LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Department of Education will sponsor an event Saturday with a goal of pairing schools with highly motivated and energetic individuals interested in the teaching profession.
"Becoming an Arkansas Teacher" will be from 9a.m. to noon at the Holiday Inn-Airport, 3201 Bankhead Drive, Little Rock.
"Through events like this one, we are able to highlight teaching as a rewarding and fulfilling career, and bring together interested schools with potential new teachers to help us continue to improve education in Arkansas," said Camille Sterrett, the department's teacher recruiter.
High school students, college students, or those interested in changing careers are welcome. So far, more than 225 people have registered to attend.
Schools are especially interested in those wanting to teach in the areas of mathematics (Grades 7-12); science (Grades 7-12); gifted and talented education; foreign language; and special education.