Last month, the Tamaqua Area School District announced the retirement of 12 teachers.
At its monthly meeting on Tuesday night, the district's board of education hired 10 new teachers for the 2010-2011 school year.
The salaries for each are granted from the district's current 2009-2010 contract with its teachers' union, which is set to expire later this year.
The following teachers were hired.
Ÿ Zachary Evans, Coaldale, Bachelor's degree, step 2.5, $39,185.50.
Ÿ Krista Kabraico, Conyngham, Bachelor's step one, $36,027.