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JPPSS Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Begins ’15-’16 Meetings on September 29

multilingual-bannerThe Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) has announced its meeting schedule for the 2015-2016 school year. Click a link below to download one of our flyers, which includes dates and detailed information.

BPAC Flyer

BPAC will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, September 29 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. Each meeting will take place from 6-7 p.m. The remaining meetings will be held:

  • November 17 at the Meisler Middle School Library at 3700 Cleary Ave. in Metairie
  • January 26 at the JPPSS Administration Building
  • April 26 at the Meisler Middle School Library

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 karina.castillo@jppss.k12.la.us.