STPPS to Participate in SLU Residency Program ::..
In partnership with Southeastern Louisiana University, the St. Tammany Parish Public School System will participate in a year-long teacher candidate Residency Program for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. The teacher candidate Residency Program will support and develop new teachers as a means of improving teacher quality.
Five STPPS schools are participating in this new program and 16 district teachers will serve as mentors to the teacher candidates.
Mentor teachers from the district will be paired with teacher candidates from SLU in a co-teaching model. This model is designed so teacher candidates can master core teaching skills and turn these classroom experiences into action.
Mentor teachers were selected through an application and interview process. As a part of this process, they committed ...
Monitoring Weather Situation ::..
The St. Tammany Parish Public School System is closely monitoring the weather situation. School System leaders are in constant contact with the National Weather Service and St. Tammany Parish emergency operations officials. If there are any updates, the School System will release information through our mobile app, social media, website and local media outlets.
Core Headed to Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame ::..
An icon in Southeastern Louisiana basketball history, C.A. Core spent time in the St. Tammany Parish Public School System as a teacher and coach after his playing days were over.
Nearly 50 years after his final college season in 1967-68, he’s still the school’s all-time leader in scoring and rebounding. He also still holds several single season records. He led Southeastern in scoring and rebounding all four years, averaging a double-double each season (22.3 ppg/12.3 rpg as a freshman, 20.0/15.9 as a sophomore, 21.1/15.0 as a junior and 21.7/18.5 as a senior).
For his career, he averaged 21.3 points and 15.4 rebounds per game in finishing with 2,046 points and 1,475 rebounds. He earned NAIA and AP All-American honors in 1966-67 ...
Student Scholars, Outstanding Educator Honored by East Chamber ::..
Four STPPS high school graduates and a teacher from Chahta-Ima Elementary were recognized at Wednesday's Education Luncheon hosted by the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce.
STPPS Superintendent Trey Folse served as the luncheon's guest speaker as he highlighted the many wonderful stories in our School System.
Five high school graduates from the Slidell area were awarded 2017 East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce - Keesler Federal Credit Union Scholarships. Representing STPPS were Kristen Delhom from Northshore High, Riley Herdliska from Slidell High, Kayleigh Reneau from Pearl River High, and Martina Faciane from Salmen High.
Delhom plans to study biochemistry at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and pursue a medical or nursing career. Throughout high school, she was involved with the ...
Summer Heat, Cool Learning ::..
More than 400 teachers from throughout the St. Tammany Parish Public School System continued their commitment to learning June 13-14 at the Summer Institute held at Lakeshore High School.
Teachers had the choice of 100 different seminars, covering such topics as assessment, early childhood, ELA, classroom management, math, science, social studies, special education, and technology. Educators and trainers also presented sessions on coding, creating instructional videos, and using apps to increase student engagement. Teachers discovered what learning opportunities are available through a variety of software programs, websites, and video production skills which enable students to showcase what they have learned.
The Summer Institute is a two-day professional development program that emphasizes interactive learning experiences. Attending the seminars enables teachers to begin ...