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Anne Arundel County Public Schools Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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Anne Arundel County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Mamie Johns Perkins
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Pros
  • great benefits, Summer and Christmas vacations are paid (in 12 reviews)

  • There are many opportunities for professional development, often paid (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • No support for staff who need help (in 6 reviews)

  • The Board of Ed-took 6 months to have them adjust my salary properly (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Anne Arundel County review"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glen Burnie, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glen Burnie, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Anne Arundel County Public Schools full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Constant Professional Growth and development

    Cons

    Difficulty with upward mobility and challenging community engagement .

    Advice to Management

    Create more diversity opportunities for employment.


  2. "Work Environment Culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Educator in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Educator in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with supportive and highly dedicated colleagues.

    Cons

    Broken compensation contract five times.

    Advice to Management

    Distribute compensation retroactively.

  3. "Substitute Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Anne Arundel County Public Schools part-time

    Pros

    Decent pay, easy to use job announcement site, awesome staff, great kids

    Cons

    The phone system calls you a lot but you can update your contact information so that it doesn't call you at all.


  4. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Anne Arundel County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    great benefits, Summer and Christmas vacations are paid

    Cons

    Too many paperwork for SPED Teachers


  5. "After School Tutor at Meade Middle School"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Tutor in Fort Meade, MD
    Former Employee - Student Tutor in Fort Meade, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Anne Arundel County Public Schools part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You get to work with children and help them learn new things.
    You get to be a positive role model for middle school students.

    Cons

    As a Student Tutor I was a volunteer so I didn't receive pay.


  6. "Bad, Awful, Terrible, Disgusting, Laughable"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Anne Arundel County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Health benefits... That's it folks!

    Cons

    Hours. Pay. Treatment. Management. Horrible Union.


  7. "Teaching at AACPS"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher
    Current Employee - Teacher
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Students are great and administration is caring and educated

    Cons

    TOP heavy. The board office has an "us and them " mentality about teachers.

    Advice to Management

    Have some of the people at the board actually teach classes in some of the difficult schools so they truly understand the students of today.

  8. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Anne Arundel County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Nice people, love the kids

    Cons

    pay is lowest in state


  9. "Outsiders Not Wanted"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Anne Arundel County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    They have a lot of days off.

    Cons

    At the top its the blind leading the blind.


  10. "AACPS"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Anne Arundel County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Stable Environment
    Plenty of Resources
    Friendly Staff

    Cons

    Irrational Administration
    Irresponsible Board of Education

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your teachers


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