In regards to your question about resumes, I just came from a meeting with
the personel department of the local school district. My class was
allowed to ask questions about the interviewing process and what they are
looking for on your resumes, etc.
This may not hold true to all districts, I live in Omaha, NE (very
conservative). She told us to ignore all of the fancy borders, colors,
fonts, and even papers. They are looking for clean and clear easy to read
letters and resumes that provide information about you. It is important
to remember that some resumes only recieve 30 seconds attention from
prospective employers, so sell yourself, not the paper.
There was important information which was recommended, but it may be
different for the areas and districts you want to apply. If you want that
information email me at
I'll be happy to foward the information to you or anyone else. The lady
we talked to informed us that their office was more than willing to answer
any questions about the process involved, all we have to do is ask.
She also provided us with some interviewing tips and advice if you would
like that information as well.
Hope this helps you out,