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Pasco schools may cut recruiting department


As hiring falls, schools drop recruiting

With money tight and applications plentiful for teaching vacancies, the Pasco school district has pulled the plug on its recruiting department. The School Board cut all general fund spending for recruiting trips to the Northeast months ago. Next week, the board will consider a recommendation to eliminate the recruitment supervisor position from its books. "We're not going to have a large recruitment effort for the next few years," human resources director Renee Sedlack said. "We really don't need a recruiter." Terry Aunchman, who has done the job since 2005, would move into the career and technical education division to help manage the district's growing career academy program. Aunchman, a former business education teacher and high school assistant principal, said he looks forward to the move.


Rotary Club invites noted speaker

On Monday, the Rotary Club of San Antonio will sponsor a dinner featuring Rotary speaker Ed Mattson from Mishawaka, Ind. The dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Anthony Church Parish Center, 12110 Main St. Mattson's topic will be "Rotary on an International Level." He has addressed more than 3,000 audiences in 42 states and five foreign countries. He is registered with more than a dozen Rotary District speakers bureaus as well as with the American Cancer Society, is a published author, and has appeared on numerous radio and television talk shows. The dinner is open to the public and the cost is $15 per person. To reserve a place, call San Antonio Rotary president Betty Burke, (352) 588-9827 or (352) 346-0349.


MLK panel to host annual breakfast

The East Pasco Martin Luther King Commemorative program committee will host its annual Breakfast Scholarship Program at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Mount Zion AME Church dining hall, 14440 Seventh St. The guest speaker will be Deacon Roney Webster. Tickets are $7 and money goes toward scholarships. The group will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a program at 11 a.m. Monday at the Church of the Living Christ, 13415 Johnson St. The speaker will be Rev. G.I. Bradley from Palmetto. For information, call (352) 457-3622 or (352) 523-1211.

Pasco deaths

Behmer, Larry Don

DeWallace, Robert J.

Kimmel, Ethel M.

Purrelli, Lena

Rinker, Vinton Harold

Rizzo, Ethel C.

Rodriguez-Barreto, Nathaniel Joel

Sowa, Grace C.

Spiller, Tamara Denise "Tammy"

Warrilow, David P.

Weatherford, James M.

Pasco schools may cut recruiting department 01/15/09 [Last modified: Thursday, January 15, 2009 9:16pm]
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