Dallas Independent School District

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Special Ed teacher in DISD

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Current Employee - Special Education Teacher in Dallas, TX
Current Employee - Special Education Teacher in Dallas, TX

I have been working at Dallas Independent School District full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Good people to work with, many challenges, if you like to problem solve

Cons

no raise in 3-4 years, urban school district, struggles with student achievement, first year teachers in schools that are rated unacceptable
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Advice to Management

increase outreach to parent community in secondary grades, kids need more support, provide teachers with a raise, provide teachers with excellent professional development by trained professionals, rather than inhouse training, half of the time.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    School by school basis

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    Current Employee - Elementary Teacher in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Elementary Teacher in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Dallas Independent School District full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    My school is a great place to work.
    Working with young kids

    Cons

    Very beauracratic
    Feels like central office has no idea of what really happens in the classroom.

    Advice to Management

    Stop piling more work on teachers. Let them teach.

  2. Always Changing, Seems like things keep getting worse

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Teacher in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Dallas Independent School District full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    The vacation time and paid time off is good but not any better than any other district in Dallas, Texas

    Cons

    Low SES (difficult) student population, high management turnover, ever increasing demands, policies change often, high stress, no raises in the last 4 years, little support for teachers, a culture of student entitlement were all students have to pass no matter how little effort they put in

    Advice to Management

    Show more staff appreciation

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