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I have a BBA, MPA and am a PhD candidate in Education. I have tried everything to get a teaching positionand have had no luck. The problem is that I have no previous experience. I don't know what to do anymore and am about to give up the quest. I love being around children. I have two of my own and 23 nephew and nieces. I was raised in a low-income neighborhood and was lucky to have been raised in a great family and guided the right way. Many youth do not have this opportunity and I would like to teach but mentor as well. I am not trying to change the world but sometimes you can shift some of the interim affects the take place within society. If you have a connection or know how I can get an opportunity please help me. All I want is a chance, I will do the rest.

Asked By: vas_meli2002 - 1/8/2007
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Volunteer. It looks great on a resume and it gets your name and face out there.
Answered By: balderarrow - 1/8/2007
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Substitute. Principals LOVE LOVE LOVE great subs. Show them you can control a class.
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Answered By: Nichole H - 1/8/2007
 
First, I cannot imagine there are no teaching jobs in inner-city schools. Sometimes colleges with education departments have an office which helps with job finding, and they may have lists of teaching openings in your state.
Answered By: krautlover2u - 1/8/2007
 
Vas,Hotjobs,Monster,and Careerbuilder are some of the largest job boards where you could apply for jobs based on your qualifications and upload your resume. Since,Craigslist allows free job postings,many companies post their job vacancies on this online classifieds website. You could also search for jobs using... More
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Answered By: Lisa W - 1/9/2007
 
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