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Nine JP Schools Educators Graduate from National Leadership Program

teachersNine educators in Jefferson Parish Schools participated in a national leadership program. The National Center on Education and the Economy's NISL program is the most widely used research-proven professional learning program for school leaders in the country. It prepares school leaders to create and lead high-performance organizations, improve instruction, leverage data-driven decision making, improve student and school culture, and focus on equity. JP Schools' first NISL cohort included the following educators:

  • Rachel Boudreaux: Solis Elementary
  • Shannon Castay: Riviere Elementary
  • Jeannine Dwyer: Estelle School
  • Adrienne Green: West Jefferson High
  • Robert Johnson: Helen Cox High
  • Michele O’Steen: Marrero Middle
  • Sirena Wurth: Itinerant Assistant Principal
  • Nick Sonnier: Bonnabel High
  • Eric Spadoni: Audubon Elementary

These leaders participated in the program throughout the 2021-22 school year. NISL provides school leaders with a vision for high-performance education systems and leadership. It helps school leaders redesign their schools as higher performance organizations.