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 Date: February 5, 2009 Contact:  Paula Cobler, 361-570-4350

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UHV offers education career fair Wednesday


 

If someone is interested in a job in education, the University of Houston-Victoria can help.

 

About 25 school districts are expected at the Education Career Fair hosted by UHV from 10 to noon on Wednesday in the Multi-Purpose Room of the University Center, 3007 N. Ben Wilson.

 

Eunice Mesa

“We’ll have representatives from school districts like Katy, Fort Bend, Victoria and the surrounding areas,” UHV Career Services coordinator Eunice Mesa said.

 

The event is free to the public. Attendees are asked to dress professionally and bring plenty of copies of their resumes, she said.

 

“If any school districts are looking for new employees, we still have some space available,” she said.

 

 

 

In the past, similar events have drawn more than 60 quality applicants.

 

Dennis Riedesel

The UHV School of Education & Human Development also will have representatives available to answer any questions about becoming a certified teacher or earning an advanced degree in education.

 

“Education is a very good field to be in during a recession,” said Dennis Riedesel, director of field-based experiences in the UHV School of Education & Human Development. “We will always have to send our children to school.”

 

For more information, including the complete list of school districts sending representatives, 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 bachelor’s and master’s 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.