Education Hiring Fair

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Saturday, March 9, 2019
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Bell Memorial Union (BMU) Auditorium
California State University, Chico


We expect the California State University, Chico Education Hiring Fair to attract more than 300 qualified credential candidates and alumni.  The credential program at Chico State offers
• Multiple Subject Credential
• Multiple Subject or Single Subject Credential with Bilingual Authorization for Spanish or Hmong
• Single Subject Credential for Agriculture, Art, Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Geological Sciences, Health Science, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Physics, General Science, Spanish, and Social Science/History
• Education Specialist Credential for Mild/Moderate and/or Moderate/Severe Disabilities
• Adapted Physical Education Authorization
• Pupil Personnel Services Credential for School Psychology
• Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential
• Administrative Services Credential

Ten steps to a successful career fair experience for employers

Employer fees:
Basic Package: $300
• Includes six foot table and two chairs (up to three representatives allowed per table)
• Morning coffee, juice, and scones
• Free parking for the day
• Lunch for up to three people

Bidwell Package: $700
• Includes all benefits of the Basic Package
• Listing as an event sponsor in the student brochure
• Sponsorship of basket of teacher-friendly items to be raffled
• Optimal table location reserved

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Please note that payment is due before your registration is active. Until we receive payment, your table reservation is not guaranteed. If fair attendance reaches capacity before your payment is received, you will be placed on a waiting list, and we will notify you when there is an opening.  Please be sure to include a printout of your invoice if you are sending your payment via check. Make checks payable to CSU, Chico Career Center – Education Hiring Fair, 400 West First Street, Chico, CA 95929-0700. If you would like to pay by credit card, please use the link on your invoice or call us at (530) 898-5253.

Please note that until payment is received, we cannot guarantee your table reservation.

Parking passes are not required as the Education Hiring Fair is a Saturday event. We recommend that you park in the lot across from the BMU on West Second Street (not Avenue), between Hazel and Chestnut Streets. Parking lot address: 548 West Second Street, Chico, CA 95929. Students will be available to assist with unloading and transporting your informational materials and supplies from the parking lot to the BMU.

Set up:

School districts may select and set up their tables any time after 8 AM. Tables will be available on a first-come, first-choice basis unless you have purchased the Bidwell fee package, in which case your table space will be reserved.

Recruiting schedule:
• Arrival, check-in and morning refreshments: 8 - 10 AM
• School districts meet and greet teaching candidates at their tables: 10 - 1 PM. (There will be space available in the same building to interview.)
• Lunch buffet available: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
• Your successful day of recruiting will wrap up at 1 PM. Students will again be available to assist you in transporting materials and supplies from the BMU to the parking lot.

What we provide:
• One six foot table and two chairs (with each table reservation).
• Up to three lunches per each table reservation.

What to bring:
• Be sure to bring lots of handouts or brochures! School districts often run out of these during the day, so please bring a good supply.
• You are welcome to bring a tablecloth and table displays, give-aways, applications and other informational materials.

Last date to cancel with refund is Friday, February 22, 2019 at 5 PM. No refunds will be issued after that date. To cancel your registration, email Lora Ferguson at

Campus information:
• Driving directions and campus maps of Chico State:
• Lodging
   Hotel Diamond                     (866) 993-3100                    Ask for Chico State Career Center Rate
   Oxford Suites                       (530) 899-9090                    Ask for Chico State Career Center Rate
   Additional lodging

For more information:
Call the Chico State Career Center (530) 898-5253 or email Lora Ferguson at

Thank you for your interest in the Chico State Education Hiring Fair!