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JPPSS Certified Classroom Teachers to Receive One-Time Stipend

Based on the guidelines set forth by the state Legislature, Classroom-certified teachers will receive a $440 stipend. To be eligible the teacher had to be active on April 1, 2016. Teachers should receive this stipend on April 29, 2016. Those excluded from the stipend are employees that are non-certified, on Leave without Pay (LWOP), hired […]

Tickets Now Available for Special JPPSS Employee Night at Zephyr Field

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Health and Wellness Committee and the Jefferson Federation of Teachers are teaming up with the New Orleans Zephyrs to offer JPPSS employees a night out at the ballpark. For just $23 per person, JPPSS employees and their guests can enjoy a Zephyrs home game in section 128 next to the […]

JPPSS Holding Tuition Reimbursement Meeting for Teachers on April 21

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Office of Human Resources will host a tuition reimbursement meeting on Thursday, April 21, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building on 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. JPPSS Tuition Reimbursement Program is a federally funded program designed to provide tuition assistance to JPPSS teachers who aspire […]

Notice for Employees with Humana Vision Pretax Deduction

The payroll department discovered an error that over reported state and federal taxable wages associated with the Humana Vision Pretax deduction for 1300 District employees. If you have a Humana Vision Pretax deduction, corrected W2 forms will be mailed out the week of February 1, 2016. Once you receive the corrected form, please destroy the […]

Former Employee Address Change

FORMER employees of JPPSS can utilize this form to submit an address change. These changes will be shared between Human Resources and Payroll to ensure that the former employee’s most up-to-date information is captured. This is especially important for sending out W2s and 1095C. If you have any questions and/or concerns regarding the above information […]

Customer Service Tier III Online Training Registration Instructions

Tier III Online Customer Service Training The Human Resources Department will launch the JPPSS Tier III Online Customer Service Training  Monday, November 23, 2015.  Tier III employees consist of: Teachers, Assistant Principals, Deans, Librarians, Guidance Counselors, Student Support Unit, all remaining Classified (Custodians, Cafeteria Workers, Para-Educators etc.) and all remaining Central Office Personnel. The online […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed for Fall Break November 23-27

Schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will be closed November 23-27. This 2015-2016 student and employee holiday is for Fall Break. Schools and district offices will resume regular schedules on Monday, November 30. Click here to view the entire 2015-2016 academic calendar.

JPPSS District Wide Customer Service Training

The Human Resources Department will be launching the JP Customer Service Training for eligible employees starting November 14, 2015.  This training is MANDATORY for eligible employees to receive the BP stipend.  The training is divided into (3) Tiers and will be provided by Dale Carnegie Training, an international organization who has implemented training to over […]

Teacher of the Year Nominations Due Friday, November 13

Annually, the LDOE, in partnership with Dream Teachers and the Louisiana Association of Principals, honors the state’s most exceptional educators through the Teacher of the Year program. The criteria for the 2017 program includes: Significant positive impact on student growth Rigorous, standards-based instructional practice and support Ability to invest and inspire colleagues, families, community, and […]

Growing from Within: New Program Develops JPPSS Paraprofessionals into Certified Teachers

The Para to Teacher Pipeline is a new district initiative designed to motivate current Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) paraprofessionals to transition from a para to a teacher. The goal of this initiative is to provide paraprofessionals who hold a bachelor’s or advanced degree with financial, social, and academic support to become a certified […]