April 8, 2020

Hiring teachers remotely? Recruiters share 5 lessons from virtual job fairs

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Across the country, virtual job fairs are taking place on a much larger scale through a platform developed by the California Center on Teaching Careers, a state-funded agency working to address teacher shortages in the state. Since last year, more than 150 school districts or countywide education agencies have participated in six virtual fairs, and over 1,400 teachers have been hired throughout California.

Even though some experts say the pandemic could result in lost revenue for districts next school year — which affects hiring — school district administrators still must plan ahead because of retirements, resignations, and the ongoing need for replacements or new recruits.

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