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SAN JOSE, CA – If you have considered transitioning to a rewarding career in the teaching profession, now is your chance. This Saturday, February 8, the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) will host "Step into Teaching: Opportunities in Silicon Valley Public Schools Event" on from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 1290 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, California 95131.
Attendees will learn what is required to become a teacher, how to navigate the credentialing process, supply information about compensation, retirement, and financial aid. This event is an opportunity to interact with classroom educators and experts about the rewards and challenges of a career in the classroom.
To attend Step into Teaching Registration is required: https://santaclara.k12oms.org/1060-180478.
The event is part of a multi-pronged approach to recruiting the next generation of great teachers. The SCCOE has released the second episode of ‘Why I Teach.’ This is the fifth year the SCCOE has produced this series of public service announcements featuring video testimonials highlighting the teaching profession in Santa Clara County. All teachers featured were honored during the 2019 Teacher Recognition Celebration last fall in Campbell.
This episode features Sarah Gerlinger from Los Altos School District, Christina Freimark from Cambrian School District, and Sandy Brooks from Luther Burbank School District.
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About the Santa Clara County Office of Education
Working collaboratively with school and community partners, the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) is a regional service agency that provides instructional, business, and technology services to the 31 school districts of Santa Clara County. The County Office of Education directly serves students through special education programs, alternative schools, Head Start and State Preschool programs.