Florida needs teachers with over 1200 openings in just the Bay Area according to ABC News down there. And school starts in 2 weeks! The tally is pretty bad –
- Hillsborough is still short over 500 teachers
- Polk needs 250 new teachers
- Sarasota has already hired 300 teachers but has 110 teacher vacancies still
- Manatee needs 83
- Pasco needs 77
- Hernando needs 29
- Bay County up in Panama City is offering $5,000 bonuses to fill 150 positions it still has open
Now we just were approved as an Educator Preparation Institute in Florida and are now actively recruiting potential teachers. We have already had over 50 new applicants come into Florida Teachers of Tomorrow! And we will be recruiting many more.
If you want to teach in Florida – now is the time!!