Emergency and Risk Management

4600 River Road
Marrero, LA 70072


Fax: 504-349-8616

About Us

The Emergency and Risk Management department’s responsibility is to support our principals, teachers, support personnel, parents, first responders and students to ensure that as a system, we build and improve our capability to prepare for and protect against all threats. We collaborate with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and all available resources of the Jefferson Parish government, sheriff’s office, police chiefs and fire districts.

 Emergency Management Crisis Plan

The Emergency and Risk Management department has developed and maintains a comprehensive Emergency Crisis Plan to help our schools better understand and prepare for multiple emergency situations. District employees may download a current copy of the JPPSS Crisis Plan. This document requires a password to open. To request the password, please contact Kerri Cianciminio at

ID Cards

Jefferson Parish Public School System requires all personnel to have a picture ID. Central Office staff needing an ID are asked to please call Emergency and Risk Management to set up an appointment as well as download and complete an ID Request Form. This form will need to be signed by a Supervisor and given to an Emergency Management team member at the time of your appointment. Appointments are scheduled Monday – Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Please contact  our office at (504)349-7641 to schedule an appointment for your ID.

Access Key Cards

If you are in need of an Access Key Card, please email Jessica Babin-Middleton at Please be sure to complete and attach a Key Card Request  form to your email.

Re-entry Authorization Placards

Hurricane season is June 1st through November 30th. All essential district personnel are required to have a current state issued re-entry placard to return to the parish during any mandatory evacuation period. Placards are issued starting June 1 and returned to Emergency Management by December 30th. Anyone with a placard with an expired date will not be permitted re-entry into the parish. If  you need to report your placard as lost or stolen, please notify a member of the Emergency and Risk Management team immediately and submit a letter on your district/schools letterhead indicating so.

Documentation and Resources

The Emergency and Risk Management department want to always see that you have any documentation and resources that can better assist you during your normal day to day routine or during a time of crisis.

JPPSS District Forms

Teachers, Parents and Student Resources

 Severe Weather Preparedness

 Videos and Power Points

 Helpful Links

Contact Us

Name Title Email
Cianciminio, Kerri Administrative Assistant
Hufft, James Executive Director of Emergency and Risk Management