Strategy : Communications

501 Manhattan Blvd. Suite 3500
Harvey, LA 70058

About Us

The communications department of the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) is dedicated to delivering clear, timely, consistent, and engaging communications that educate and inform JPPSS employees, parents, and the overall community about the district’s efforts to provide every child in Jefferson Parish a world-class education. The communications team oversees internal and external communications for JPPSS, including media and press, online communications, and video production.

Have an upcoming school event or a story you think would be of interest to our team, click here to tell us your story.

For general questions, please email us at

Programs & Services

Media and Press

Please direct media inquiries to Ted Beasley at JPPSS regularly sends press releases to the local media. If you are a media member and would like to be added to our email list, please contact Ted. You may also visit our newsroom to find the latest district news.

Social Media and Website

You can keep up with JPPSS through FacebookTwitterInstagram, Flickr, and Vimeo. If you have any questions about our website, please contact our webmaster.

JPPSS Mobile App

The latest news and information from the Jefferson Parish Public School System is available on smartphones with a mobile app. JPPSS is partnering with Blackboard to expand its communications outreach with a mobile app that is available in the online iTunes and Google Play app stores for free.

Emails and Automated Messages (Robo Calls)

JPPSS publishes a monthly eNewsletter featuring the latest district updates and school highlights. In addition, the communications team occasionally sends district-wide emails and automated messages to parents and community members to share announcements and emergency notifications that affect all schools and students. To sign up to receive communications via email, click here.

If you are not affiliated with JPPSS in any way and are receiving automated messages from us, please fill out this form to opt-out. Please note that current parents or employees must contact their schools to change their contact preferences.


JPS-TV documents and showcases all elements of the school system from board meetings and special events to everyday activities happening in our schools. In-house productions air on our local access COX cable channel 8 and AT&T U-verse channel 99 (select Jefferson Parish TV/JP Schools TV) 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Select productions are available online on the JPS-TV page or through the JPPSS channel on Vimeo. The studio can be reached at 504-349-7955.

Public Information Requests

Please submit public information requests to

Forms & Downloads

Contact Us

Name Title Email
Beasley, Ted Director of Communications
Justrabo, Christian Web Specialist
Lacen, Marlo Video Producer Specialist
Paolini, Keith TV Studio Operations Coordinator
Schwind, Jonathan Editor/Videographer Specialist