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Helpful (2)

"Administration has lost sight of the goal which is doing what is best for students."

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Current Employee - Teacher in Parker, CO
Current Employee - Teacher in Parker, CO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Douglas County School District (CO) full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

DCSD is made up of a great community of students, families, teachers, staff, and surrounding community members. The DCSD has a long history of successful growth, both in size and educating students from preschool/ kindergarten through twelfth grade.

Cons

DCSD currently has the highest paid superintendent in the state of Colorado, with the lowest morale for staff and students. DCSD has an unprecedented $83 fund balance, while continuing to make cuts that significantly impact students and their learning in a negative way. DCSD has a power-hungry Board of Education who are unaware of the needs and priorities of the community they serve

Advice to Management

Stop the madness! Work to mend the broken relationships by respectfully reaching out to teachers and staff to help repair the damage that has been done.

Other Employee Reviews for Douglas County School District (CO)

  1. Helpful (2)

    "great job for anybody who is a "happy" person."

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    Current Employee - School Bus Driver in Castle Rock, CO
    Current Employee - School Bus Driver in Castle Rock, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Douglas County School District (CO) full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -full benefits
    -competitive pay
    -weekends, and holidays off
    -possibility for overtime
    -you can move around in the district, plenty of opportunity to move up

    Cons

    raises are not going to happen (they did in the past) 90% of the employees are "grumpy old people" who complain all the time.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Once great district going downhill fast!"

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    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Highlands Ranch, CO
    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Highlands Ranch, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Douglas County School District (CO) part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great teachers and kids, supportive families, innovative teaching strategies, hard working school administrators.

    Cons

    Extremely oppressive district administrators led by a politically charged Board of Ed. Low teacher morale, low compensation, lack of professional development opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to teachers and parents who request a big change in the reform agenda. Be respectful of your many opponents, be more fiscally responsible and transparent. Operate in the open rather than in executive session behind closed doors.

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