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SPOTLIGHT

Page Contents 

    The Educator's Job Search 

    Education Week Career Corner

    • A weekly blog written by education professionals about job search topics.

    Education Job Search Web Resources

    Education Job Fairs

    Writing a Resume 

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    Cover Letters, Applications, and Thank You Letters 

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    Background Checks 

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    Interviewing and Portfolios 

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    Contacting Pennsylvania School Districts

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    Job Listings and Job Fairs 

    • SRU Career Connection - a job posting board and career event system that is available for all SRU students and alumni.  Current SRU students can use their sru email and password to login.  Alumni can simply register to gain access.
    • Websites by Career Field - links for education categories include Higher Education, International Teaching, K-12 Education, and Pennsylvania Education.
    • Job Fair Announcements - information about SRU Teacher Job Fairs as well as job fairs off-campus.

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    Post Your Resume for Employers Contacting SRU 

    • SRU Career Connection is where school district hiring officials go to find Rock students and graduates. Click on "Student" to enter your resume into the system.

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    Pennsylvania Certification Information 

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    Certification in Other States 

    • Certification Map provides links to state departments of education as well as information about becoming a teacher including the tests required by each state and teacher salary statistics.
    • Certification Requirements for 50 States (from the University of Kentucky) provides links to state departments of education for you to acquire information about out-of-state certification or licensure.
    • Teachers-Teachers.com provides links to state departments of education.
    • School-Jobs has links to state departments of education.

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    PECT & PRAXIS Testing for Certification 

    PECT TESTING (Pennsylvania Educator Certification Tests)

    PRAXIS TESTING

    • For in-state candidates applying for certification - your Praxis scores cannot be more than ten years old. For out-of-state applicants - your Praxis scores cannot be more than five years old.
    • The Praxis website.
    • The Study Guide Zone site provides for test preparation material for Praxis I.
    • Butler County Community College Praxis Preparation classes and tutoring information and registration to pass Praxis.
    • Test Dates Central click on the Praxis Test Dates link for study information about Praxis.

    Testing Requirements for SRU Certification Programs

    PA Dept of Education GPA Qualifying Praxis & PECT Score Chart

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     WestPACS Job & Internship Fairs