Jefferson Business Council names Eric Bosch as 2021 Chairman

Tim Coulon, Jefferson Business Council (JBC) Executive Director, has announced CPA Eric Bosch as their 2021 Chairman. He will begin his duties on Jan 1, 2021.  The JBC also selected their board officers at their General Membership meeting on Wednesday, November 18,...

Join us in supporting our small local businesses in Jefferson Parish

Small local businesses are the backbone of the Jefferson Parish economy. Right now, they need your help. Show some local love to your favorite #JeffParish shops, restaurants and businesses to support them during the pandemic. 73% of businesses in Jefferson Parish...

JEDCO Announces 2019 Award Recipients  at Annual Luncheon

PRESS RELEASE- December 5, 2019 JEDCO Announces 2019 Award Recipients at Annual Luncheon   Organization highlights key wins & initiatives at event (Kenner, LA) - The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) celebrated a successful year of economic...

JP SCHOOLS STUDENTS EARN 62% JUMP IN WORKFORCE CREDENTIALS

HARVEY, LA (November 19, 2019) — More Jefferson Parish Schools students are graduating with workforce credentials, and more of these certifications are in high-wage, high-skill fields.   JP Schools saw a 62% jump in the number of career and technical...

Investing in early childhood education is an easy sell

If there’s been one regular refrain on the campaign trail this season, it’s been a call for more investment in early childhood education. There’s a good reason for that. Research shows that providing quality early education for at-risk children has major benefits —...

JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOLS LEADS STATE IN ADVANCED PLACEMENT GROWTH

Jefferson Parish Schools had the largest growth in Louisiana on Advanced Placement (AP) exams. No Louisiana system exceeded Jefferson Parish’s 11.1% growth. “This is another example of our momentum in Jefferson Parish Schools,” said JP Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade...