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Old 01-01-2008, 06:31 PM
 
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I've posted here before about the sad situation that teachers in PA face. My husband graduated with a masters degree in education with an elementary ed degree a year ago, 45 years old, TONS of life experience, Boy Scout leader, soccer coach, social service agencies working with delinquent youth, MH/MR population, father of two, and he was a substitute teacher with absolutely NO propects of a permanent job. So we moved to BEAUTIFUL sunny Charleston SC and he was offered no less than five jobs right away. Bitter? Yes, I am. Happy as hell to be here in SC? Absolutely.
Hi Wordzgirl and Happy New Year! Glad to hear that things have worked out for your husband in SC. Where is he teaching now and what grade?
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Old 01-02-2008, 04:34 PM
 
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I've posted here before about the sad situation that teachers in PA face. My husband graduated with a masters degree in education with an elementary ed degree a year ago, 45 years old, TONS of life experience, Boy Scout leader, soccer coach, social service agencies working with delinquent youth, MH/MR population, father of two, and he was a substitute teacher with absolutely NO propects of a permanent job. So we moved to BEAUTIFUL sunny Charleston SC and he was offered no less than five jobs right away. Bitter? Yes, I am. Happy as hell to be here in SC? Absolutely.
I'm glad you like SC . That does sound like such a frustrating situation and I'm glad it brought you to a great place.
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Old 01-02-2008, 04:36 PM
 
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Well, I'd say you can't go wrong with these 10. In no particular order.

North Allegheny School District
North Hills School District
Pine-Richland School District
Woodland Hills School District
Fox Chapel School District
Mt. Lebanon School District
Upper St. Claire School District
Peter's Township School District
Franklin Regional School District
Quaker Valley School District

Thanks you so much! . Thanks to everyone.
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Old 01-04-2008, 10:49 AM
 
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Well, I'd say you can't go wrong with these 10. In no particular order.

North Allegheny School District
North Hills School District
Pine-Richland School District
Woodland Hills School District
Fox Chapel School District
Mt. Lebanon School District
Upper St. Claire School District
Peter's Township School District
Franklin Regional School District
Quaker Valley School District
I think I'd eliminate Woodland Hills. I wouldn't want to work there.
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Old 01-06-2008, 07:04 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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I would scratch off Woodland hills too, but the rest are nice safe schools...If you never apply to a job, your never know, apply and find out! Positive thoughts will help you go far in life!
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Old 01-06-2008, 08:23 AM
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Location: Foot of the Rockies
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Considering the competitiveness of teaching jobs in the Pgh area, I'd apply to all. You can get a feel when you interview. You can also say no to a job if it doesn't seem right to you.
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Old 01-06-2008, 10:12 AM
 
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I think I'd eliminate Woodland Hills. I wouldn't want to work there.
Oops!! You're right. I didn't mean Woodland Hills, I meant Hampton Township. DOH!
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Old 01-07-2008, 06:45 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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I personally would not apply to all schools..just the safe ones...I heard some scary stories from people who worked in the city schools, from some very tough people!
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