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  • Posted 05/22/2017

    Beatrice Wilson Bass, a retired JPS elementary teacher, passed away on Wednesday, May 17. She is the Aunt of Elaine Johnson, music teacher at Blackburn Middle School. Services are scheduled for May 23 and 24.

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  • Posted 05/06/2017

    Recipients of 2016-2017 Contingent Contracts and/or Three-Year Non-Renewable Licenses are asked to respond to the questions in this brief survey: Begin the Contingent Contract/Three-Year License Survey.

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  • Posted 05/08/2017

    A new Risk Management Safety Training presentation has been added to the Risk Management Safety Talks section of the Intranet.

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  • Posted 04/07/2017

    COMPREHENSIVE NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY: In this survey, you will have the opportunity to start and stop before submitting your final results. To stop the survey at any time, click the "Save and Continue Later" link at the bottom of the page. When you are ready to continue the survey, you will be given the option to start at the beginning of the survey or return where you last left off.

    • Title I Comprehensive Needs Assessment Staff Survey (Instructional Staff Only)
      To begin the Staff Survey, please enter your Employee ID.

    • Title I Comprehensive Needs Assessment Student Survey
      To begin the Student Survey, please enter your Lunch ID.
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  • Posted 09/27/2016

    The Professional Learning Academy at Mississippi University for Women offers educators an opportunity to earn CEUs completely online. Each six-week course earns 2.0 CEUs. Registration is $59 per course which includes the CEU certificate. You must have internet access and basic computer skills to take courses. For more information, contact the Office of Professional Learning at (662) 329-7288 or email pl@muw.edu. For a list of courses or to get started, go to http://www.muw.edu/outreach/professional-learning/pla.

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  • Posted 05/10/2017

    All JPS Elementary and Middle School Administrators, Counselors and Teachers: Do not forget to sign up for the Jackson Public Schools Tools for Life Champions Conference to be held June 8 and 9. Register for the Tools for Life Champions Conference today

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  • Posted 05/10/2017

    Hinds Community College is offering free Praxis workshops in June. Workshops will be held from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Bobby G. Cooper Fine Arts Bldg. on the Hinds Community College Campus in Utica as follows:

    • Praxis Core (Reading/Writing)—June 5–9
    • Praxis Core (Math)—June 19–23

    Participants will be reimbursed for their Praxis registration fees upon showing proof of registration and submitting test scores. For more information, please contact Yolanda Houston at (601) 885–7174.

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  • Posted 04/25/2017

    Teachers get FREE CEUs. The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science will offer a variety of hands-on workshops for teachers during the week of July 17–21. Visit the museum's Teacher Education page for offerings and registration details.

    CEUs are sponsored by Central Mississippi RC&D and MDEQ. The only fee for teachers is for the workshop registration.

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  • Posted 02/28/2017

    Jackson State University is accepting applications for Mathematics Advancement in Teaching through Professional Development (Project MAT-PD2) for teachers of mathematics in grades K–8. Project MAT-PD2 begins June 5–17 with workshops scheduled from 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The program continues during the school year on one Saturday a month in September, October, November and February 2018.

    This program provides 12 CEUs, a participation stipend, on-campus housing for summer sessions, an opportunity to compete to receive more instructional materials worth $500, and many more benefits.

    For more information contact Teresa Demeritte, project coordinator, at (601) 979-2969, or visit the Project MAT–PD2 website.

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  • Re-Posted 04/10/2017

    To All Certified Employees: If your certification expires June 30, 2017, don’t wait until it’s too late. Please complete the Educator Licensure Renewal Process before your certification expires. For more information, contact Dr. Dyna Chambers at (601) 985-3159.

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  • Posted 03/30/2017

    JPS is seeking to fill a Teacher Academy instructor position at Forest Hill High School. The qualified individual will possess the 971 teaching endorsement. The endorsement may be earned by teachers who hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a valid five-year standard Mississippi Educator License. 

    The District has established a Teacher Academy through the Academies of Jackson. The academy will be offered at Forest Hill High School and the Career Development Center.

    Interested applicants should contact Dr. Dyna Chambers at (601) 985-3159 or dmanogin@jackson.k12.ms.us.

    For more information, see the Teacher Academy Notice.

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  • Posted 03/03/2017

    The University of Mississippi Center for Mathematics and Science Education (CMSE) is hosting several professional development institutes in June 2017 for CEU credit. For more information, please call (662) 915-6621 or visit the CMSE website at http://umcmse.com/.

    Download the CMSE Summer Professional Development flyer.

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  • Posted 12/21/2016

    State Superintendent Dr. Carey Wright addressed the Jackson Public Schools Corrective Action Plan at the December 20, 2016, regular meeting of the Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees. For the convenience of schools, the segment of the meeting is available here on the Intranet. Click the link below to watch.

    Dr. Carey Wright on Corrective Action Plan Progress.

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  • Posted 08/12/2016

    REMINDER: AT&T is offering a 17 percent discount for wireless service to JPS employees. For more information, email Erin McKowen or call (225) 936-6768. Learn more about the AT&T discount offer.

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  • Posted 10/11/2016

    Because of state budget cuts, the Jackson Hinds Library System has reduced public hours in all libraries.  These changes became effective on October 10, 2016. Refer to the Jackson Hinds Library's press release for more details and the easy-to-reference chart that shows the new hours for each library.

    Please share this information with JPS teachers, parents, and students.

    For more information, please contact:

    Patty Furr, Executive Director
    Jackson Hinds Library System
    300 North State Street
    Jackson, MS 39201-1705
    T: 601.968.5825/5805
    F: 601.968.5817

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  • Posted 01/10/2017

    The District’s internet and email service have been affected by a recent power outage. In order to log into your email, please take the following steps: Press Control, Alt, Delete, then select Forgot Password and begin to reset your password.

    Another option is to go to the intranet page of the JPS website. Click the Support tab on the toolbar at the top of the page. Then click Self-Service Reset Password Management. This will take you to a screen to reset your password. Click Forgot My Password. You will need your Employee Identification Number to complete the process. Please contact your administrative office for your employee ID number.

    If you need additional assistance, please call the Help Desk at (601) 973-8601.

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  • Posted 08/12/2016

    REMINDER: Teachers can earn CEUs by participating in professional learning opportunities via www.s-resa.org. For more information, contact Bobby Brown, Executive Director of Curriculum, (601) 960-8872.

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  • Posted 05/10/2017

    The JPS Career Development Center is accepting applications for Childcare through its Early Childhood Program. The application period continues through August 18, 2017. The Career Development Center is located at 2703 First Avenue. Details about the program are as follows:

    • Tuition: $30/week
    • Hours: 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
    • Children's ages: 3–4 years old on or before September 1. Children must be able to use the restroom without assistance.
    • Priority enrollment for JPS employees.
    • Applications accepted from the community.

    For more information and to get the application, please call (601) 960–5322.

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