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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). Due to COVID-19, Human Resources will provide information on the Tuition Reimbursement program virtually in April. Human Resources will share more information at a later date.
Effective Fall 2021, the District is implementing a policy change to the Tuition Reimbursement program. Please click on the link for more details.
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.