Pittsburgh Education
Recruitment Consortium

Employer Information

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monroeville Convention Center
209 Mall Boulevard
Monroeville, PA 15146

Which colleges are members of the consortium?

 

Registration Fee: $395.00

Your standard 10' x 10' booth includes: 8' high back drape, 3' high side drape, one six-foot skirted table, two chairs, and one trash can. Your registration fee also includes the cost for two recruiters for a continental breakfast and lunch on the day of the event.

Click here to view photos from the 2013 PERC Teacher Job Fair

Extra Booth: $225.00

10' x 10' booth includes: 8' high back drape, 3' high side drape, one six-foot skirted table, two chairs, and one trash can.

Additional Representatives: $50.00

For each additional paid representative, you will receive a name badge,a lunch ticket, and a chair ( with a maximum of 4 per booth)

Interview Table: $50.00

A 4 ft. table with 2 chairs (unless you request more in the registration process) used for interviewing candidates in a location away from, but adjacent to, the event. Recruiters can stay after 3:30 p.m. to continue interviewing candidates. If interviewing candidates after that time, please ask the candidates to check back often in case interviews are finished early and to use the loading dock doors if they leave the MCC. Also, please let your interviewees know whether you are interviewing at your booth or at these tables.

Wireless Internet Connection: $9.95 paid by credit card on March 26, 2014. Instructions are as follows:
1. Open Internet Explorer --- this will take you to the Monroeville Convention Center site
2. Use your credit card to pay the $9.95 per user per day
3. Your access code will be generated on the second page of your confirmation
4. If you have problems, please call 1-888-703-2673 for customer service

Job Fair Directory Ads:

In an effort to help defray the increasing expenses for this event, we ask that you please consider purchasing an ad in the PERC Teacher Job Fair directory. The costs are as follows:

Size B & W Color Price
Quarter Page: 8.5"W x 2.75"H * Yes No $125
Half Page: 8.5"W x 5.5"H * Yes No $225
Full Page: 8.5" W x 11"H * Yes No $400

* Please submit ads to cifrulak.events@gmail.com by March 6, 2014 in a .pdf file format.

Late Registration Fee:

After March 7, 2014, a late fee of $50 will be added to the basic registration fee.

Also, if you miss the production date for the directory, you are responsible for the costs associated with the production of a supplement for the directory.

Hotel Information:

After March 1, 2014, please call Nikki Shaw, from Marriott properties, to get a special PERC rate at the Courtyard, Residence Inn, or Springhill Suites. Her phone number is 412-325-1535.

The following room blocks have been secured for this event. If any of them are filled, please send an email to Nancy Cifrulak at cifrulak.events@gmail.com for the possible addition of rooms.

  • Doubletree Monroeville (next to the Monroeville Convention Center)
    101 Mall Boulevard
    Monroeville, PA 15146

    A room block has been reserved for this event for Tuesday and Wesdnesday evenings. Unfortunately, the Tuesday evening room block is SOLD OUT. You may still choose either 1 King Bed Non-Smoking or 2 Queen Bed Non-Smoking rooms for a rate of $124 per night (available until Tues., March 3, 2014, unless sold out sooner) for Wednesday evening. . Click here to go to the registration web page.

  • Residence Inn by Monroeville
    3455 William Penn Highway
    Pittsburgh, PA 15235

    A room block has been reserved for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. You will receive a Studio King room with a complimentary Breakfast Buffet for $124 per night (only available until March 1, 2014). Click here to go to the registration web page.

  • Courtyard by Marriott
    3962 William Penn Highway
    Monroeville, PA 15146

    A room block has been reserved for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings. You can choose a King Bed or 2 Queens for a special PERC rate of $114 per night (deluxe continental breakfast is provided at the Monroeville Convention Center for the job fair---only available until March 1, 2014) Click here to go to the registration web page..


  • Springhill Suites by Marriott
    122 Daugherty Drive
    Monroeville, PA 15146

    A room block has been reserved for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings. You can choose a King Suite or 2 Doubles Suite for a special PERC rate of $114 per night(only available until March 1, 2014). A complimentary Breakfast Buffet is provided. Click here to go to the registration web page.

