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Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES Reviews

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Former BOCES teaching aide"

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    Former Employee - Teacher's A in Yorktown, NY
    Former Employee - Teacher's A in Yorktown, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The kids are wonderful, the hours are great. Good benefits, and opportunities to connect with families to work with outside of school hours.

    Cons

    Politics, leadership has little interaction with students, lack of protocol for coworker disagreements about educational approaches

    Advice to Management

    Be more present. Get to know the kids and the families. Show up more frequently than just the events that are being photographed for the website and media.


  2. "I could not think of a better work experience nor opportunity to change jobs within a system."

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    Former Employee - Special Education Teacher in Yorktown Heights, NY
    Former Employee - Special Education Teacher in Yorktown Heights, NY
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Professionally top level educators, freedom to experiment .

    Cons

    Some teachers were relocated without proper respect to experience and ability.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "poor work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Yorktown Heights, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Yorktown Heights, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    civil service, some hardworking staff

    Cons

    Poor work culture created from managements top leaders, large turnover of employees, much better competitors to work for

    Advice to Management

    School Board needs to purge top levels of management


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  5. "Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Instructor"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    I worked in the Adult Education division teaching night classes. Both the staff and the students were wonderful!

    Cons

    If the weather is bad and class is cancelled you have to reschedule classes which could disrupt your personal schedule.