School districts across Florida continue to absorb students from areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. 75 are going to school in Lee County. Superintendent Dr. James Browder – says they’re easily absorbed into a population of 76 thousand students. But the county is short 25 teachers - so Browder says the district is also looking to recruit displaced educators.
“We’ve set up a booth in Houston and San Antonio offering jobs inside of Lee for teachers, bus drivers, support folks – if they’re interested in coming this way. We have a contact in that area, and there’s a team of folks going out there next week to interview and do some things to try and attract people.”
Browder says he wouldn’t be surprised if other Florida school districts are scouting for prospective employees from Katrina-affected areas.
Tuesday, 20 September 2005 01:00