CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) will sponsor its 7th annual Teacher Job Fair in Chicago on March 10. The statewide job fair linking teachers with charter public schools draws a pool of highly effective teachers from around the country. The event is free but registration is required at www.incschools.org by March 8.
"The INCS Teacher Job Fair is a way to ensure that charter public schools have exceptional teachers who can help drive student learning gains, and move them to post-secondary success," said Andrew Broy, President of INCS. "This event is an exceptional opportunity for the charter sector in Illinois." Broy added. Outreach for the Fair includes emphasis on teachers in high needs areas such as teachers of color, bilingual teachers, math, science, and special education teachers, and those with a Master's degree and three or more years of experience.
Representatives from the following institutions are among the public schools scheduled to participate.
Academy for Global Citizenship Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter School Catalyst Schools Chicago International Charter Schools Chicago Talent Development High School Chicago Virtual Charter School EPIC Academy High School Erie Elementary Charter School KIPP Ascend Charter Schools Learn Charter School Legacy Charter School Legal Prep Charter Schools Namaste Charter School Noble Network of Charter Schools North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter High School Perspectives Charter Schools Rowe Elementary School University of Chicago Charter School UNO Charter School Network Urban Prep Academies Young Women's Leadership Charter School of Chicago Youth Connections Charter High School
The Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) is dedicated to the improvement of education by establishing high-quality charter public schools that transform lives and communities. As the voice of the Illinois charter schools, INCS advocates for legislation on behalf of the charter sector, provides support to strengthen charter schools, and influences education policy for the benefit of all public school students.