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rewarding teaching experience

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Current Employee - SPED Teacher in Pittsburgh, PA
Current Employee - SPED Teacher in Pittsburgh, PA

I have been working at Pittsburgh Public Schools full-time (More than 10 years)

Recommends
Recommends

Pros

supportive union
great students
supportive administrators
Excellent special education programs

Cons

funding cuts from state level
budget cuts

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  1. Pockets of great thinkers, but often inconsistent motives/morale

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    Former Employee - Technologist in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Technologist in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Pittsburgh Public Schools full-time (More than 3 years)

    Neutral Outlook
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    - Fundamentally you're working for a positive change in the world
    - Pockets of great thinkers, ideas & attitudes
    - You get the right resources & support if you know and ask the right people

    Cons

    - Long, tedious and often politically-charged project cycles
    - Morale overall has been low
    - Compensation is linear and, for the majority, non-negotiable
    - Fluctuating workloads
    - Frequent leadership changes

  2. Inspiring, Collaborative and challenging

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    Former Employee - Workers Compensation Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Workers Compensation Manager in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Pittsburgh Public Schools full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Autonomy, team building, bright, enthusiastic co-workers

    Cons

    Politics and back-biting among board members

    Advice to Management

    You are doing a great job.

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