AP Schools looking for teachers (2020-21)

Ascension Public Schools is holding a Virtual Teacher Job Fair for all schools. Those wishing to secure teaching positions for the 2020-21 school year should apply now. “We invite you to become a teammate! Come work in an organization where service, teamwork, leadership, and learning are our Core Values. We are currently hiring for 30 schools and […]

Learning from Home with the Museum’s D-Day Continuing Education Course!

Explore the Allied Invasion of Normandy Online! ENROLL NOW ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM D-Day: The Allied Invasion of Normandy Course opens today! Enrollment will open through April 22, 2020! Cost: $299 In this revival of one of our most popular courses, explore the largest amphibious invasion in history through expert interviews, fascinating oral histories, unique […]

Department of Education issues guidance on Continuous Learning for Students with Disabilities

In response to the statewide closure of school facilities to students to curb the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Louisiana Department of Education today released a suite of resources to support continuous learning for students with disabilities. The resources, which are designed for school systems and families, include distance education models; samples of […]

Alexander: Grades based on work prior to March 13

Dear Ascension Public Schools Families, We remain committed to our service to students. It is both our obligation and our privilege to serve students in the Ascension Parish community. We are extremely grateful for the commitment, expertise, and passion of our outstanding teachers and staff who are delivering services in spite of their own personal challenges. Our promise […]

Academic and Workforce Planning Toolkit during COVID-19 school closures

Distance Education Models, Communication Systems, Curricular Materials, and Personnel Guidance Now Available In response to the statewide closure of school facilities to students to curb the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Louisiana Department of Education today released a suite of resources to support school system leaders with academic and workforce planning during this […]

National WWII Museum offering K-12 Webinar (The Manhattan Project today)

WATCH WEBINAR Over the next several weeks, join The National WWII Museum for a series of K–12 webinars broadcasting live on the Museum’s Facebook page each Thursday and Friday at 11:00 a.m. central time. Students and their families will meet Museum Educators who will teach important lessons from definitive moments in World War II. You’ll also participate […]

BBB warns of Door-To-Door scams

The Better Business Bureau of South Central has received calls from a local consumer that was contacted by a door-to-door solicitor asking to do work on her home. What we want people to understand, for a solicitor to go door-to-door, they must have a permit with the local city or parish. At this time, when […]

Arts Council Launches “Artist Talks”

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge is hosting a community Zoom meeting for artists entitled “Artist Talks.” The first session of this weekly series will be held this Thursday, March 26th, at 1:00 p.m. Central Time (U.S. and Canada). Renee Chatelain, President/CEO of the Arts Council, will facilitate this first meeting along with Monica […]

Louisiana opens Childcare Assistance Program for critical personnel

In response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) today opened the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) to support essential critical infrastructure personnel. By simply completing an application, these families can access subsidized care for children age 12 and under at licensed childcare centers participating in the program, or […]

Covid-19 Dos and Don’ts

In accordance with Governor John Bel Edwards’ latest executive order, and to further prevent the spread of COVID-19, Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment has decreed that all nonessential Parish workers should stay home until further notice. Additional instructions will be forwarded regularly. Ascension Parish DPW employees already are working on split, 7-day-on 7-day-off shifts. This […]