Garland Independent School District

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Great district even though it is a large one!

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Current Employee - Teacher in Garland, TX
Current Employee - Teacher in Garland, TX

I have been working at Garland Independent School District full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

TONS of schools, which means TONS of teachers -- but you still feel connected and a part of the GISD family.
Facilitators and Coordinators are very involved.

Cons

As a younger teacher, I am often asked to take on extra responsibilities on top of the MASSIVE amount of work I already have to do.

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18 Other Employee Reviews for Garland Independent School District (View Most Recent)

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    It was rewarding and challenging to work with the students.

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    Former Employee - Substitute Teacher in Garland, TX
    Former Employee - Substitute Teacher in Garland, TX

    I worked at Garland Independent School District

    Pros

    The staff is supportive of the substitute teachers. It can be quite challenging to teach middle school and high school students, but a very rewarding experience too. There is a retirement plan for the substitute teachers.

    Cons

    This is not a self-supportive income so you will need to get employed quickly as a teacher. You are not paid for holidays or summer break. This was a demanding job so you will need a healthy energy level.

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    The cost of obtaining a teacher certification was too expensive for me. It should be less costly to obtain a teacher certification.

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    Garland School District a Great Place to Work!

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Garland, TX
    Current Employee - Teacher in Garland, TX

    I have been working at Garland Independent School District

    Pros

    Competitive salaries, excellent technology and equipment provided for teaching

    Cons

    Lack of parent involvement is sometimes a hindrance to student achievement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow more time for professional development of teachers.

    Recommends
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