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Marco Petruzzi
26 Ratings
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  • "Difficulty finding a work life balance(in 5 reviews)

  • "Green Dot is trying to do something about Professional Development since many employees complained that there isn't anything in place(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "C.S.O"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Green Dot Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Great approach to teaching Great hours Friendly staff

    Cons

    Different requirements within scope Can’t choose site

    Green Dot Public Schools2018-09-01
  2. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Teacher 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Green Dot Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment, very positive. Always improving

    Cons

    Salary not equal to that of other comparable schools and districts .

    Green Dot Public Schools2019-04-04
  3. "Great benefits, must be passionate about serving youth"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Green Dot Public Schools full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The schools are small

    Cons

    Difficulty finding a work life balance

    Advice to Management

    KNOW your demographic from experience, not a textbook.

    Green Dot Public Schools2019-03-27
  4. "Great pay option as experienced teacher"

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      Current Employee - Teacher 

      I have been working at Green Dot Public Schools full-time

      Pros

      Good, strong supportive network with teachers.

      Cons

      Not as much consistency with students and rules as it could be

      Green Dot Public Schools2019-04-07
    • "Not Great for new teachers"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Green Dot Public Schools full-time

      Pros

      Supportive Staff Paid Summers Enjoyable professional development conferences

      Cons

      Challenging for new teachers as a first job.

      Green Dot Public Schools2019-03-15
    • "Poor retention of talent. Harps College is for everyone. Don't teach here if you dont believe in the same values."

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Green Dot Public Schools full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Dedicated staff to students, Great lip service from admin,

      Cons

      Poor Retention of great at Transformation Schools, College is NOT the only route.

      Advice to Management

      If you question their core values you'll never be recognized. Listen to your unhappy staff. Stop giving them donuts to keep them happy.

      Green Dot Public Schools2019-03-05
    • Helpful (1)

      "Not a great place to work"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend

      I have been working at Green Dot Public Schools full-time

      Pros

      * independence * lots of opportunities for leadership early on

      Cons

      * no organization - everything is very scattered (unclear deadlines/power structures, many course have no curriculums) * lack of support - students and teachers DO NOT receive the support they need to be successful

      Green Dot Public Schools2018-10-20
    • "Home Office Coordinator"

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      Former Employee - Senior Coordinator in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Green Dot Public Schools full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Hyper-focused HQ members who work at a pretty incredible pace. You're surrounded by top-tier brains who know how to work hard.

      Cons

      The pace can consume you.

      Advice to Management

      Sustainability is more than a talking point at retreats. You must take actions that show you're working on sustainability (re: people sustaining in their roles)

      Green Dot Public Schools2018-08-03
    • "good place"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Green Dot Public Schools full-time

      Pros

      Great school i worked for. with a supportive team.

      Cons

      Little to now pay raise/year

      Green Dot Public Schools2018-08-06
    • "An Excellent Organization that gives its all, and expects you to as well"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Green Dot Public Schools full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Lots of training, clear expectations, organization takes its mission of educating students very seriously.

      Cons

      Can be kind of cookie-cutter-like, at times discouraging creativity by employees.

      Green Dot Public Schools2018-07-16
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