July 23, 2004 All public school teachers hired during the 2003-04 school year must sign new teaching employment offers by Aug. 20 to resume work in the fall, according to Alscess Lewis-Brown, the Education Department's human resources director.
She said in a news release that the teachers were hired for one year with the stipulation that they must complete the Praxis I examination and take a course in Virgin Islands history.
The Praxis I exam measures reading, writing and mathematics skills.
Lewis-Brown said in the release that the teachers must submit proof of having taken the exam and of having completed the course. She could not be reached for more information.
To learn more or to make an appointment, call Human Resources at 774-0100 on St. Thomas or 773-1095 on St. Croix.
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