Lafayette Parish School System

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Updated June 1, 2015
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Lafayette Parish School System Superintendent Burnell Lemoine
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  1. Elementary Teacher

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    Current Employee - Elementary Teacher in Lafayette, LA
    Current Employee - Elementary Teacher in Lafayette, LA

    I have been working at Lafayette Parish School System (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great staff, decent pay, good benefits, and lots of professional development opportunities.

    Cons

    New common core approach to writing and implementing curriculum may be reason for caution for some.

    Advice to Management

    Look toward your teachers as part of a team working together for the common good and disregard no good ideas or input.


  2. Excellent place to work!

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    Former Employee - Elementary Teacher in Lafayette, LA
    Former Employee - Elementary Teacher in Lafayette, LA

    I worked at Lafayette Parish School System full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Staff and administration are very helpful and a pleasure to work with. Training is plentiful and it is uplifting to work with the children on a daily basis.

    Cons

    Children are difficult and challenging and the schools are in bad shape but there is hope.

    Advice to Management

    Get your Masters


  3. I loved coming to work everyday knowing I was making a difference.

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Lafayette, LA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Lafayette, LA

    I have been working at Lafayette Parish School System full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I enjoyed knowing that what I was doing was expanding children's futures. When my children were young I was able to keep up with the education system with my job that would benefit their learning.

    Cons

    I was disappointed about not being able to get in more on the job training due to budget issues.


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  5. Education is one of the best professions to work in right now

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Lafayette, LA
    Current Employee - Teacher in Lafayette, LA

    I have been working at Lafayette Parish School System full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    manages well with family life

    Cons

    politics...too many hands in the mix of education

    Advice to Management

    Be fare


  6. Terrible

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    Former Contractor - Middle School Teacher in Lafayette, LA
    Former Contractor - Middle School Teacher in Lafayette, LA

    I worked at Lafayette Parish School System as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Sadly, nothing, and I've seriously tried to think up something positive.

    Cons

    Lack of support and lack of structure - the student population and the administration were so incompatible with each other. I had no resources. I was isolated in a T building with not enough desks or space for all my students who did things like rip up the walls without repercussions. I genuinely felt unsafe in the workplace, and genuinely, nobody cared.

    Advice to Management

    When over half a dozen teachers quit in the middle of a semester, that should be your wake up call that something is very wrong with your school.


  7. So much potential, so many idiots

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    Former Employee - Elementary Teacher in Lafayette, LA
    Former Employee - Elementary Teacher in Lafayette, LA

    I worked at Lafayette Parish School System full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Rich heritage, university town, wealthy families. Lafayette could be the BEST school system in the state. Large population with very low unemployment should bring a high tax base with the best teachers in the state.

    Cons

    Incompetent, good old boys network. The last string of superintendents have made Lafayette Parish a laughing stock. The first pushed us back into a desegregation lawsuit that costs multi-millions to get out of. Next one put in yes men all over the parish, then had his contract bought out. Next one was a good old boy that hired all retired people to come back to the system. The one now is getting his friends from New Orleans who don't have high school diplomas to be "supervisors". . Check it out, its all true.

    Advice to Management

    Quit and get qualified people to run the school system



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