not report to school or work on September 5. All JPPSS schools and administration buildings will reopen on their normal schedule Thursday, September […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Tuesday, September 4

All Jefferson Parish Public School System schools and administration buildings will be closed Tuesday, September 4, 2018 due to Tropical Storm Gordon. JPPSS students and employees should not report to school or work on Tuesday, Sept. 4. The safety of our students and employees is our top responsibility. While the weather early Tuesday morning would […]

Message from Dr. Brumley: July 2018

We Love. We Learn. We Lead. As our school year kicks off, those simple words provide us with a powerful compass for Jefferson Parish Public Schools. If we accept those words as a call to action, we will strengthen the possibilities for our system’s success. We Love. It’s important that we love one another. Yes, […]

Dr. Brumley Outlines What’s Next in 100-Day Plan Report

In his first few months on the job, Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley placed top-rated learning materials into every school, funded raises for teachers and support staff, secured millions in additional support for students and schools that need it most, and held meaningful conversations in just about every corner of the […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: July 6

This is the twelfth and final in a weekly series updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress, click here. This week marks the conclusion of Dr. Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. Dr. Brumley has spent the past few […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: June 29

This is the eleventh in a weekly series updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here. This week Dr. Brumley had the opportunity to meet with administrators from Boomtown casino and tour their facility. […]

Metairie Academy Teacher Wins Presidential Award

Metairie Academy for Advanced Studies teacher Claudia Suazo has won the nation’s highest honor for teachers of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Suazo received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. It’s the highest honor bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 mathematics […]

JPPSS Provides All Students with Top Rated Learning Material

Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) teachers and administrators have spent much of the summer break preparing for a change that Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley calls “historic.” JPPSS has adopted a Tier 1 curriculum for all schools in English, math, and social studies. Starting with the upcoming school year, students will learn from curriculum that’s […]