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Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: April 27

This is the second in a weekly series of posts updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here.

Pitre Elementary student hugs Dr. Brumley

Dr. Brumley received a warm welcome from this student during his Discovery Day at Pitre Elementary.

This was arguably one of the busiest weeks of Dr. Brumley’s first 100 days as leader of the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Dr. Brumley’s Discovery Days took him to four different schools in four different cities where he met with hundreds of students, educators, parents, and community members. School visits and roundtable sessions with students, educators, and families are part of the strategies outlined in his plan, Love to Learn; Learn to Lead: A 100-Day Investment for a Stronger JPPSS.

Recent Updates

Here is what Dr. Brumley was up to this week as he works towards completing his plan and helping build a strong foundation for the future of our students.

  • Held Discovery Days at Fisher Middle-High, Harris Middle, Pitre Elementary, and Alexander Elementary. Each Discovery Day includes a coffee chat at a nearby establishment in the morning, a one-on-one conversation with that district’s board member, a learning walk around the school, a one-on-one conversation with the principal, lunch with students, a faculty meeting after school, and a community town hall that evening. Discovery Days are still scheduled for Riviere Elementary (5/7), Cherbonnier-Rillieux Elementary (5/9), Gretna Middle (5/11), Adams Middle (5/14), and Strehle Elementary (5/15). Click here for the full schedule and to learn more about Discovery Days.
  • Met with business and community career and technical education leaders
  • Met with education facility master plan consultants, MGT
  • Visited Bissonet Plaza Elementary
  • Started the external budget review process
  • Met with Lafitte Mayor Timothy Kerner and Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto
  • Created Educator’s Compensation Working Group, which has started holding meetings