A cohort of Texas A&M College of Education students have been visiting HISD campuses since Tuesday, learning more about the district and getting hands-on experience working in classrooms.
A total of 250 students are spending an entire day learning the ropes at more than a dozen campuses, an experience that could lead them to careers in HISD. Continue reading
225 prospective teachers came out to the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center on Tuesday for HISD’s Summer School Job Fair. 25 secondary schools interviewed teachers to provide support for 9th and 12th grade students who will be required to re-take the STAAR End of Course exams or the Exit Level TAKS. Students must pass these exams to get their diplomas.
Recruiting event designed to showcase the advantages of a career with HISD to external candidates
The Recruitment and Selection team from Human Resources held an interactive info session exclusively for experienced teachers from outside the district on Feb. 11. Placing an effective teacher in every classroom is part of HISD’s plan to transform the district – called the Strategic Direction.
Almost 120 participants attended the event, which included breakout sessions on certification requirements, district benefits, and the new Teacher Development and Appraisal System.
Attendees were also invited to participate in a panel discussion with HISD school improvement officers, principals, and current veteran teachers, after which they met one-on-one with principals and representatives from 44 different schools.