JPPSS Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Announces 2016-17 Meeting Dates

multilingual-bannerThe Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) has announced its meeting schedule for the 2016-17 school year. Click here to download our flyers, which includes dates and detailed information in English, Arabic, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

BPAC will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, September 27 at the Paul Emenes Building at 822 S. Clearview Parkway in Elmwood. Each meeting will take place from 6-7 p.m. The remaining meetings will be held:

  • November 29 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey
  • January 31 at the Paul Emenes Building
  • April 25 at the JPPSS Administration Building

The purpose of the BPAC is to discuss and provide recommendations to the JPPSS Superintendent and Chief Student Support Officer regarding the district’s English Language Learners program, registration, enrollment, bullying, harassment, and communications with LEP parents.

Along with LEP parents, the group is comprised of a principal, teacher, bilingual paraprofessional, and bilingual counselor/social worker. If you are interested in joining, please contact committee coordinator Karina Castillo at 504-349-7829 or