In this article, I tackle five tips for expediting the teacher hiring process in K-12 districts. Here is an excerpt:
When hiring teachers districts should identify their needs and fix only what is broken, says consultant Joel Sackett. It’s no secret that having great educators in the classroom is one of the keys to fostering successful students and an effective school—but finding top-tier educators can be difficult, time-consuming and expensive. The hiring process is especially challenging in today’s landscape, as most states have made dramatic cuts to education funding since the start of the recession. This reality has forced administrators to do more with less—and also makes expediting and optimizing the hiring process a near necessity for districts.