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Back-to-School Professional Development Sessions for Core Courses

The following dates and times have been scheduled for district-based professional development: Click here to download the schedule as a PDF.

JPPSS New Teacher Induction Set for Saturday, August 22

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) is hosting a special event for its newest educators. The JPPSS New Teacher Induction will take place Saturday, August 22, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building on 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. Click here for the mandatory RSVP. Click here to download the […]

ExxonMobil and American Geosciences Institute Announce STEM Leadership Academy for Educators

ExxonMobil Exploration and the American Geosciences Institute are pleased to announce the sixth annual Leadership Academy. The academy focuses on Earth science and STEM topics for elementary and middle school teachers. The elementary academy takes place June 15-19 and the middle school academy takes place July 20-24. Both academies will be in Houston, Texas. The Academy is looking […]

LA-SiGMA Project Still Accepting Applications for RET Program in Materials Sciences

The Louisiana Alliance for Simulation-Guided Materials Applications’ (LA-SiGMA) Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) project is a six week program where teachers work collaboratively on a wide variety of materials science projects for an inside look into materials science research and computer-based modeling. Teachers will meet world-class researchers, visit labs that are closed to the public, work on meaningful research first hand…and they […]

Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program

Announcing the launch of the 2014-2015 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching (DA) Program Online Application for K-12 teachers! Eligible applicants: Primary and/or secondary classroom teacher Guidance counselor Curriculum specialist Curriculum head Talented and Gifted coordinator Special Education coordinator Media specialist/librarian You may be eligible to participate in a unique international professional development opportunity for 3-4 […]