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Fox 5 Atlanta: Passion for Teaching Often Leads Overseas
Fox 5 Atlanta LogoSchools across the country are seeing budget cuts, leaving many teachers looking for other ways to make ends meet while fulfilling their life's passion. That journey often leads them overseas. Full Story
News 4 WOAI: Company Hiring 1,000 teachers
WOAI News Company Hiring 1,000 teachersApril 21, 2011 - Company hiring 1,000 teachers - A thousand teachers must be hired by June. Certainly welcome news after a series of layoffs. However, this is only for teachers interested in going overseas. A Canadian based company called Teach Away is recruiting teachers to work anywhere from England to Abu Dhabi. News 4 WOAI is told that a 23-year-teaching veteran from Natalia has already been accepted in the 2-year program. Full story
CBS: International firm wants to hire 1,000 teachers
CBS Logo April 21, 2011 - International firm wants to hire 1,000 teachers - As state budget cuts put more than a thousand Houston-area teachers out of jobs, an international firm is seeking to hire 1,000 teachers in the next two months. Full story
Columbia Daily Tribune: Teachers go abroad
Columbia Daily Tribune - Teachers go abroadApril 16, 2011 - Teachers go abroad for work - As U.S. schools struggle with dwindling budgets and shrinking staffs, some teachers are opting to find jobs elsewhere. In recent years, the number American teachers going to other countries has drastically increased, say representatives from teach abroad placement programs LanguageCorps and Teach Away Inc. Full story
My Fox Atlanta: Teaching Opportunities Often Lead Overseas
My Fox Atlanta - Teaching Opportunities Overseas April 18, 2011 - Teaching Opportunities Often Lead Overseas - Schools across the country are seeing budget cuts, leaving many teachers looking for other ways to make ends meet while fulfilling their life's passion. That journey often leads them overseas. Full story
The Columbian: Vancouver woman lands teaching gig in Abu Dhabi
The Columbian - Vancouver woman lands teaching gigApril 11, 2011 - Vancouver woman lands teaching gig in Abu Dhabi - Jennifer Pettit is eager for a three-year adventure that will send her overseas to teach in the Middle East. She’s just waiting for the contract and paperwork. Full story
Tampabay.com: Overseas gigs looking for Florida teachers?
Tampa Bay LogoMarch 25, 2011 - Overseas gigs looking for Florida teachers? -Maybe it's coincidence. Maybe the numbers are too small to be meaningful. But for what it's worth, the number of Florida teachers applying to teach abroad is rising fast... Full story
Pressconnects.com: While thousands flee Japan, one teacher-to-be ventures into the unknown
pressconnects logoMarch 19, 2011 - Valerie Zehl neighbors: While thousands flee Japan, one teacher-to-be ventures into the unknown - As planes leave Japan these days filled with those fleeing deprivations and radiation dangers, Ben Hurst will be flying in. Full story
PJStar.com: Pekin family turns job losses into overseas adventure
September 13, 2010 - Neighbors: Pekin family turns job losses into overseas adventure - When Jolynn Trumpy got a pink slip from South Pekin Grade School last February, just one year away from reaching tenure, she was shocked and devastated. Full story
Chicago Tribune: Nontraditional teaching jobs awash in applicants
Chicago Tribune ArticleAugust 9, 2010 - Nontraditional teaching jobs awash in applicants - The news isn't all gloomy. The great teaching drought of 2010 has produced some winners -- mostly those trying to hire for nontraditional educator jobs. Full story
The Arizona Republic: Arizona teachers opt for overseas jobs amid economic slump
The Arizona Republic LogoJuly 21, 2010 - Arizona teachers opt for overseas jobs amid economic slump - Katie and Chris McCrea are looking for renters for their Mesa home, selling their cars and most of their household items, and searching for families to adopt their three dogs. Full story
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Teachers compete in Atlanta for attractive jobs overseas
AJC LogoJuly 12, 2010 - Teachers compete in Atlanta for attractive jobs overseas - Heather Peisel has been looking for a teaching job in Atlanta for more than a year with no success. And now, Abu Dhabi beckons. In an economy of budget cuts that let go thousands of teachers across Georgia and beyond, Peisel, 30, counted herself among 60 candidates being interviewed in Atlanta this week for teaching positions in the United Arab Emirates. Full story
San Francisco Chronicle: Exporting public school teachers to Abu Dhabi?
San Francisco Chronicle LogoJune 9, 2010 - Exporting public school teachers to Abu Dhabi? - With the massive teacher lay-offs throughout the state, thousands of pink-slipped teachers are wondering what the next step will be. Recently, Crosscurrents interviewed Kafi Payne of California Teacher Corps, about their program to retrain laid-off teachers to be special education teachers. Full story
My Fox Phoenix: Out-of-Work Teachers Turn to Overseas Jobs
My Fox Phoenix LogoJune 2, 2010 - Out-of-Work Teachers Turn to Overseas Jobs - Are you a teacher out of work? Many valley teachers have been laid off because of budget problems. But there is a school district that needs dozens of teachers -- thousands of miles away. Full story
The Globe and Mail: Big telcos go after the little guys
The Globe and Mail Logo May 7, 2010 - Big telcos go after the little guys - The oldest employee at Teach Away Inc. is 31, so it’s hardly surprising that its Liberty Village office isn’t a fusty museum of cord-dangling phones and desk-chained PCs. Full story