What We Do

  • 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 Recruitment & Selection in 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). See meeting dates below:



    Due to COVID-19, Jefferson Parish Schools is closed. The Human Resources department will not be able to accept applications at this time.