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DPS Pays for Prospective Teachers to Get Certified, Will Host Hiring Fair February 15


Decatur, Illinois — Decatur Public Schools wants to hire you! DPS is teaming up with several Central Illinois colleges and universities to host a hiring fair on Wednesday, February 15, 2023.We’re looking for teachers, teaching assistants, maintenance, security, food service staff, bus drivers, and much more. And what many people don’t know — DPS will pay for your education to become a certified teacher or to further your career in education.

Eastern Illinois University, Grand Canyon University, Illinois State University, Millikin University, Richland Community College, and University of Illinois at Springfield will all be in attendance at the Hiring Fair on February 15 to talk with current and prospective employees about options to further their education. DPS does reimburse staff for tuition costs. The District also recently launched TeacherReady, an accelerated program for current substitute teachers to get their teaching certification, paid in full by DPS.

Alltown and Aramark, as well as DPS labor union representatives, will all be at the hiring fair to talk to potential candidates.

DPS Hiring Fair

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

MacArthur High School

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