• Personnel Services Cooperative

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    The Region One ESC Personnel Services Cooperative provides member districts with a comprehensive set of services designed to assist districts to recruit and retain highly qualified, certified, and caring teachers in their districts.                                                                

    PSS COOP Description of Services 2021-2022

    RECRUITMENT

    1.1       To assist Personnel Services Cooperative Districts to recruit certified and highly qualified in and out of Region teachers, Region One ESC will

    •       Provide PSS COOP districts access to post, edit and delete job vacancies on-line on the Region One Employment Opportunities website
    •       Provide PSS COOP districts immediate access to resumes and reports posted on-line        
    •       Disseminate information about Cooperative districts and vacancies through e- mail outs, websites and job fairs
    •       Provide registration to the Annual Region One ESC Educator Job Fair at no cost to the PSS COOP district for up to 4 recruiters
    •       Provide PSS COOP districts the opportunity to join the ONE*APP consortium for a fee       
    •       Provide PSS COOP LEAs the opportunity to access the ONE*APP cert services for a fee

    For all districts, Region One ESC will

    • Respond to inquiries about teaching in Region One
    • Coordinate the Annual Region One ESC Educator Job Fair
    • Market the need for teachers for the Region One area
    • Collect data, analyze and evaluate regional recruitment efforts

    1.2       To assist Personnel Services Cooperative districts in the recruitment of high school students into educator preparation programs, Region One ESC will

    • Provide to PSS COOP districts, on-site presentations to careers in education classes at no cost
    • Provide to PSS COOP districts, on-site training and technical assistance to careers in education classes as needed at no cost

      For all districts, Region One ESC will

    • Provide assistance to districts implementing or interested in implementing careers in education courses in their high schools

    1.3       To assist Personnel Services Cooperative districts recruit and develop paraprofessionals into the teaching profession, Region One ESC will

    • Provide on-site assistance and presentations to paraprofessionals in the areas of financial aid, degree plans, admission requirements and certification at no cost

      For all districts, Region One ESC will

    • Provide assistance and dissemination of information on paraprofessional recruitment and training programs
    • Support and promote the ParaEducator Conference

    ASSISTANCE

    2.1       To assist Personnel Services Cooperative districts operate efficiently and effectively, Region One ESC will

    • Provide PSS COOP districts a minimum of two staff development sessions on personnel issues at no cost (up to 4 staff members, each additional attendee will be at a fee)
    • Provide PSS COOP districts on-site assistance for certification and teacher records review, personnel office procedures and other personnel issues
    • Provide PSS COOP districts opportunities to participate in special programs and grants sponsored by Region One ESC
    • Provide PSS COOP districts one contracted training on personnel duties and procedures at no cost (for up to 4 staff members, each additional attendee per district at a fee)
    • Provide PSS COOP districts access to support on service records and creditable years of service for salary increment purposes

    For all districts, Region One ESC will

    • Offer centralized training and technical assistance on certification and assignment requirements to personnel directors and staff
    • Provide technical assistance to personnel directors on personnel issues
    • Disseminate information and offer staff development on personnel issues and concerns
    • Provide a training on personnel duties and procedures
    • Provide an array of personnel related services to include FMLA training, staffing efficiency reviews, school leadership search services and substitute teacher trainings each for a fee

    Upon each renewal or enrolled agreement to the PSS COOP, each district enrolling in the Personnel Services Cooperative will provide a current list of their district HR staff who will be the designated PSS COOP members (up to 4 per district). All services are optional and are provided only upon request by the school district.  

    For additional information on this cooperative or to request services, please contact:

    • Brenda J Balderaz, SHRM-CP
    • Personnel Support Services
    • Region One Education Service Center
    • 1900 W. Schunior Street
    • Edinburg, Texas 78541
    • (956) 984-6106 (Phone) / (956) 984-7653 (Fax)
    • bbalderaz@esc1.net

     

Last Modified on May 18, 2021