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 Date: September 25, 2008 Contact:  Paula Cobler, 361-570-4350

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Upcoming UHV job fair matches potential teachers to school districts


 

The public can become educated about job opportunities in many South Texas school districts at the Fall 2008 Teacher Job Fair organized by the University of Houston-Victoria.

 

Everyone is invited to attend from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 15 in the Multipurpose Room of the UHV University Center, 3007 N. Ben Wilson.

 

Eunice Mesa
"If you are looking for a job with a school district, or if your school district is looking for employees, this is a great place to start," said Eunice Mesa, UHV Career Services coordinator.

 

"We're bringing in representatives of school districts from around Victoria, Houston and all along the U.S. Highway 59 corridor between them."

 

The list of participating school districts already includes Goliad, Beeville, Alief, Lamar Consolidated and Klein. Up to 35 districts are expected to be represented. Officials will be looking for teachers, assistant teachers and paraprofessionals, Mesa said.

 

The event also promises to bring in many quality applicants for school districts looking for new employees.

 

Any school district from the region is welcome to send someone, Mesa said. School district representatives need to register by Oct. 14 and pay a small $40 fee, which includes lunch.

 

Job seekers don't need to register but are encouraged to dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes to hand out to interested school district representatives.

 

For more information, including a list of all school districts that will be represented, contact Mesa at 361-570-4369 or mesae@uhv.edu.

 

 

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelorís and masterís degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.