School districts should approach talent acquisition like professional sports approaches drafting professional athletes.
Strategies for Young Educators on Effective Time Management
Opening doors and developing skills through professional networks
The most important quality an educator can possess is heart!
Ideas Sparking Action: How Young Educators Can Play a Leadership Role in College-School Partnerships
Student teachers can take a leadership role in forming mutually beneficial partnerships between their university and their school.
At any point in your career in education, it is important to reflect upon your role within the school community, to understand how you can get more involved to enhance the experience for all.
Become successful in your career by learning from your mistakes as well as being thankful for those who have helped you navigate these challenges.
As you gain more experience and comfort during student teaching, begin share some of your personal time investing in your students, as well as school related events or activities. Actions such as these demonstrate your commitment to the school and/or community, and your growing professionalism.
Use these tips to help you make a positive first impression as you prepare for job fair and school-based interviews.
As you begin your student teaching experience, look and act like a professional educator from the very start. Make a good impression on those around you as you never know who might be an instrumental connection regarding future job prospects.