25th Annual Teacher Recruitment Fair - 2012

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Decatur Public Schools


Industry: 
Education/Academia - Early Childhd/Preschool; Education/Academia - Secondary; Education/Academia - Special Needs Education; Education/Academia - Other; Arts & Entertainment - Film/Video; Education/Academia - ESL

Organization URL: 
www.dps61.org

Organization Description: 
Decatur Public School District 61is the 22nd largest unit district in the state of Illinois, serving approximately 9000 students. The district consists of one Pre-Kindergarten center, 13 Kindergarten-Sixth Grade elementary schools, one Pre Kindergarten-Eighth Grade school, two Kindergarten-Eighth Grade schools, two middle schools, two high schools, and an alternative education program. The district also operates a regional Technical Academy and is the administrative agent for the Macon-Piatt Special Education District. Five of our facilities are magnet schools, including a Montessori school and a balanced calendar "year round" school. We are a diverse district with approximately 1,800 staff members with 100% of our elementary teaching staff noted as being highly-qualified! It's a New Day in Decatur Public Schools!


Majors Being Recruited: 
- Child Development (BS in Ed only)
- Counseling: School Counseling
- Family Studies - Life Management Education
- Mathematics
- Music
- Secondary Education
- Spanish
- Special Education
- Special Education: Emotional Impairment
- Special Education: Cognitive Impairment
- Speech and Language Pathology
- Education

Jobs Being Recruited: 
- Secondary Math
- Family & Consumer Science
- Business Education
- Special Education
- Speech/Language Pathologist