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JPPSS Holding Tuition Reimbursement Meeting for Teachers on Oct. 22

summer-schoolThe Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Office of Human Resources will  host a tuition reimbursement meeting on Thursday, October 22, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building on 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. This meeting will provide teachers with an overview of the Tuition Reimbursement Program. All current JPPSS teachers are invited to learn more about how the Tuition Reimbursement Program can assist them in becoming a highly qualified teacher or gaining additional certification in a critical shortage area.

All JPPSS teachers interested in receiving tuition reimbursement for the 2016 spring semester must submit a 2015-2016 Tuition Reimbursement Application to Human Resources by Tuesday, January 5, 2016. For answers to frequently asked questions regarding the Tuition Reimbursement Program, please click here.

The JPPSS Tuition Reimbursement Program is a federally funded program designed to provide tuition assistance to JPPSS teachers. The Tuition Reimbursement Program is applicable for the following:

  • Courses to acquire HQ status in core academic subjects in which he/she is teaching
  • Courses to acquire certification in areas of critical need (ESL, math, science, English, and special education not including Gifted and Talented)
  • Courses for non-certified teachers related to content area to acquire HQ status in the area in which he/she is teaching
  • Praxis in elementary or secondary core academic subjects in which he/she is teaching or in an area of critical need