> I live in Denver, Colorado and recently attended a teacher's
> job fair in Fort Collins. My wife and I did a little
> site-seeing on the drive up as you might imagine we would.
> I haven't been to Jersey since I was a teen, but there is a
> huge difference between the two. Fort Collins is essentially a
> very isolated rural, rustic area. If you are at all accustomed
> to living in a large city with a mass transit system, this is
> not in Fort Collins or Loveland. Not even close. Denver has a
> very poor mass transit system to speak of and is the state's
> capital (yes, there are bus lines and a "lite-rail" system but
> most coverage focuses on downtown). Fort Collins/Loveland is
> much more isolated. There are farms, barns, and it's quite
> conceivable that you could drive around in that area for hours
> without spying a mall or much to speak of other than land.
> This is not to say that there are not nice people there or
> teaching opportunities. There are both. It's just a trade-off.
> In Colorado, as in many other states, the further
> geographically you go away from major cities, the more teaching
> jobs there are. There are lots of teaching jobs in that area,
> as there are in Yuma, and in Castle Rock. The further out you
> go, the more teaching jobs there will be. The question is, is
> it worth it or can you play a waiting game?