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Plano Independent School District Teacher Job Fair

February 15, 2017







PISD will hold a Teacher Job Fair on Saturday, April 22 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Qualified applicants will meet these requirements:

  • Must hold, or be eligible for, a valid Texas Teaching Certificate.
  • Must be highly qualified under the requirements of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
  • ESL certification is required for Pre-K and elementary teachers.
    • This requirement does not include elementary art, music, and physical education teachers.
  • Must successfully pass the criminal history/background check.
  • Register by April 7, 2017.  This timeline will be strictly enforced.
  • Current 2016-2017 Plano ISD teachers are not eligible to attend the Teacher Job Fair.

Pre-registration is required to receive an invitation to the fair by mail.  For more information, see the full announcement at

Follow Directions to Succeed

December 20, 2016

How well do you follow directions?  It could make all the difference when it comes to getting that job.  While your mom and the universe may appreciate your free creative spirit, job recruiters and computerized screening software may not.  This post from guest blogger Jen Hubley Luckwaldt at the Simple Dollar tells you more about being a stickler for details when it comes to applying for employment.

Almost Half of Job Applicants Don’t Follow Basic Directions, Say HR Pros

Follow the Directions

(P.S. If this time of year makes it tough to follow this advice, relax, take a break, and promise yourself: first thing in 2017!)