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Washoe County Schools Reviews

Updated Aug 4, 2019

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3.4
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47%
Recommend to a Friend
36%
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Pedro Martinez
18 Ratings
Pros
  • "Large school district with a lot of opportunity(in 6 reviews)

  • "I love working with young people motivating them for future happiness and success(in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • "The school district is administrative heavy(in 6 reviews)

  • "Very little room for advancement, regular two year budget issues because Nevada is historically a boom and bust state(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "BAs in English and Music & Theatre; Masters in TESOL"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washoe County Schools full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I love working with young people motivating them for future happiness and success.

    Cons

    Teaching can be stressful with many hours of overtime required.

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    Washoe County Schools2019-06-17
  2. "Great work place"

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    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Reno, NV

    I have been working at Washoe County Schools part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Kind and helpful teachers rewarding Fast days

    Cons

    Kids can treat you pretty bad, especially middle school

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    Washoe County Schools2019-08-05
  3. "Education Technology Specialist"

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    Former Employee - ETS in Reno, NV

    I worked at Washoe County Schools part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Okay pay, Summers and winters off.

    Cons

    No benefits if you work under 27.5 hours. So they keep a lot of their jobs right under.

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    Washoe County Schools2019-05-13
  4. "Top Heavy Admin"

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    Current Employee - School Counselor in Reno, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Washoe County Schools full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I love working with children

    Cons

    Too many administrators trying to make a name for themselves are nickel and diming teachers and counselors.

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    Washoe County Schools2019-05-03
  5. "WCSD"

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    Current Employee - Education Technology Specialist in Reno, NV

    I have been working at Washoe County Schools part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You get all major Holidays, Winter Break and Summers off.

    Cons

    Hours are right under the needed to qualify for benefits.

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    Washoe County Schools2019-04-12
  6. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Reno, NV

    I have been working at Washoe County Schools full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Washoe County is a strong district. I’ve loved working there for 21 years.

    Cons

    There are no cons. If I ever relocate to Bishop, it is for my family.

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    Washoe County Schools2019-03-26
  7. "K-8 Educator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Washoe County Schools full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and flexible schedule with holidays.

    Cons

    Management, lack of support, extra work from government

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    Washoe County Schools2018-12-01
  8. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Sparks, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Washoe County Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Students and Faculty, School Sites themselves work well as a unit to overcome challenges

    Cons

    District Administration, Lack of Communication, Lack of Teamwork for the common goal - the students. Admin and those in charge of departments worry about themselves and ways to elevate their paycheck before retirement. Don't care what their actions may effect once they leave.

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    Washoe County Schools2018-08-28
  9. "Public School Teaching"

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

    I have been working at Washoe County Schools full-time

    Pros

    Spending every day with young people Largely self-directed work Learning more about the world

    Cons

    Large class sizes Students not always motivated Administration values ratings over experiences

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    Washoe County Schools2018-01-07
  10. "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Washoe County Schools full-time

    Pros

    It was on par with other teaching jobs

    Cons

    Snow. Teachers need to be paid more in general.

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    Washoe County Schools2017-12-13
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