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Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Meeting January 26

The Jefferson Parish Public School System’s (JPPSS) Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) will hold its next meeting on January 26 from 6-7 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. Click a link below to download one of our flyers, which includes dates for all of 2015-2016 and detailed information. BPAC Flyer Arabic […]

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

The 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 Arabic English Spanish Vietnamese BPAC will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, September 29 at the […]

Free Workshop for ESL Parents/Taller gratuito para nuestros padres de ESL

Have you reunited with your children recently? Join other parents in learning ways to cope and improve your lifestyle in this new situation. Se ha reunificado con sus hijos recientemente? Unase a otros padres para aprender mejores maneras de hacer frente a su nueva situacion”. Fecha/Date: April 9/Jueves, 9 de Abril Hora/Time: 12 – 2 p.m. Lugar/Place: West […]

JPPSS Students Earn Trip to D.C. for National Latino Advocacy Days

Two Jefferson Parish Public School System students traveled to Washington D.C. recently where they joined peers from around the nation for a three-day event emphasizing the importance of engaging their elected officials. West Jefferson High senior Jessica Aragonez and L.W. Higgins High senior Shakira Rodriguez were selected to represent the Puentes New Orleans Escalera Program during the […]

Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Meeting February 5

The Jefferson Parish Public School System’s (JPPSS) Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) will hold its next meeting on February 5 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building on 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The purpose of BPAC is to develop recommendations for the superintendent and chief student support officer regarding JPPSS’s English […]

JPPSS and the Departments of Justice and Education Reach a Voluntary Agreement That Ensures Equal Access

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS), and the U. S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division (DOJ) and the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) have executed an agreement whereby the school district will voluntarily implement policies and procedures to ensure that all students and families have equal educational opportunities […]

JPPSS Appoints New Executive Director of English Language Learners

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) today announced the appointment of Karina Castillo as the district’s new executive director of English language learners (ELL), a position that will be responsible for overseeing programs and strategies that serve the district’s growing population of English language learners. Castillo is currently the principal of Harold Keller Elementary […]