Human Resources : Tuition/Praxis Reimbursement

Tuition Reimbursement Program

The Jefferson Parish School System Tuition Reimbursement Program is a federally funded program designed to provide tuition assistance to JPPSS teachers. The Tuition Reimbursement Program is applicable for the following:

  • Courses to acquire certification in core academic subjects in which he/she is teaching
  • Courses to acquire certification in areas of critical need (ESL, Math, Science, English, and Special Education not including Gifted and Talented)
  • Courses for non-certified teachers related to content area to acquire certification in the area in which he/she is teaching
  • Praxis in elementary or secondary core academic subjects in which he/she is teaching or in an area of critical need

All JPPSS teachers interested in receiving Tuition and/or Praxis reimbursement must submit a Tuition and/or Praxis Reimbursement application to Human Resources during the application window. The application window is available on the application instruction page and the application. Please note: The teacher must submit separate applications for Tuition reimbursement and Praxis reimbursement.

Human Resources hosts an informational meeting on Tuition and Praxis Reimbursement every semester at Jefferson Parish Administration Building (501). See meeting dates below:

April 11, 2019 from 4:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

November 7, 2019 from 4:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.


2019-20 Summer Tuition/Praxis Reimbursement Application Documents

*Summer 2019 Application Submission Window: April 29, 2019 – May 10, 2019*


2019-2020 Tuition Reimbursement Instructions

2019-2020 Praxis Reimbursement Instructions

2019-2020 Tuition Reimbursement application

2019-2020 Deferred-Employer-Tuition-Payment-university

2019-2020 Deferred-Employer-Tuition-Payment

2019-2020 TR Acknowledgment Form