Hillsborough district is hiring STEM teachers

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The focus on hiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers is getting a boost in Hillsborough County thanks to the school district’s recent acceptance into a national program that is dedicated to filling the void.

The Hillsborough district is one of a handful in the nation, and the only one in Florida, participating in the “100K in 10” initiative launched by President Obama in 2011 to train, hire and retain 100,000 STEM teachers over 10 years.

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