Virtual Teacher Recruitment Fair
December 8, 2021 from 10:30 am – 4pm, CST
Over 100 Schools and Districts
committed to diversity recruitment and hiring at this event.
10:30 am – 11:00 am, CST
WEBINAR SESSION: Tips on “How to Get Interviewed & Hired”
Who should attend? New and experienced job seeking teachers looking to find a job today. Most career coaches will give you general tips and advice about how to interview — PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! That’s excellent advice! However, we know you’ll prefer a step-by-step guide to help you prepare your resume and portfolio. A panel of HR recruiters and career coaches will tell you what matters most and to whom. This session will be straight and to the point.
11:00 am – 11:30 am, CST
WEBINAR SESSION: 5 Ways to Use Social Media Presence to Impress HR Representatives & Principals
Who should attend? The title speaks for itself, so don’t miss this opportunity for tips that’ll make you shine. You’ll also get to ask those questions no one has ever been able to answer for you. Marsha Hudson is a social media guru who has all the best secrets to social media success.
11:30 am – 12:00 pm, CST
WEBINAR SESSION: How to Best Navigate This Virtual Fair Platform!
Who should attend? All career seeking teacher candidates interested in interviewing with HR Representatives and principals for a job.
If you want to visit with schools and districts on your hot list, you should attend this short webinar session for tips and recommendations of how to navigate this virtual fair platform easily and efficiently. We’ll tell you how to enter a chatroom and get noticed immediately. You’ll also learn what to say once a recruiter engages in a chat with you. Finally, we’ll tell you the secret to scheduling an interview before leaving your chat session. It’s time to get hired!
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, CST
EXHIBIT HALL EXPOSITION: Visit Over 100 School District Booths / Chatrooms
Who should attend? Job seeking teacher candidates.
Meet and greet the HR representatives and principals. COLLECT THE NAMES & NUMBERS OF THOSE WHO MATTER! Join the group chats, have a private audio, or video chat session with a representative. Get the answers to all your questions. Learn about the application process. Watch videos about the school districts. Visit over 100 school district booths on the same day.
What We Do
Connect People with the Right Jobs for Them
We connect educators and leaders of future generations with the opportunities they need.
Career Advice & Candidate Resources
Trust our career coaches to help you build a solid foundation for your job search by identifying those aspects of your personality and experience that will differentiate you from your competition.
Resources for Candidates & HR Recruiters
The DIVERSITY in Ed Resource Center includes — a job board, print magazine and job fairs to connect teachers of color, culture and diverse backgrounds with schools, institutions and organizations committed to recruiting and hiring a diverse workforce.
We Build Lasting Relationships
DIVERSITY in Ed offers an Education Community Network of credentialed and certified teachers from around the country who are in various stages of their careers and are seriously considering their career options. Some are new graduates looking for that first dream job, some are veteran educators exploring the market for ways to advance, and some are hearing the calls of graduate school.
Other members of the DIVERSITY in Ed community include:
• Schools and districts committed to recruiting and hiring diverse teachers for their students;
• Professional teaching organizations offering career development and networking opportunities;
• Colleges and universities looking to attract highly motivated candidates of color for their graduate and professional schools;
• Colleges and universities, particularly HBCUs and Hispanic Servings Institutions providing additional career resources and job opportunities to their prospective graduates.
The DIVERSITY in Ed community is unlike any other. They are the standout leaders – the courageous visionaries committed to providing equity in the education they offer the communities they serve.
"We would like to set up a FALL and SPRING Fair with you. We hired 25 candidates from our April Fair! One of them just yesterday! The gift that keeps on giving. We hired 16% of candidates that registered."
Beth Hofer, Director of Recruitment and Retention, School District of Indian River, Florida [July 30, 2021]
"DIVERSITY in Ed introduced me to the company I was interested in working for, which was Mastery Charter Schools. On the job posting for the position I was pursuing, they stated they would be at the DIVERSITY in Ed Job Fair. I figured it would be a great opportunity to meet the recruiters for that position. So I registered, attended, and got the job I was looking for!"
Registered Candidate Success, Brittany Jenkins, Mastery Charter School
“Diversity in Ed is a dependable recruitment tool. Through our partnership with Diversity in Ed, we are able to attract a diverse pool of high quality candidates to meet our staffing needs. Their website design is extremely user friendly and provides us with an opportunity to market our district and target hard to staff positions/content areas.”
Laura Bowes, Executive Director, HR, Duval County Public Schools [Partner since 2007]
“Recruiting top talent for school districts is a challenging task for our Human Resources division. We believe by working with DIVERSITY in Ed, we have been able to attract high quality candidates to fill critical vacancies in the classroom and at the district level. By hiring individuals from different backgrounds, we serve all of our students more effectively, with greater compassion and understanding. We appreciate the assistance our District has received through the partnership with Diversity in Ed!”
Kathleen Magliacane, HR Director, Charleston County School District [Partner since 2012]
"Diversity in Ed is the catalyst for bridging the higher education pre-service world to the classroom job opportunities for our future teachers. During this time, when collaboration is critical to the advancement of our education system, Diversity in Ed provides the resources, support and opportunities for educators to maximize their time and effort to focus on building a culturally competent workforce. Diversity in Ed is a go-to for any recruitment effort and diversity enhancement strategy!"
Joshua P. Cole, Ph.D., Executive Director of Strategic Engagement,School of Education, Virginia Commonwealth University
"I write to share the news that our program’s proposal for a BA degree program in Japanese Studies at the College of William & Mary has been approved and to thank you for your invaluable support, which helped to make this possible… Diversity in Ed is precisely the sort of authoritative voice we needed to help make our case, and your letter made it so persuasively—we couldn’t have done it without you!"
Michael Cronin, Associate Chair of Faculty Affairs, Associate Professor of Japanese Studies, College of William & Mary
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