PK -12 Teaching Opportunities

To:      Education Department

From:  Shannon Johnston

Re:      PK-12 Teaching Jobs


Since 1902, Southern Teachers Agency has helped candidates find teaching and coaching jobs in private & independent schools in the South.  It is our hope that you will consider forwarding this email to students interested in teaching.

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Green Corps Paid Work Experience

Green Corps Early Application Deadline September 30th, 2012

Green Corps <>  is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day.

In Green Corps¹ <>  year-long paid program, you¹ll get intensive training in the skills you¹ll need to make a difference in the world. You¹ll get hands-on experience fighting to solve urgent environmental problems ‹ global warming, deforestation, water pollution, factory farming and many others ‹ with groups such as Sierra Club and Food and Water Watch. And, when you graduate from Green Corps <> , we¹ll help you find a career with one of the nation¹s leading environmental and social change groups.

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Graduate and Professional School Job Fair

Graduate & Professional School Fair <>

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 3-7 p.m., Illini Union

Open to ALL students. Come as you are! A full list of participating schools and programs is now available <> .

Application Deadline approaching for Peace Corps

Calling all Seniors and Graduate Students! 

Help a community in need, gain valuable skills, become a global citizen.
Peace Corps is seeking dedicated people to fill thousands of program assignments around the world – set up your future now! Work for Peace Corps after graduation. Gain global skills and get financial assistance from grad schools. Apply by September 30 to secure a spot in 2013.

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Juniors and Seniors in the Minor – PLEASE READ

Juniors and Seniors in the minor – there are still many of you who have not completed your required paperwork in order to participate in clinical experiences!  I have listed the information sent by the OCE recently and I’m also reminding you about the BBP, CBC and Safety Training!  It is very important that you complete these requirements in a timely fashion.  Remember that you are no longer only Illinois students, you are now in an Illinois State Board of Education certification program and will need to follow those procedures as well. If you have not completed all of your requirements, please read on.  If you have, then you need not worry.

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Content Test before Student Teaching

Hello seniors in the Minor and BAT,

I just wanted to send you a note to remind you that before you can begin your student teaching experience, you must pass the Content Test in your subject area.  You can go to for information on study guides and more.  Please do not delay in checking test dates and signing up if you have not already done so.