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  • The Jefferson Parish Schools Tuition Reimbursement Program is a federally funded program designed to provide tuition assistance to JP Schools teachers. The Tuition Reimbursement Program is applicable for the following:

    • Courses to acquire certification 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 certification 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

    All JP Schools teachers interested in receiving Tuition and/or Praxis reimbursement must hand-deliver a Tuition and/or Praxis Reimbursement application to the Recruitment & Selection team in the Office of Human Resources during the application window. . Please note: The teacher must submit separate applications for Tuition reimbursement and Praxis reimbursement.

    Human Resources hosts an informational meeting on Tuition and Praxis Reimbursement every semester at Jefferson Parish Administration Building (501). The meeting dates are listed below:

    Fall meeting date for Spring session: November 4, 2021, Meeting Information

    Spring meeting date for Summer session: April 21, 2022

     

    Effective Fall 2021, the District is implementing a policy change to the Tuition Reimbursement program. Please click on the link for more details.

    Tuition Reimbursement Program Policy Change

     

    Please read the instructions prior to completing the application. The Recruitment and Selection team will accept applications Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.  

     

    Spring 2022 Tuition Reimbursement Instructions

    Spring 2022 Praxis Reimbursement Instructions

    Spring 2022 Tuition/Praxis Reimbursement Application

    Spring 2022 Employer Tuition Payment Agreement (University)

    Spring 2022 Employer Tuition Payment Agreement (Teacher)

    Spring 2022 Teacher-District Acknowledgement Form