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Ascension Parish School Board Reviews

Updated December 13, 2016
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  1. "Employee"

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    Current Employee - School Counselor in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - School Counselor in New Orleans, LA

    I have been working at Ascension Parish School Board (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    One of the top school districts in Louisiana. Constantly looking for ways to impact students so they may reach their full potential.

    Cons

    Expect to work overtime as in any educational environment.


  2. "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Gonzales, LA
    Former Employee - Teacher in Gonzales, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ascension Parish School Board (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits/great co-workers and supervisors!!

    Cons

    No bathroom or lunch break Some students and their parents do not adhere to school policies and make it difficult to teach other students who abide by policies and procedures


  3. "kindergarten teacher"

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    Former Employee - Prekindergarten Special Education Teacher in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - Prekindergarten Special Education Teacher in Baton Rouge, LA

    I worked at Ascension Parish School Board (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    we do have extra help to master our objectives

    Cons

    lots of paper work and assessments


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  5. "Job is school dependent"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Walker, LA
    Current Employee - Teacher in Walker, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ascension Parish School Board (More than a year)

    Pros

    The system is filled with great kids and great technology.

    Cons

    No communication with administration and direct supervision.


  6. "Amazing school, kids, but tough work not for the faint of heart"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Donaldsonville, LA
    Current Employee - Teacher in Donaldsonville, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ascension Parish School Board full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    This staff and the students at this school have changed my life and pushed me forward in all ways professionally and personally

    Cons

    The work is so hard and can be quite grueling.

    Advice to Management

    You are amazing and unstoppable.


  7. "teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gonzales, LA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gonzales, LA

    I have been working at Ascension Parish School Board (More than a year)

    Pros

    The children are wonderful to teach.

    Cons

    Change is constant and there is no time to learn new things

    Advice to Management

    not available


  8. "Administration makes a tough job better."

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    Current Employee - English Teacher in Saint Amant, LA
    Current Employee - English Teacher in Saint Amant, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ascension Parish School Board full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The most helpful, affable and supportive administration I've ever worked for.

    Cons

    Low pay for the work load that is expected, and very little chance for improvement within the company.


  9. "Substitute Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Gonzales, LA
    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Gonzales, LA

    I have been working at Ascension Parish School Board (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great way to get teaching exposure

    Cons

    Pay isn't even decent, then again, I guess there are lazy "tv substitutes" who spoil it for the rest of us.


  10. "You are no one if you aren't in the In Crowd at Dutchtown High"

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    Former Employee - Louisiana in Geismar, LA
    Former Employee - Louisiana in Geismar, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Ascension Parish School Board full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Students are great!
    Teachers are wonderful!

    Cons

    Administration does not care about their teachers
    Students run the school
    Administration will not abide by the rules that are in the handbook causing issues for teachers.

    Advice to Management

    Get out of your offices and walk to halls! It was so much better 5 years ago!


  11. "the best"

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    Current Employee - High School Teacher in Saint Amant, LA
    Current Employee - High School Teacher in Saint Amant, LA

    I have been working at Ascension Parish School Board full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    coworkers and students. High expectations, lots of work. Good students, great support. High pay compared to others. I love it here

    Cons

    alumni has too much influence. Everyone is related to everyone. very political. Have to know someone to get a job. Don't anger anyone . never can please everyone.

    Advice to Management

    none



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