USD School of Education Hosts Teacher Networking Event Dec. 1

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota School of Education hosts the 3rd annual Teacher Candidate Networking Event on Friday, Dec. 1 in the Muenster University Center Ballroom from 1 – 3:30 p.m.

“This event provides district administrators an opportunity to visit one-on-one with our teacher candidates, giving them a clearer sense of the strengths and personalities of potential hires,” said Sherrie Bosse, director of Academic Advising and Student Engagement at USD’s School of Education. “Additionally USD Education majors have the opportunity to ask questions and learn about specific incentives or initiatives that districts offer.”

Administrators and human resources personnel from twenty districts representing South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Wyoming will attend the event. Students are encouraged to dress professionally.

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Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 205 undergraduate and 73 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 17:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 17 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.

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