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"Eye opening"

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Educator in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Educator in Atlanta, GA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Atlanta Public Schools full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

APS is a beast in itself. However the students need dedicated teachers who are willing to meet them where they are and provide relevant, applicable experiences academically and about life in general.

Cons

If you are not "of" APS survival can be tough. Sometimes the administrators forget they were once teachers, and some do not know how to divide professional and personal dealings.

Advice to Management

Once the new super gets started things will head in the right direction. APS will then be about the students and not about rank, status, and the adults.

Other Employee Reviews for Atlanta Public Schools

  1. "Always changing, for the better is the question"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Workload easy. Provides work, life balance if needed. New Leadership

    Cons

    Still old mindset to overcome. Even with some new leadership in place. Reactive environment instead of proactive. Quick to point fingers instead of determining what the underlining issue and coming up collective solution

    Advice to Management

    Trust the process and value the people you have hired to do the job.


  2. "Too many long time workers;"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Long time workers; not aged workers; strive to keep the system the way it is. Like that you'll never see improvements.

    Cons

    You cannot change the status quo.

    Advice to Management

    You need to encourage long time workers to move on. The days of experienced worker could be fading. Some people need a few hours to be better than a long time worker.

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