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Cobb County School District CEO Chris Ragsdale
Chris Ragsdale
65 Ratings
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  • "Pay is low for responsibilities(in 10 reviews)

  • "Increasing class sizes, too many special education students per classroom (I question the legality of the ratio of students with IEPs in one gen(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great Experience"

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    Current Employee - ASP Instructor in Kennesaw, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cobb County School District part-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    flexible for college schedule, fun, nice coworkers

    Cons

    can be stressful, can be chaotic, have to really love kids

    Cobb County School District2019-03-05
  2. "Leadership?"

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    Former Employee - Teacher 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cobb County School District full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Amazing educators who care about students

    Cons

    Is the leadership really qualified and the best we can find?

    Cobb County School District2019-04-11
  3. "Let me work with kids, please!"

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    Current Employee - Professional School Counselor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cobb County School District full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Pay and resources. Understanding administration- they are stretched thin too.

    Cons

    Heavy on non-counseling duties. Way too many meetings- 504 and RTI. Need time for groups, parent workshops, individual counseling, and crisis intervention.

    Cobb County School District2019-03-27
  4. "Excellent School System"

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    Current Employee - Special Education Teacher in Marietta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cobb County School District full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Affluent area that values education, highly qualified teachers, and parental involvement.

    Cons

    School choice vochers are highly competetive.

    Cobb County School District2019-03-03
  5. "Love my job"

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      Current Employee - Paraprofessional 

      I have been working at Cobb County School District full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Rewarding work, love working with children

      Cons

      wish I were paid more

      Cobb County School District2019-02-10
    • "ESOL Teacher"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Cobb County School District full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Lots of break throughout the school year.

      Cons

      During the school you will have long work hours and take home work.

      Advice to Management

      None

      Cobb County School District2019-01-05
    • "School used to be better"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Cobb County School District part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Due West is in a good school district.

      Cons

      It's not a top notch school anymore due to no advancements in STEM.

      Advice to Management

      Should allow for more advancements in STEM.

      Cobb County School District2019-01-08
    • "Opportunity"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Cobb County School District full-time

      Pros

      Great PD options supportive leadership

      Cons

      Extended hours regularly. Lesson planning intense

      Cobb County School District2018-11-10
    • "food service"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Cobb County School District part-time

      Pros

      Work part time of 20 hours and you get insurance

      Cons

      fast hard work, cleaning dirty dishes

      Cobb County School District2018-11-24
    • "Teacher"

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      Current Employee - Special Education Teacher in Smyrna, GA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Cobb County School District full-time for more than 20 years

      Pros

      Love working with children with disabilities.

      Cons

      The paperwork is very time consuming.

      Cobb County School District2018-10-03
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