Fort Worth Independent School District

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I was a teacher for several years at a school in FWISD

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Former Employee - Math Teacher in Fort Worth, TX
Former Employee - Math Teacher in Fort Worth, TX

I worked at Fort Worth Independent School District full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great people working in their schools and central office (on a personal level)

Cons

Too much money being spent on programs that do not directly benefit the students... very wasteful!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please visit and plan with your teachers. It appears that you are so out of touch with the classroom and the students. The theoretical ways of education are not inclusive of all students, schools, and teachers. Ask the teachers what they want and need for their kids successful - don't make them use programs that DO NOT work for the kids!

Recommends
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    Very Unorganized

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at Fort Worth Independent School District full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great kids in the district! They pay well.

    Cons

    No organization at the administrative level or at the school leve, and teachers get very little support and are typically not heard by anyone who can make a difference. Furthermore, the teachers are not valued for being professionals. Lastly, most of the people at the top have not taught in 20+ years or if they have they taught non-core subjects or only for 3 years and have no clue about what makes successful classrooms. Benefits are the worst I have ever known of!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be afraid to ask the people in the trenches how things are going and where they need your support.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    My experience with this district has been rewarding from the many opportunities to get Professional Develoment.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at Fort Worth Independent School District full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    lots of opportunties for professional development and extra duties with pay.

    Cons

    like most public schools benefits are expensive and choices are limited for the better vision and dental plans

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maybe as a District developing unity amoung staff on each campus would give a bust to the moral to turn all campuses into high performancing.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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