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JP Schools Finalizes Principals for 2019-20 School Year

Jefferson Parish Schools has finalized its principal appointments for the 2019-20 school year. The full list of principals can be viewed below. The district made three rounds of principal appointments to fill vacancies at its schools. JP Schools leadership made principal appointments earlier than in previous years. It was a strategic decision aimed at laying the groundwork for improved student outcomes in 2019-20 and beyond.

“We made a big push this year to fill our principal vacancies much earlier,” said JP Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley. “Now these leaders can start meeting their teachers and staff, filling vacancies with highly qualified candidates, and plotting out what success will look like next year.”

These principal appointments are part of the district’s strategic effort to identify vacancies and hire school leaders early. By hiring principals earlier, these school leaders are able to identify vacancies at their new schools earlier and hire teachers during the heart of the teacher recruiting season. These action steps help JP Schools hire, grow, and keep the best teachers and leaders as part of the district’s strategic plan, 2024: The Future Our Kids Deserve.

2019-20 JP Schools Principals

School Principal
Adams Middle Jason Beber
Airline Park Academy Tiffani LeBouef
Alexander Elementary Leslie Harrison
Audubon Elementary Emily Anderson
Birney Elementary Debbie Dantin
Bissonet Plaza Elementary Audrey Easley
Bonnabel Magnet Academy High Adam Lanford
Boudreaux Elementary Kiplyn Diaz-Pereira
Bridgedale Elementary Zachary Butler
Bunche Elementary Monya Criddle
Butler Elementary Denise Rehm
Chateau Estates School Colleen Winkler
Cherbonnier-Rillieux Elementary Cristin Menyweather
Clancy-Maggiore Elementary Danesha Dorsey
Collins Elementary Jenenne Coulon
Cox Elementary Shelita Jones
Cuillier Career Center Yelitza Gray
Dolhonde Elementary Angela Bradley
Douglass Elementary Cindy Sheldon
East Jefferson High Ben Moscona
Ellender School Cherie Varisco
Ellis Elementary Lisa Kendrick
Estelle School Alisha Gilbert
Fisher Middle-High Dawn Matherne
Ford School Terri Howard
Grace King High Sharon Meggs
Grand Isle School Christine Templet
Green Park Elementary Sandy Phillips
Greenlawn Terrace Elementary Kevin Nanney
Gretna Middle Duane Foret
Gretna No. 2 Academy Tamara Warner
Harahan Elementary Stephanie Scott
Harris Elementary LeighAnn Chiasson
Harris Middle Brenda Hubbard
Hart Elementary Javonne Matthews
Haynes Academy Karla Russo
Hazel Park/Hilda Knoff Elementary Richelle Caiton
Hearst Elementary Valentine Williams
Helen Cox High Mark Perry
Higgins High Faith Joseph
Janet Elementary Karen Doyle
Jefferson Elementary Donna Donahoe
John Ehret High Wesley Taylor
Johnson-Gretna Park Elementary Michelle Montagnino
Keller Elementary Jessica Smith
Kerner Elementary Suzanne Bordlee
Lincoln Elementary Karen Favorite
Livaudais Middle Demetria Hamilton
Marrero Middle Christina Conforto
Martyn Community School Ira Wilson
Matas Elementary Scott Deemer
McDonogh 26 Elementary Myrtle Weber
Meisler Middle Vicki Jarrell
Metairie Academy Lisa Babin
Patrick F. Taylor Academy Jamie Zapico
Pitre Elementary Brenda DeGraw
Pittman Elementary Angelia Grabert
Ray St. Pierre Academy Londa Foster
Riverdale High Danielle Yunusah
Riverdale Middle Celest Cunningham
Riviere Elementary Holly Manson
Roosevelt School John Starr
Ruppel Academy Emily Miller
Schneckenburger Elementary Christi Rome
Solis Elementary Vicki Esquivel
St. Ville Elementary Terrah Harrison
Terrytown Elementary Teresita Diaz
Thibodeaux Elementary Diedra Miller
Thomas Jefferson High Andrew Vincent
Truman School Terry Johnson
Washington Elementary Darlene Turnbull
West Bank Community School Scott Robichaux
West Jefferson High Vanessa Brown-Lewis
Woodland West Elementary Latonga Toney
Woodmere Elementary Cecily White
Woods Elementary LaShana Pollard-Hill
Worley Middle Michelle Biagas