Prince Georges County Public Schools (MD)

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Working hard for a school system taken over by the state due to dysfunction.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Upper Marlboro, MD
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Upper Marlboro, MD

I have been working at Prince Georges County Public Schools (MD)

Pros

Appreciative children in poverty, many learning English
Teachers work in grade level teams with specialists, including special ed and ESOL
Adequate pay and benefits
The state is making improvement in this county school system

Cons

No union contract for the past two years
Lack of resources provided: curricula materials outdated and in short supply, instructional materials, textbooks, equipment, teachers buy their own supplies
Often absent, noncommunicative principals
Ethnocentric parents distrust teachers, other parents unsupportive of school, neglect children

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Ask teachers what they need to do their jobs, and provide it, before evaluating them based on standardized test scores.

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    school system is not equitable in offering opportunities to professional 40+ for advancement.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenbelt, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenbelt, MD

    I have been working at Prince Georges County Public Schools (MD)

    Pros

    Best reason is to work with students of diverse backgrounds

    Cons

    there are not enough people with diverse backgrounds to meet the needs of the diverse student body.

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    The management should work on developing a more equitable strategy for promoting people with great experience who are 40+.

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    my experience has been wonderful

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    Current Employee - Acting B E O in Beltsville, MD
    Current Employee - Acting B E O in Beltsville, MD

    I have been working at Prince Georges County Public Schools (MD)

    Pros

    no kids no school. it's all about the kids. the system gave me a chance too be somebody. and i'm here too the end.

    Cons

    working with some people that just dont care.they think that the system owe them something.if your 62yrs or older. let someone else get a chance.

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    we need to appericate custodians more. stop thinking all custodians are bad. ther are some out there that love there jobs, and some don'tjust gettin a paycheck. people if you are getting a check work.it's not hard!

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