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February 4, 2009 > Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair

Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair

The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) will present the 2009 Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair on Saturday, February 28, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., at Alhambra High School, in Martinez.

Representatives from 13 school districts in Contra Costa County, as well as the County Office of Education (COE), will be on hand to talk to perspective employees. In addition, counselors from local college will be on hand to discuss their schools teaching credential programs for new teachers, as well as re-entry teachers.

For this current school year [2008-2009], the 18 school districts and the COE placed more than 700 teachers and certificated staff employees, says CCCOEs Associate Superintendent, Human Resources Michael Bowers. Even in this very difficult economy, it is expected that an additional 500 to 600 new teachers will be employed for the 2009-2010 school year. District spokespersons state that the biggest need is to fill teaching positions in mathematics, science, special education, English, and speech therapy.

Attendees will discover numerous teaching opportunities in a variety of fields, including:

áAll levels of K-12
áGrades 7-12
-Social Studies
-Foreign Languages
-Life Sciences
-Physical Education
áEnglish as a second Language (ELS)
áSpecial Education
áAlternative Education
áSchool Counselors
áSchool Psychologists
áROP Regional Occupational Programs
áAdult Education
áSubstitute Teaching
áSchool Nurses

The 2009 Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair is a service provided by the Contra Costa County Office of Education. Alhambra High School is located at 150 E. Street, Martinez. The fair will be held inside the schools gymnasium. (Follow signs to top parking lot, closest to the multi-use room.) For additional information, call (925) 942-3387 or visit

Jonathan B. Lance
Communications Specialist
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523


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