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Message from the Superintendent: October 2017

At the heart of a strong community, you’ll find a strong public school system. I’ve always felt that the success of our Parish goes hand in hand with the success of Jefferson Parish Public Schools. Better schools increase property values, attract higher paying jobs, lower crime, and help develop young people ready to contribute as […]

JPPSS Requesting SoQ for Millage Education Campaign

The Jefferson Parish School Board (“Board”) is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SoQs) from qualified firms to develop an educational campaign to inform voters of an upcoming millage proposal. Click here to view the Request for Qualifications. Each firm shall submit an original Statement of Qualifications plus 6 copies of the Statement of Qualifications (“SoQ”) prominently […]

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 […]

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 […]

JPPSS Millage Renewal: Your Vote is Important on December 10

JPPSS Sick Leave Bank Enrollment Open October 3-31

Jefferson Parish School Board Sick Leave Bank open enrollment begins on Monday, October 3 and continues through Monday, October 31. The Membership Application Form is available at this link. Employees should complete the Sick Leave Bank Membership Application Form and send it to Penny Ledet, Administrative Assistant, Employee Services. The form can be emailed to penny.ledet@jppss.k12.la.us or […]

JPPSS Announces Dates for Open and Annual Enrollment

The Jefferson Parish Public School System strives to provide our employees with high-quality and affordable healthcare options. JPPSS’ 2017 Plan Year Open and Annual Enrollment periods provide employees the opportunity to elect, cancel, and make changes to their health and supplemental insurance coverage. Click here to download the Open Enrollment Flyer Open Enrollment will occur […]

JPPSS New Teacher Induction Set for Saturday, August 27

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) is hosting a special event for its newest educators. The JPPSS New Teacher Induction will take place Saturday, August 27, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building on 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. Click here for the mandatory RSVP. Click here to download the […]

Questions About Your TRSL Benefits? Get Answers at the Sept. 19 Workshop

The Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL) is holding a TRSL and Social Security Workshop on September 19 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The workshop will be held in the Plumbers Hall 2nd floor meeting room, located at 3515 Interstate 10 Service Road West in Metairie. The meeting will cover retirement and DROP eligibility, how to calculate […]