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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 […]

JPSB Sick Leave Bank Enrollment Open October 1-30

JPSB Sick Leave Bank open enrollment began on Thursday, October 1 and continues through Friday, October 30. The Membership Application Form is available by clicking here. It’s also available on the Employee Services homepage: http://jpschools.org/department/human-capital/employee-services. Employees should complete the Sick Leave Bank Membership Application Form and send it to Penny Ledet, Administrative Assistant, Personnel Services. The […]

JPPSS Holding Tuition Reimbursement Meeting for Teachers on Oct. 22

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Office of Human Resources will  host a tuition reimbursement meeting on Thursday, October 22, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building on 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. This meeting will provide teachers with an overview of the Tuition Reimbursement Program. All current JPPSS teachers are […]

JPPSS New Teacher Induction Set for Saturday, August 22

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 22, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building on 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. Click here for the mandatory RSVP. Click here to download the […]

Public Notice for a Collective Bargaining Agreement: Revised 7.27.15 Posted 7.28.15

Consistent with LA R.S. 44:67 and R.S. 42:19 (A)(2), notice is hereby given that the Board will vote upon a proposed Collective Bargaining Agreement on August 11, 2015 at 6 PM at the Jefferson Parish School Board Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA.  (See attached – REVISED 7.27.15)

Superintendent Isaac G. Joseph’s Special Message to JPPSS Educators for Teacher Appreciation Week

Gas Leak Cleared Near Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary

Gas leak causes limited access to neighborhoods for bus drivers. Friday, April 24 – A gas leak was reported near Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary School around dismissal time today. JPPSS has confirmed that the school, students, faculty, and surrounding areas are safe. However, some parts of the neighborhood remain closed as a precaution. The transportation department […]

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 $20 per person, JPPSS employees and their guests can enjoy a Zephyrs home game in section 128 next to the […]

TRSL and Social Security Workshop May 19

The Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL) is holding a TRSL and Social Security Workshop on May 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. A Social Security representative will discuss Social Security offsets and answer […]