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Nearly 1,400 Attend Annual Conroe ISD Job Fair

Two women speak with a man in a school gymnasium.
New Travis Intermediate Principal Charita Smith and Travis teacher Lanell Henderson McGee visit with an applicant at the Conroe ISD Job Fair on Saturday.

Nearly 1,400 candidates attended the 2017 Conroe ISD Job Fair that took place this past Saturday, April 8, 2017 at The Woodlands College Park High School. The annual job fair was open to individuals who are fully certified, have completed the Conroe ISD application, are Alternative Certification Program candidates who have taken and passed the TEXES content area test(s), current student teachers, and have registered for the Conroe ISD Professional Job Fair.

“Candidates attended from across Texas and the United States. Our principals returned to their campuses with stacks of resumes from highly qualified applicants and will begin filling positions for the 2017-2018 school year,” stated Dr. Kathy Sharples, Director of Human Resources.

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Applicants anxiously await the start of Conroe ISD’s annual job fair on Saturday at The Woodlands College Park High School. Nearly 1,400 individuals attended the event.

The nearly 1,400 candidates attending the fair interacted with representatives from all 60 Conroe ISD campuses and several departments. In some cases, qualified candidates were interviewed on the spot. The District plans on hiring approximately 500 professional staff for the 2017-18 school year.

Up next, Conroe ISD will host its Auxiliary Job Fair on June 22 at The Woodlands College Park High School. For more information about the Auxiliary Job Fair and other employment opportunities in Conroe ISD, visit