The program enhances and develops the personal and professional skills of Pacific educators in the context of PREL's ongoing work. It focuses on learning experiences that maximize professional development opportunities and benefit their schools and communities. According to the PREL announcement, PEIRs generally remain employed in their home entities and return at the end of their one-year term.
The following are the four opportunities available from September 2010 through August 2011:
-Grades 4-5 English Language Arts/ELL (based in PREL CNMI Service Center)
-Library and Information Literacy Initiatives (based in the successful candidate's local PREL Service Center)
-Parent Information Resource Center (based in the PREL RMI Service Center)
-Research and Evaluation (based in the PREL Honolulu Office)
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, visit PREL's PEIR Program website at http://www.prel.org/opportunities/pacific-educators-in-residence-program.aspx for complete details and application form. The application deadline is Monday, May 31, 2010.