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CPS fills education jobs in Chicago

Posted on August 13, 2012

Chicago Public Schools announced recently that it has filled a key job for education jobs in Chicago. The district hired Todd Babbitz as Chief Transformation Officer for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to oversee the newly created Office of Strategy Management (OSM). The new hire will be involved in providing additional instructional time to give teachers […]

Teaching Jobs in Chicago Eliminated

Posted on July 26, 2010

Over 1500 teaching jobs in Chicago have been slashed, and many teachers are being forced to train their own replacements. The teachers will be laid off before the new school year begins. Hundreds of teachers received layoff notices in the mail this week. The Chicago Teachers Union is meeting with school officials Friday to discuss […]

Chicago Jobs Supported by State Capital Plan

Posted on July 15, 2009

A new state capital plan will help create jobs in Chicago, particularly in the construction and education-related industries. Click here to learn more about Chicago jobs. A five-year capital program from the State of Illinois will provide the money needed for critical local infrastructure projects. Under the program, Chicago Public Schools will receive $400 million […]

Chicago Education Jobs Cut

Posted on June 16, 2009

Several Chicago education jobs will soon be lost. Officials at Chicago Public Schools recently announced that they plan to lay off 500 workers within the next few weeks and another 500 workers during the next year. The cuts aren’t expected to affect classrooms, but instead will take place among the 5,300 employees in the school’s […]

Chicago Teaching Jobs Garner New Interest

Posted on March 23, 2009

If you’ve always wanted to work in education, now may be the time to look into a Chicago teaching job. Many people often switch careers to take on jobs as teachers, but this has become more true with the current economic recession bearing on many other industries. According to an article by The Associated Press, […]

Chicago Education Jobs at Risk if Schools Reorganize

Posted on February 18, 2009

While the Chicago school system is looking to restructure in hopes to save money, one group feels it’s not worth the cost to students or those with Chicago education jobs. Two recent studies state that the Chicago Public Schools plan to close and reorganize schools has not led to improvements and has only focused on […]

Chicago Education Jobs Turn Competitive

Posted on February 5, 2009

Anyone looking for a Chicago education job is bound to have some tough competition. While the State of Illinois certifies many teachers each year, only a fraction of those actually make it into teaching positions. For instance, during the 2007-2008 school year, only 6 percent of the overall teaching force was made up of first-time […]

Internships With Sara Lee Help Returning Workers

Posted on October 27, 2008

A new kind of internship is taking shape at Sara Lee. Brenda C. Barnes, CEO of Sara Lee, recently announced the creation of a program she calls “returnships.” The program is a four-to-six-month paid internship for people who have been out of a Chicago job for three to five years and are currently trying to […]

Chicago Education Jobs to Reach 351,245 workers by 2014

Posted on September 3, 2008

Chicago education jobs are continuing to grow. As of July 2008, the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet area’s education and health services industry employed 505,800 people, according to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, an increase of 1.4 percent from last year. The Illinois Department of Employment Security states Chicago’s educational services industry is expected […]

Finding Internships in Chicago

Posted on July 15, 2008

With summer about to end, many Chicago area college students may feel like they missed their chance to participate in an internship program for the year. Although the three month break period may be the most popular time for interning, Chicago internships can still be found during the school year. According to a survey conducted […]