Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

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It all depends on your principal

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Former Employee - Teacher in Charlotte, NC
Former Employee - Teacher in Charlotte, NC

I worked at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

You can make a difference in your student's lives.
If you have a good administrator, you might have a lot of freedom.

Cons

It is a big district with lots of turnover. They don't care much about individual employees.
There are a lot of micromanaging principals.
Everything is based on test scores.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Make decisions based on what is best for students. Keep working condition reasonable so you don't keep losing the best teachers.

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    The worst experience of my 30+ years of teaching

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Teacher in Charlotte, NC

    I worked at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    I had a few very good students.

    Cons

    CMS just doesn't understand that discipline is their biggest problem. If the system worked on just this one issue, test scores would go way up. They just can't seem to hire principals that know how to turn a school around. I had six in 14 years and they all were ineffective.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Deal with the poor discipline and hire principals that will support the teachers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Career driven to excellence in education

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    Current Employee - Bus Driver in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Bus Driver in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Guaranteed posistion, great benefits. Enjoyabale atmosphere

    Cons

    Hard to move up within the company

    Recommends
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