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Growing Our Own: Many JPPSS Leaders Began their Careers as Paraprofessionals

From teachers…to principals…to district administrators, the Jefferson Parish Public School System is filled with leaders who began their careers as educational paraprofessionals. Meet some of these remarkable educators, as they share the story of how they grew through JPPSS.

Growing from Within: New Program Develops JPPSS Paraprofessionals into Certified Teachers

The Para to Teacher Pipeline is a new district initiative designed to motivate current Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) paraprofessionals to transition from a para to a teacher. The goal of this initiative is to provide paraprofessionals who hold a bachelor’s or advanced degree with financial, social, and academic support to become a certified […]