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MDE to Host Virtual Job Fairs to Help Build Michigan's Education Workforce

LANSING—The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) will again be hosting virtual job fairs to connect local school districts with prospective employees.

In support of Goal 7 of Michigan’s Top 10 Strategic Education Plan to increase the numbers of certified teachers in areas of shortage, MDE is announcing the dates of the 2023 Virtual Job Fairs for the Education Workforce, presented in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO).

“From administrative assistants to teachers, principals to bus drivers, it takes a large number of educational staff working together to serve our students and their diverse needs,” said State Superintendent Dr. Michael F. Rice. “Students deserve qualified school staff to assist them in their learning experiences, and job fairs are one way we are able to assist schools and districts in placing qualified staff in areas of need.”

The 2023 virtual job fairs are open to employers of educators and educational support staff, as well as all individuals seeking to work in the education field. They will leverage LEO’s expertise in hosting virtual job fairs to ensure a robust experience for both employers and job seekers, by utilizing the Brazen platform, which features increased functionality and ease of use.The education workforce job fairs will take place on the following dates:

  • May 10, 2023
  • June 7, 2023
  • August 9, 2023

For information and to register, job seekers and employers should visit the Education Workforce Job Fairs website.

For information on how to become a certified educator in Michigan, please visit the Office of Educator Excellence website.

Staff are also available to answer specific certification questions sent to