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Updated Oct 2, 2021

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Lawrence Public School USD 497 President Marcel Harmon
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Excellent place to work

    Jul 1, 2021 - Paraprofessional in Lawrence, KS
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    Pros

    Administration, teachers, support staff and students. Professional development opportunities.

    Cons

    nothing negative to note while working at USD 497

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good Gig

    Feb 25, 2021 - Coordinator in Lawrence, KS
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    Pros

    working with great people each day

    Cons

    lack of monetary reimbursement for job done

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Caseloads

    Apr 19, 2020 - Speech Language Pathologist in Lawrence, KS
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    Pros

    I have loved working for LPS for 15 years as an SLP! Caseloads are weighted for workload so they are definitely manageable.

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive compared to other districts and especially states.

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Supportive, Rewarding Job

    Nov 8, 2019 - Instructional Support Assistant in Lawrence, KS
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Supported by great staff in a rewarding environment.

    Cons

    State-mandated testing (a function of the industry, not the employer)

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place, great people

    Feb 27, 2019 - Instructional Resource Technician in Lawrence, KS
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    Pros

    Absolutely loved my coworkers. Friendly environment. Opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    Pay was a little too low.

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place to work

    Jun 24, 2015 - Paraeducator in Lawrence, KS
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    Pros

    Positive atmosphere, great staff, lots of support for the kids.

    Cons

    I don't have any downsides about working at Lawrence Public Schools.

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Manager

    May 30, 2015 - Food Service Manager in Lawrence, KS
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    Pros

    Love working with students and staff.

    Cons

    No work during summer months.

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great!

    Apr 22, 2015 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Teachers are geared toward the students and their success. Teachers adapt new technology to make things interesting.

    Cons

    Budget cuts are hard in any school district.

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Solid Job

    Oct 2, 2021 - Registrar 
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    Pros

    Great schedule and plenty of opportunity to move around.

    Cons

    Pay is not great but thats unfortunately to be expected in any school system

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Nice place

    May 28, 2021 - Paraprofessional in Hays, KS
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    Pros

    Kids are great to work with

    Cons

    Pay is not very good

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