The 2017 Teacher and Principal of the Year online application portal is now open. Please click here to download a guide for using the online application system. Teacher and principal candidates for the awards may begin creating their online application now. Charter School Guidelines Each charter school/CMO should develop their own process to determine which candidates will […]
Google’s Expeditions Pioneers Program, a free program that enables teachers to take their students on virtual field trips, is coming to New Orleans! Google is bringing the Pioneer Program to schools in each of the regions they visit. Schools who sign up get an Expeditions kit, with everything they need for an immersive adventure: ASUS smartphones, a tablet […]
Our Voice Nuestra Voz (OVNV) is a parent advocacy organization that builds the capacity of Latino parents in New Orleans as advocates to ensure that all children in New Orleans have access to a great school. As a part of OVNV, Latino families learn to understand the educational system in New Orleans, are trained to […]
Propeller and IDIYA, in partnership with Capital One Bank, is excited to offer a no-cost 16-week makerspace teacher training program to your school! Two teachers from each public middle school are eligible to attend. Sessions take place on Saturday mornings from 10AM – 12:30 PM beginning January 9, 2016-May 7, 2016. Program Overview Poised to transform […]
Episodes from the most recent season of Educating Louisiana continue to air on Thursdays on Cox Channel 4 in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and New Orleans. Check out the line up below and tune in on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. Don’t have access to Cox? All episodes are also available online on our Vimeo channel.
The OneApp application, the annual public school and program enrollment process for the 2016-17 school year, is now open to New Orleans parents and families. Students new to New Orleans’ public schools or seeking to transfer to a new school for the 2016-2017 school year, as well as families seeking a publicly-funded early childhood seat […]
WYES and the National World War II Museum have co-produced an exciting electronic field trip (EFT): “We’re All in This Together, How Students Like You Helped Win WWII”. The EFT is a live, interactive lesson delivered directly to your students at school through a streamed webcast. The webcast (approximately 40-45 minutes in length) is geared […]
Saturday, Oct. 24 is Election Day. Do your part. Be informed. Go vote. As a nonprofit, LAPCS cannot make endorsements of candidates or tell our membership how to vote. We can however, pass along information on the candidates. Please see below for the list of all candidates running for Governor and for the Louisiana Board […]
Check out this short video highlighting 20 years of charter law in Louisiana, featuring some of our charter school leaders across the state.
The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) has released a suite of parent and teacher resources designed to help support parents’ understanding of individual 2014-15 state assessment results for English language arts and math being sent to districts the week of November 9. The resources include: PARCC Parent Resource Packet for Districts: A quick guide for districts […]