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Free Student Webinar Explores Manhattan Project with Graphic Novelist

Whether you refer to them as comics or graphic novels, these timeless treasures are used to tell the stories of more than just fictitious super heroes. The National WWII Museum invites students and teachers to view the invention of the atomic bomb through this unique lens. Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb is a free student webinar […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed April 2-6 for Spring Break

All JPPSS schools and administrative offices will be closed for Spring Break from Thursday, April 2 to Monday, April 6. Once students and teachers return from the holiday, there will be 33 days remaining until the last day of school. Please visit our calendar page for upcoming events remaining in the 2014-15 school year.

2015-16 Principal Application Process

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) is pleased to announce our principal selection process for the 2015-2016 school year is now open! Leaders who are interested in joining the JPPSS leadership team can learn more about what we are seeking in candidates and the timeline for hire by clicking on “Learn More About This […]

Meet the Candidates for JPPSS Superintendent

Six candidates are vying to become the next superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System. You can view a brief introduction video from each candidate by clicking on their picture below. Germain Gilson Isaac Joseph Charles Michel Carolyn Van Norman Sharon Wegner Michelle Blouin-Williams

2015-16 Calendar Survey for Parents, Teachers, and Staff

Jefferson Parish Public Schools is seeking input from teachers, parents/guardians, staff, and students as the district develops the 2015-16 academic calendar. Your feedback will help determine the final version of the calendar that will be presented to the Jefferson Parish School Board on April 9. Click here to take the survey now. The survey is available in multiple […]

ExxonMobil and American Geosciences Institute Announce STEM Leadership Academy for Educators

ExxonMobil Exploration and the American Geosciences Institute are pleased to announce the sixth annual Leadership Academy. The academy focuses on Earth science and STEM topics for elementary and middle school teachers. The elementary academy takes place June 15-19 and the middle school academy takes place July 20-24. Both academies will be in Houston, Texas. The Academy is looking […]

Apply to Teach at JPPSS by May 8 to Take Advantage of Early Decision Hiring Process

At JPPSS, we know that excellent educators are essential to every child’s academic success. We are looking for talented, dynamic teachers to join our team as we work to prepare every Jefferson Parish student for college and career success. If you are resourceful and entrepreneurial – and passionate about transforming a traditional school system – […]

LA-SiGMA Project Still Accepting Applications for RET Program in Materials Sciences

The Louisiana Alliance for Simulation-Guided Materials Applications’ (LA-SiGMA) Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) project is a six week program where teachers work collaboratively on a wide variety of materials science projects for an inside look into materials science research and computer-based modeling. Teachers will meet world-class researchers, visit labs that are closed to the public, work on meaningful research first hand…and they […]

JPPSS Board Seeks Public Opinion in Selecting Next Superintendent

Members of the Jefferson Parish School Board are soliciting input from JPPSS stakeholders and community members on selecting the school system’s next leader. The School Board Superintendent Search Survey is now open to the public and will remain accessible until Monday, February 16, 2015. The survey was designed by the board to gather feedback on the qualities desired in […]

JPPSS Summer Camp Accepting Staff Applications Until February 24

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is now accepting applications for the 2015 Summer Camp Program. The deadline to apply is February 24. If you are interested in applying for any of the positions listed below, visit www.applitrack.com/jppss/onlineapp for more information and to complete an application. Positions will be available on the east bank and west bank. Camp Director $11 […]