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Old 06-22-2005, 01:49 AM
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Can someone tell me what specifically a "letter of introduction" is? It is a requirement for some districts but I could not see a visual example on the internet. Any help would be appreciated.

 
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Old 06-22-2005, 06:18 AM
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Introduce yourself...who you are, what your experiences are, why are you the best candidate? Letters of intent, cover letters, letters of introduction...they're essentially all the same thing: letters that accompany your resume that discuss what you're applying for and what your experiences are.
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Old 06-23-2005, 12:10 AM
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is there a site where i can see examples of the different types? (i.e. intent, introduction, etc)
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Old 06-23-2005, 07:07 AM
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I tried looking for samples online, but many of them are not geared towards teachers so they don't really fit your needs. They all really include many of the same things except maybe you would stress different aspects depending on the letter they're asking for.
Cover letter: elaborates slightly more the experiences in your resume.
Letter of Introduction: Introduce yourself, strengths, weaknesses, experience/education
Letter on Intent: Why do you want to work where you're applying? What could you offer the school if hired?

You would probably want to include all of those topics in all of the letters, but just stress the one that they asked for....
I think that many places just use the terms for the types of letters interchangably (sp?).
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Old 06-23-2005, 08:20 AM
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letter of introduction

The NCREL website has an article about beginning letters to parents.

The url is
http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issu.../pa4lk10-1.htm

Hope this helps.

Lyn
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Old 06-23-2005, 02:39 PM
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thanks lyn. i was curious to know if these letters would be the same when applying for a job as it is for giving a student/parent?
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Old 06-23-2005, 04:58 PM
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I think that letters sent home to parents would be slightly less formal than they would be when applying for a job.
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Old 06-23-2005, 07:29 PM
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Don't forget to try the atozteacherstuff web site for examples of cover letters. Here are a few more that I found helpful.
http://resumes-for-teachers.com/teac...e-examples.htm
http://www.bc.edu/offices/careers/re...urces/edcover/
http://jobsearch.about.com/od/coverl...reducation.htm
Best wishes in your job search!
 

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