I want to respond to the commenter who wrote that she is losing hope of ever landing an ed admin. postition. It's tough to hear the discouragement after your posting. However, I have a few ideas I'd like to run past you. First of all, is it absolutely necessary to stay in the same district? In most locations around the country, there are usually more than a dozen school systems within commuting distance from someone's home. Nationally, there is a strong need for school administrators, so opportunities may be nearby but not in your district. Also, some ed admin opportunities ...

Welcome to the Career Corner! I'm BJ Bryant and as the Executive Director of the American Association for Employment in Education, it is exciting to be a partner with Agent K-12 to discuss the issues of careers in education and of employment in the teaching profession. Our association has researched educator supply and demand for the past 30 years. In 2006, we continued to see a steady, positive increase in the demand for education candidates. Certainly, in fields like special education, math, and science, there are shortages of educators around the country. However, we know that there are great differences ...

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