University of Iowa Educator Fair

VIRTUAL FAIR: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 -2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This fair will be for students in the College of Education seeking employment in school districts. 


1.Registration opening in February 1st :

2. Pre-schedule 1:1 or group sessions with employers you’re interested in or join an open session the day of the event.* Some sessions may fill up - we recommend you pre-schedule! Students can still attend if you don't pre-schedule.

3. Prepare How to navigate a Virtual Fair in Handshake

Handshake Video - Locating and Registering for Fairs

Handshake Virtual Fairs - How to Register

Handshake Video & Tech Requirements

Virtual Fair Trust & Safety

Virtual Fair Accessibility

Pomerantz Career Center Virtual Event Tips 

4. Prepare Professionally by watching Fair videos

How to Create an Elevator Pitch video

Tips to Prepare the Fair

After the Event Tips

Additional Information:

Which Employers are attending? View list here: 

  • Acero Schools - Chicago
  • Aldine Independent School District (ISD)
  • Ames Community School District
  • Archdiocese of San Antonio
  • Aurora Public Schools (Metropolitan Denver, CO)
  • Banner Day Camp
  • BASIS Charter Schools
  • Bureau of Indian Education
  • Burlington Community School District
  • Camp Ben Frankel
  • Camp Mah-Kee-Nac
  • Camp Poyntelle
  • Canyons School District
  • Carlisle Community School District
  • Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD
  • Cedar Rapids Community School District
  • Charleston County School District (SC)
  • Churchill County School District
  • Clark County School District
  • Classical Preparatory School
  • Clear Creek Amana Community School District
  • Cleveland ISD
  • Clinton Community School District
  • College Possible
  • Collier County Public Schools
  • Community Consolidated School District 93
  • Council Bluffs Community School District
  • DeKalb Community Unit School District #428
  • Distinctive Schools
  • Downers Grove Dist. #99
  • East Moline School District #37
  • Flossmoor School District 161
  • Fort Dodge School District
  • Fulton County School District
  • Garden City Public Schools USD 457
  • Glendale Elementary School District #40
  • Global Education Ministries
  • Houston Independent School District
  • Indian Prairie School District 204
  • Iowa City School District
  • Johnston Community School District
  • Kansas City Missouri Public Schools
  • Keokuk Community School District
  • Kildeer District 96
  • Lansing Unified School District
  • Leavenworth Unified School District 453
  • Legacy Traditional Schools
  • Liberty Public Schools
  • Lutheran Lakeside Camp
  • Mid-Prairie
  • Muscatine Community School District
  • North Polk Community School District
  • Omaha Public Schools
  • Ottumwa Community School District
  • Owatonna Public Schools
  • Peace Corps
  • Pleasant Valley Community School District
  • Rock Island-Milan School District 41
  • Royal Legacy Christian Academy
  • Rutherford County Schools (TN)
  • South Tama County Community School District
  • Sterling Public Schools
  • Storm Lake Elementary School
  • Tucson Unified School District
  • Urban Teachers
  • Urbana School District
  • Waterloo Community School District
  • West Des Moines Community School District
  • West Liberty Community School District
  • Willamette Education Service District
  • Yuma Elementary School District One


Alums - go here to get a Handshake account to participate! Current students - you will already have a Handshake account even if you have not accessed yet - click here to activate and/or login. 

Update Your Resume and talk with a Peer or a Career Advisor if you need additional help - connect virtually and schedule an appointment on MYUI.

During the event, there will be a Student Q&A zoom room with a Career Advisor - zoom link will be emailed to you after you register.


Register here: 

Fair Navigation

Fair Training Video

Scheduling Overview

Technology Requirements

Employer Checklist

Questions? Contact Jo Halsch, Associate Director of Events

Attend Employer Q&A zoom room for help during the event (link to come) - staffed by Employer Team staff from 1:30 - 5:00 pm on Wednesday, March 24. 


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa events. If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact the Pomerantz Career Center, (319) 335-1023