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August 16, 2016

Professional References: Who, Why, and How to make them work for you

As you begin your job search, you may find yourself wondering about references, letters of recommendation, and how to most effectively use both throughout the process. Following are some tips to help you better understand the purpose of each and how to use them most effectively.

August 09, 2016

Student Teaching - Advance your career before it starts!

For most undergraduate Education majors, student teaching will be your most in-depth teaching experience, one that will be featured prominently on your resume and from which you will share numerous examples of your work impacting and educating students. And while student teaching is an incredibly busy, stressful, amazing experience, consider the following to set yourself up for a successful job search:

July 26, 2016

Memory

A fun game for all ages, especially if you're good at it. Think of recruitment fairs as a strategic game of memory. Many educators, new and veteran, will ask if they should attend recruitment fairs. Absolutely!

July 19, 2016

I Never . . . I Always...

As someone looking into teaching, you may think I never took education classes in college. The great news is many states have alternative licensing programs. These programs allow you to teach, while earning your teacher license/credential.

July 12, 2016

Would you rather...

Looking at teaching, we can spin this game differently to help educators find their dream job.

June 21, 2016

Hunt for the Best and Brightest

Our profession has become more and more competitive. Districts are on the hunt for the best and the brightest. Our children deserve no less! Candidates are competing for jobs with others from all over. We recognize the shortages in areas of math, science, special education and world languages.

June 07, 2016

Want to Emerge Victorious in the Job Search Game? Begin with a Strong Game Plan

Similar to football, if you are going to be victorious in the job search game, it is what you do with the time prior to applying and interviewing for a job that will be most influential to obtaining the job you want. It will hinge on your game plan. Below are a few critical item to consider when putting together a strong game plan:

April 19, 2016

Financial Aspects for New Teachers

There are three key areas that teachers outside of salaries that must be considered before accepting a position.

March 29, 2016

Interviews But No Offers?

If you've been interviewing and applying for positions but you still haven't found a teaching job, you might be overlooking some key elements that could impact the impression you are making on school districts.

March 22, 2016

A Shopping List for Teachers and Districts

Employment market can be overwhelming for candidates and employers. Before you begin looking, create a shopping list to identify opportunities that are a great fit.

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