For Release: April 6, 2005
Recruitment Initiative Begins New Round of Troops to Teachers Presentations
The Department of Educations Recruitment Initiative staff are planning to participate in five separate recruitment activities over the next month. All of the activities will promote the Troops to Teachers Program in New Jersey.
The events are scheduled as follows:
Troops to Teachers is a national program designed to promote teaching to retired members of the military. Retired soldiers, sailors and pilots who meet eligibility requirements are shown how they can have a second career in the classroom. For more information on Troops to Teachers in New Jersey, call 1-800-680-0884.
NOTE: Reporters and photographers are invited to attend the April 8 event at Rutgers or the April 9 event in Brooklyn. Reporters and photographers interested in covering the April 20 event at Fort Dix must call the fort directly at 609-562-5037 for security clearance. For more information, call the Department of Educations Public Information Office, 609-292-1126.