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JPPSS Receives Financial Reporting Excellence Awards

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. In addition, the Jefferson Parish School Board has been […]

Superintendent Announces Departure Date

Dr. James Meza, Jr., superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) announced today that he will leave his position at the end of September 2014, a role he has held since 2011. Meza initially came to Jefferson Parish as a transitional leader and soon became known as the “turnaround superintendent.” He led a […]

Cox Excellence in Education 2014 Luncheon

JPPSS’ Students, Teachers and Principal of the Year will be honored during the Cox Excellence in Education 2014 Luncheon, Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Hilton New Orleans Airport in Kenner. The event is sponsored by Jefferson Chamber. Featured speaker will be legendary LSU coach, Skip Bertman. For more information and reservations, go online at […]

JPPSS Names Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) announced three employees as its Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year: Sally Falcone of Lionel R. Collins Montessori School, Russell Mohamad of T.H. Harris Middle School, and Tammy Dixon of Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy. The three employees are the district’s nominees for the state […]

Get to Know JPPSS

JPS-TV recently released a new, introductory video on Jefferson Parish Public Schools, its students, and its educators. Check out the video here and get to know JPPSS!

Celebrating JPPSS Retirees!

On January 23, 2014, a retirement celebration was held at John Ehret High School. Employees who retired from the Jefferson Parish Public School System from July 2011 to June 2013 were honored for their many years of dedicated service. Superintendent Dr. James Meza Jr. and School Board president Mike Delesdernier shared their admiration for the […]

JPPSS Announces Teachers of the Year, Principal of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) announced its honorees for the 2015 Louisiana Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year programs, recognition programs run by the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) that honor the most exceptional educators from each local school system throughout the state. The JPPSS 2015 Teachers of the Year […]

Retirement Celebrations Scheduled for January

Superintendent Dr.James Meza and Jefferson Parish School Board are excited to host a reception to celebrate the employees that recently retired from our school system. To thank the retired employees for their many years of dedicated service, a reception will be held at John Ehret High School. The reception will spotlight employees that retired from […]

JPPSS Employees to Receive One-Time Stipend for 2013-14 School Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) has announced that it will provide a one-time stipend for its employees working 20 hours or more with funds made available by the state Legislature and school board. Classroom-certified teachers will receive a lump sum of $440, while all other staff working 20 hours or more will receive […]

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