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JPPSS Holding Tuition Reimbursement Meeting for Teachers on April 21

summer-schoolThe Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Office of Human Resources will host a tuition reimbursement meeting on Thursday, April 21, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building on 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey.

JPPSS Tuition Reimbursement Program is a federally funded program designed to provide tuition assistance to JPPSS teachers who aspire to do one of the following:

  • Enroll in courses to acquire HQ status in core academic subjects in which he/she is teaching
  • Enroll in courses to acquire certification in areas of critical shortage (ESL, Math, Science, and Special Education not including Gifted and Talented)
  • Enroll in courses for non-certified teachers related to content area to acquire HQ status in the area in which he/she is teaching
  • Register for Praxis in an elementary or secondary core academic subjects in which he/she is teaching or in an area of critical shortage
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All JPPSS teachers interested in learning more about district support to become highly qualified or gain certification in a critical shortage area are invited to the informational meeting.

The window to submit Tuition Reimbursement Applications for Summer 2016 is May 9-20, 2016. Please hand deliver your application to the Recruitment and Selection team in Human Resources. The Tuition Reimbursement Application is available on the Recruitment and Selection page: http://jpschools.org/department/human-capital/recruitment-selection/. For more information, please contact Becky Brown, Certification Coordinator, at becky.brown@jppss.k12.la.us.