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 […]

2015 JPPSS Voluntary Transfer Process

There will be two opportunities for JPPSS employees to take advantage of the 2015 Voluntary Transfer Process. The Spring VTP will take place April 13 through May 29. The Summer VTP will take place July 13-17. Read below for important information about the 2015 VTP. If you have questions, contact What types of employees are eligible […]

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 – […]