In Maine, state workers are pitching summer-camp counselors on the advantages of being a instructor. In Texas, faculty districts are shopping for billboards in different states to lure educators throughout the border. In Florida, navy veterans with no prior educating expertise will quickly be allowed to steer school rooms. In New Jersey, dozens of districts will pipe virtual teachers into classrooms.
Nationwide, faculty districts are coping with what many directors are calling the hardest instructor recruiting season they’ve ever skilled. Colleges are racing to fill classroom openings with certified educators as the varsity yr begins, with many holding out hope that they received’t have to resort to long-term substitutes, slicing courses or growing class sizes.