Free event meets community needs
CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) will sponsor its 7th annual Teacher Job Fair in Chicago on March 10. The statewide job fair linking teachers with charter public schools draws a pool of highly effective teachers from around the country. The event is free but registration is required at www.incschools.org by March 8.
"The INCS Teacher Job Fair is a way to ensure that charter public schools have exceptional teachers who can help drive student learning gains, and move them to post-secondary success," said Andrew Broy, President of INCS. "This event is an exceptional opportunity for the charter sector in Illinois." Broy added. Outreach for the Fair includes emphasis on teachers in high needs areas such as teachers of color, bilingual teachers, math, science, and special education teachers, and those with a Master's degree and three or more years of experience.
Representatives from the following institutions are among the public schools scheduled to participate.
Academy for Global Citizenship
Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter School
Chicago International Charter Schools
Chicago Talent Development High School
Chicago Virtual Charter School
EPIC Academy High School
Erie Elementary Charter School
KIPP Ascend Charter Schools
Learn Charter School
Legacy Charter School
Legal Prep Charter Schools
Namaste Charter School
Noble Network of Charter Schools
North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter High School
Perspectives Charter Schools
Rowe Elementary School
University of Chicago Charter School
UNO Charter School Network
Urban Prep Academies
Young Women's Leadership Charter School of Chicago
Youth Connections Charter High School
The Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) is dedicated to the improvement of education by establishing high-quality charter public schools that transform lives and communities. As the voice of the Illinois charter schools, INCS advocates for legislation on behalf of the charter sector, provides support to strengthen charter schools, and influences education policy for the benefit of all public school students.
Contacts: Sylvia Ewing
773 575-0073 (mobile)
or Catherine Deutsch
312 629-2063 ext. 13
SOURCE Illinois Network of Charter Schools