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2024 Virtual Education Workforce Job Fairs

LANSING – In support of Goal 7 of Michigan's Top 10 Strategic Education Plan to increase the numbers of certified teachers in areas of shortage, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is pleased to share the dates for the 2024 Virtual Education Workforce Job Fairs, presented in cooperation with the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO).

The 2024 virtual job fairs are open to employers of educators and all individuals seeking to work in the education field.

The first job fair will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, in partnership with Central Michigan University (CMU). Through the partnership with CMU, Michigan can continue to meet the demands of districts seeking out educational professionals to fill vacancies. The second job fair will take place on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.Both job fairs will use the Brazen virtual platform to increase access to individuals seeking education jobs in Michigan.

“From administrative assistants to teachers, from principals to bus drivers, it takes educational staff working together to serve our students and their diverse needs,” said State Superintendent Dr. Michael F. Rice. “Students deserve to have qualified school staff who teach, guide, and mentor 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.”

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

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