  • Sprinhill Suites by Marriott (by Greater Pittsburgh International Airport)
    239 Summit Park Drive
    Pittsburgh, PA 15275

    A room block has been reserved for Wednesday, March 26, 2014 for those who will be flying out the next morning. This is very close to the airport, with lots of restaurants near it. The rooms are One Bedroom, King, Sofabed Suites for the special PERC rate of $124 per night. These will be available unti March 10, 2014, and include the complimentary breakfast buffet. Click here to access the reservation page.

Directions to the Monroeville Convention Center

Click here to view on Google Maps


Shipping Job Fair Materials

If you would like to ship your materials prior to the fair, please click here for the Monroeville Convention Center "Freight Service Order Form" and details. Freight Service Order Forms are due 14 days prior to the event to get the advance rate.


Extra Needs:

For electricity click here for the Monroeville Convention Center "Electricity Service Order Form". Advance rate is only guaranteed 14 days prior to the job fair.

Extra chairs will be available, free of charge again this year, for all paid recruiters, with a maximum of 4 per booth.

For all other needs (i.e. skirting, carpeting, easels, etc...) click here for the Monroeville Convention Center "Decorating Service Order Form". Advance rate is only guaranteed 14 days prior to the job fair.


Employer Registration Packets & Event Agenda

Employer registration packets will be available the day before the event at the Monroeville Convention Center, South Entrance, Employer Check-in table from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m, near the Loading Docks. Packets can be picked up at the Employer Check-in table the day of the event, when you check-in, as well.

Your employer registration packet will include name badges (with your lunch tickets in the backs of them), an agenda, an event directory, and blank interview schedule sheets (for your convenience), for all paid representatives of your school district.


Event Agenda

Date Time Activity
March 25, 2014 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Employer check-in/set-up
March 26, 2014 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.* Employer check-in/set-up
9:30 - 3:30 p.m. PERC Teacher Job Fair
11:30 - 1:30 p.m. Employer Buffet Lunch
3:30 p.m. Tear-down

NOTE: Please do not leave prior to 3:30 --- some students are unable, due to Student Teaching, to be at the event in the morning. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Also, registering for the fair signs off your school district for any pictures taken and used to promote the job fair.

* Continental breakfast is available for employers during this time.

Lunchtime Raffle

As in the past, all attendees may place a business card in the box for the lunchtime raffle. The prizes for this raffle are donated by the consortium member colleges and universities.

End-of-Job Fair Raffle

For those school districts who stay until the end of the job fair, 3:30 pm, there will be a raffle for the following prizes: Please deposit a business card in this box for a chance to win the following:

Grand Prize: Free Basic Registration Fee ( $395 value) for the next PERC Teacher Job Fair plus $50 cash for the winning recruiter

Second Place Prize: Half-page Ad ( $225 value) in the next PERC Teacher Job Fair Directory plus $50 cash for the winning recruiter

Third Place Prize: Half-price Basic Registration Fee ( $198 value) for the next PERC Teacher Job Fair plus $50 cash for the winning recruiter

Fourth and Fifth Place Prizes: $50 cash for each of the winning recruiters

You must be present to receive the prizes.


Refund/Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations MUST be received via email to sutton@calu.edu. Cancellations received on or before March 6, 2014 will receive a full refund minus a 10% processing fee. All refunds will be sent out after the fair is over. Cancellations received after March 6, 2014 will not receive a refund and payment is expected from those who have not yet paid.

Delinquent Payment Fee:

Payment is due prior to your attendance at the job fair. If payment is not received by the job fair, after a one-month grace period, a late fee of $50 will be assessed per 30-day period past April 26, 2014.  Organizations with outstanding balances will not be eligible to register for subsequent PERC education job fairs.

Change request for Registration Information:

For the early registrants who check the box TBD for certification areas or attendee names on their registration, you are responsible for providing the information to Nancy Cifrulak at cifrulak.events@gmail.com by March 1, 2014 in order that the names may be used for the name badges and the certifications areas be placed in the job fair directory.

Registration is now open! If you register before Dec. 1, 2013, you will have the opportunity to choose the location of your booth. Click on the button below to being registration:

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Questions? Contact Gene Sutton:

724-938-1513 or sutton@calu.edu