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PBSC to host 3rd annual Early Childhood & Afterschool Job Fair March 27

As many as 35 employers, including child care centers, public and private schools, government agencies and recreation centers, will recruit for more than 200 positions at the Early Childhood & Afterschool Job Fair, Wednesday, March 27, from 1 to 5 p.m., at Palm Beach State College’s Public Safety Conference Center, room PSD 108, on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave.

Free and open to the public, this third annual Early Childhood and Afterschool Job Fair is designed for job seekers looking for full- and part-time positions as early childhood educators, teacher assistants, tutors, center directors and administrators, preschool and VPK teachers, afterschool and summer school counselors, substitute teachers, bus drivers and more.

Exhibiting employers include the Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County, Bright Child Academy, ABC Montessori Academy, Gardens School of Technology Arts, Easterseals Florida, Katz Hillel Day School, University Learning Academy, Little Einsteins Preschool, Neighborhood Kids Schools, KLA Schools, The Arc of Palm Beach County, The Guatemalan-Maya Center, Palm Springs Christian Academy, and the School District of Palm Beach County’s Department of Extended Learning–Afterschool Programming.

“Child care and early childhood education are rewarding fields that deserve recognition,” said Ruth Floreal, Ed.D., director of Early Childhood and K-12 Education programs at PBSC. “As the host of this job fair, we’re aware of the multitude of opportunities available. Whether one is new to these fields or considering a transition, we urge them to attend and explore the possibilities. They may have highly transferable skills that they could use in a rewarding career.”

Palm Beach State College also will exhibit as the leading educator of child care and afterschool professionals in Palm Beach County and the county’s Training Coordinating Agency for the Florida Department of Children and Families. PBSC offers many options for training, from entry-level and advanced certificates to associate and bachelor’s degrees. Plus, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about scholarships through Prime Time Palm Beach County and the Institute of Excellence in Early Care and Education that enable child care and afterschool professionals to continue their education.

For more information or questions about the Early Childhood & Afterschool Job Fair, please contact job fair coordinators Luisa Brennan, brennanl@palmbeachstate.edu / 561-868-4048 or Lucia Adrian, adrianl@palmbeachstate.edu / 561-868-4044.

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