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2024 Maryland Metropolitan Education Expo

The Maryland Metropolitan Education Expo is a one day recruiting event bringing together school systems and organizations to network with and recruit talented applicants in the field of education. University of Maryland students and alumni, in addition to, highly qualified applicants from local colleges/universities interested in the field of education are invited to attend.

Registration is Now CLOSED. 

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Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Stamp Student Union, Grand Ballroom

MMEE is comprised of two parts:

  • 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Career Fair 
    • The Expo begins with an opportunity for candidates to meet and network with school recruiters to learn more about school systems and organizations.
  • 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: On-Site Screening Interviews
    • The Expo provides school systems and organizations the opportunity to interview candidates for anticipated vacancies. Organizations not planning to conduct interviews will have the option of participating only in the Career fair portion of the event. 

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: Employer Arrival and Setup
  • 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.:  Career Fair - Networking
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Lunch Break
  • 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: On-Site Interviews

Career Fair + On-Site Interviews:

  • School Systems: $300
  • NonProfit Organizations (Summer camps, etc.): $200

Registration package includes 1 table and 2 representatives; for interviews it would allow for 2 interview schedules (8 students/schedule).

Additional tables are available for purchase on the registration form for $150 each.


  • Friday, February 2, 2024Registration deadline (to be included in print materials)
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2024Payment and Cancellation deadline

*All organizations may sign up candidates for interviews on the day of the event. However, we do provide early access to review and select UMD candidates for interviews in advance of the event.

School systems and organizations interested in hosting on-site interviews can request interview schedules on the Expo registration form. Once the registration is complete, interview schedules will be created based on the number requested. Registered school systems and organizations will receive an MMEE On-Campus Interview schedule confirmation email with instructions on how to review candidate applications within the Handshake platform.

Students will begin applying to school systems via the Handshake platform on Monday, January 1, 2024, so be sure to register for the Expo prior to that date for the best exposure to candidates. Beginning on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, school systems and organizations will be able to review the applications in Handshake and invite the most qualified candidates to interview during the Expo.  

  • Monday, December 4Employer registration opens
  • Friday, December 29Recommended deadline to post positions for pre-interview screening
  • Monday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 23Students apply to job postings in Handshake
  • Wednesday, January 24Resume packets sent to School Systems/Nonprofits for review 
  • Friday, January 26School Systems/Nonprofits submit candidate selections - invitations to sign up for interviews
  • Wednesday, January 31 - Sunday, February 4Invited UMD students sign up for interview time slots in Handshake
  • Monday, February 5Final interview schedules sent
  • Tuesday, February 13MMEE Career Fair and Interviews

MMEE Sponsorship
*All sponsorship is in addition to the organization's registration fee

Event Sponsorship: $500

  • Opportunity for prime booth location at the fair
  • Opportunity for UCC to provide enhanced signage and balloons at your fair booth for the duration of the fair
  • Opportunity to include the organization's logo on the fair website
  • Opportunity to be recognized as a sponsor on signage throughout student/alumni and employer registration areas during the fair
  • Opportunity to include organization's logo in printed fair booklet
  • Opportunity to participate in a Fair Preparation event (workshop or resume reviews)

LinkedIn Professional Photo booth Sponsorship: $500

*One sponsorship opportunity available for the fair

  • Sponsor professional headshots for students and alumni at MMEE
  • Additional employer table with signage near the Photo booth to further brand the organization and interact with students during photos
  • Enhanced signage and balloons at your fair booth
  • Recognition as a sponsor on the printed fair booklet

Branded Items Sponsorship: 

Donate branded items with your organization’s logo to enhance the student experience at the fair. Items may include:

  • Bags
  • Pens
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Mints

Select one of the sponsorship levels during the career fair registration process and contact Sharena Payne at or 301.314.7237, to complete sponsorship forms.

Contact Names, Questions?

Fair Logistics:, 301.314.7225

Employer and On-Site Interviews: Teniqua Coates-Singh, or 301.405-2780

Payment Information: Michael Martucci, or 301.314.7238


Co-sponsored with the University of Maryland's College of Education

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