Laid-off teachers learn to reinvent themselves

Long Island teachers and administrators who have fallen victim to deep budget cuts are learning new ways to reinvent themselves. Hofstra University held a special

UNIONDALE - Long Island teachers and administrators who have fallen victim to deep budget cuts are learning new ways to reinvent themselves.

Hofstra University held a special seminar to help educators focus on new career opportunities. Keynote speakers also discussed important topics, including interview skills and resume writing.

Organizers say there are teaching opportunities in areas outside of Long Island, while Hofstra administrators admit that the number of students enrolling in teaching programs has dropped tremendously.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Nassau Police say a Carle Place Subway restaurant 1 Police: Carle Place knifepoint robbery linked to Nassau pattern
The men and women at a Hauppauge studio 2 Brushstrokes: Program helps adults with disabilities
Community activists in Brentwood are supporting a proposed 3 Sen. Croci proposes crackdown on gang violence
4 SBU lax player on pace to break NCAA scoring record
5 Scholar Athlete: Lissette Palomo

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE