OR Teachers
MEMBERS
0 Members
Support Our Sponsors!

Start a new discussion...
Hello there, I am an undergraduate student at PSU, about one year away from applying/entering PSU's Graduate School of Education to receive my state certification for teaching elementary ed. The posts I am reading here, and the hearsay I have collected are painting a grim picture in terms of my hopes to eventually land a teaching position in the Portland area! I could consider working across the river in Washington, I suppose, but moving out-of-state is not really an option for me.

I am wondering if anyone on this board has any input, advice, or suggestions to this aspiring young teacher.

Thanks! ~ a
10 comments
  • Pamela On 1/16/09, JN wrote: > Hi everyone, > > Just wondering, would you consider the outlook for math as terrible > also? I have been told that it shouldn't be too difficult for me to > land a job once I graduate. Am I out of luck...See More
    Mar 17, 2010
    Like
    report post
  • Bonnie Jones On 1/15/09, It's bad. wrote: > Our district is going to lay off a bunch of teachers. > If there are any jobs anywhere in Oregon, WHERE? > > On 11/23/08, Brenda Parazoo wrote: >> I am nearly in the same boat as you. I'...See More
    Jan 27, 2009
    Like
    report post
  • JN Hi everyone, Just wondering, would you consider the outlook for math as terrible also? I have been told that it shouldn't be too difficult for me to land a job once I graduate. Am I out of luck... or at least out of Portland? Thanks On ...See More
    Jan 16, 2009
    Like
    report post
  • It's bad. Our district is going to lay off a bunch of teachers. If there are any jobs anywhere in Oregon, WHERE? On 11/23/08, Brenda Parazoo wrote: > I am nearly in the same boat as you. I'm accepted and ready > to begin my MAT in January. I k...See More
    Jan 15, 2009
    Like
    report post
  • Evelyn To make you feel better, it's not as bleak as it sounds. I wanted to move here from Arkansas and got my first teaching job by applying online and following up with phone calls. I received one phone call for an interview with PPS and immediat...See More
    Jan 7, 2009
    Like
    report post
  • Show more comments




Teacher Chatboards

States

Subject Areas

Language Arts

Foreign Language