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LSCS to hold annual Education Job Fair

(March 5, 2010) – Lone Star College System will be holding its annual Education Job Fair on Thursday, March 25.

The job fair will feature representatives from school districts throughout the college system’s service area who are looking to hire and to fill positions, and all positions in the field of education will be included.

The event, which is being presented by the Career Services Council and teacher certification programs at LSCS, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the M.O. Campbell Education Center, 1865 Aldine Bender Road, Houston, Texas 77032.

“We are extremely excited to be able to once again bring these hiring entities together all at one time and in one place,” said Brian Dooley, LSCS senior program manager for workforce development and placement.  “This is a great opportunity for school districts to meet with a variety of prospective educators, students from teacher certification programs and community members who have an interest in education.”

The goal of this event is to provide both school district employers and potential educators – especially those who are currently in teacher certification programs, those who have completed teacher certification programs, and students studying for an associate’s in teaching degree – with educational employment opportunities. Dooley is co-chairing the event along with Julie Wilson, LSCS counselor and associate professor.

“This annual event is a great help to the school districts for hiring purposes and to individuals wishing to enter the field of education,” said Dooley.

LSCS officials say that job applicants who plan to attend should dress professionally and bring copies of their resumes.

For more information concerning the Education Job Fair, call 281-290-3260 or go to LoneStar.edu. E-mail inquiries may be sent to mc.studentsuccess@LoneStar.edu or cfcounseling@loneStar.edu.

Lone Star College System consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center @ Montgomery, LSC-University Center @ University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. With more than 62,000 students in credit classes this spring, LSCS is the second largest and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas and the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.