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"Working hard for a school system taken over by the state due to dysfunction."

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Upper Marlboro, MD
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Upper Marlboro, MD
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Appreciative children in poverty, many learning English
Teachers work in grade level teams with specialists, including special ed and ESOL
Adequate pay and benefits
The state is making improvement in this county school system

Cons

No union contract for the past two years
Lack of resources provided: curricula materials outdated and in short supply, instructional materials, textbooks, equipment, teachers buy their own supplies
Often absent, noncommunicative principals
Ethnocentric parents distrust teachers, other parents unsupportive of school, neglect children

Advice to Management

Ask teachers what they need to do their jobs, and provide it, before evaluating them based on standardized test scores.

Other Employee Reviews for Prince Georges County Public Schools (MD)

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Poorly run school system, lacks organization during hiring, and challenges transfering schools."

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    Current Employee - Elementary Teacher in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Current Employee - Elementary Teacher in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, decent salary, and plenty of days off.

    Cons

    Lack of knowledge from superiors, low parent involvment, and no pay raise in 3 years.

    Advice to Management

    Try other counties make this your last resort.


  2. "my experience has been wonderful"

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    Current Employee - Acting B E O in Beltsville, MD
    Current Employee - Acting B E O in Beltsville, MD
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    no kids no school. it's all about the kids. the system gave me a chance too be somebody. and i'm here too the end.

    Cons

    working with some people that just dont care.they think that the system owe them something.if your 62yrs or older. let someone else get a chance.

    Advice to Management

    we need to appericate custodians more. stop thinking all custodians are bad. ther are some out there that love there jobs, and some don'tjust gettin a paycheck. people if you are getting a check work.it's not hard!

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