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Press Conference to Propose Bold Teacher Recruitment Effort

February 19, 2019

For Immediate Release

Contact: Tanya Arja
Office of Communications


Tampa, Fla. – (February 19, 2019) – Superintendent Jeff Eakins, School Board Members and the leaders of the Hillsborough Classroom Teachers Association will hold a press conference announcing a proposed landmark initiative to recruit and retain top teachers to the district’s 50 highest needs schools. In the midst of a nationwide teacher shortage, this groundbreaking proposal is aimed at making Hillsborough County a top destination for teachers in the Bay Area, state and the nation.

The press event will be held today, Tuesday, February 19 at 12:30 p.m. at Forest Hills Elementary School. Media will be provided teacher interview opportunities as well as video in a classroom. Forest Hills Elementary is located at 10112 Ola Ave., Tampa.

The proposal will then be recommended to the School Board for a vote at Tuesday’s 4 p.m. School Board meeting.



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