What is TREC?
The Take Root Employment Consortium (TREC) is an Educational Service District 112 program that finds professionals for member school districts.
TREC was created to address critical shortages of qualified education professionals who are needed in our school districts. Education professionals may include:
- Physical Therapists & Assistants
- School Psychologists
- Speech Language Pathologists
- Occupational Therapists & Assistants
- School Nurses
- Sign Language Interpreters
- Job match to a rewarding career in an educational setting within the TREC service area
- Full-time or part-time employment
- Education Awards (for eligible enrolled students)
- Competitive Starting Salary
- Medical Benefits through Regence Blue Cross or Kaiser
- Guardian Dental
- Washington State Retirement System (WSRS)
- Vacation, sick and emergency leave
- Life and disability Insurance
- Public Loan Forgiveness
- Access to quality benefits such as healthcare and retirement
- Assistance with Washington State certification process
- On-going professional development and training
- New teacher mentoring program
- Plus, Board-certified teachers earn an additional $5,090 per year-or up to $10,090 if placed in high needs schools.
In addition, TREC collaborates with university partners to develop a pool of candidates for special education and its related fields.