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Union to host Teacher Expo 2012

JACKSON, Tenn.April 16, 2012 – Representatives from 18 area school systems will meet with prospective teachers April 19 at Union University’s Teacher Expo 2012.

The event will take place from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Carl Grant Events Center. All graduate and undergraduate education students as well as students in critical shortage areas such as math, biology, physics, chemistry, Spanish, French and English as a second language have been invited to attend.

“Teacher Expo 2012 provides a competitive platform for Union’s top education students to network and market their talents and gifts to recruiters representing quality school systems,” said Reneé Jones, associate director of the Vocatio Center for Life Calling and Career at Union University. “These recruiters are seeking the best and brightest from Union University to educate and help to develop the minds of tomorrow’s leaders.”

Both public and private institutions will be represented, in both urban and rural school systems.

Participating school systems are: Brinkley Heights Urban Academy, Chester County School District, Crockett County Schools, DeSoto County Schools, Dyersburg City Schools, Hardeman County Schools, Haywood County Schools, Henderson County School System, Humboldt City Schools, Jackson-Madison County Schools, Lauderdale County Schools, Memphis City Schools/Teach Memphis, Milan Special School District, Network of International Christian Schools, Shelby County Schools, Tipton County Board of Education, Trenton Special School District, Trinity Christian Academy.

For more information, contact Jones at (731) 661-5421 or rjones@uu.edu.


Media contact: Mark Kahler, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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