Jump Start

ProStart ® is now officially approved as one of only 20 statewide Jump Start pathways and as a part of the Gulf River Parishes regional pathway for Hospitality, Tourism, Culinary and Retail. Jump Start is the Louisiana Department of Education’s new program designed for schools districts, colleges and businesses to collaborate in providing training and certifications to high school students preparing them for careers in high-wage, high-growth fields. For more information on ProStart programs as part of the Jump Start Career Education program, please contact Jennifer Jeansonne [jjeansonne@lra.org or (504) 636-6691].