Pittsburgh Public Schools

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rewarding teaching experience

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Current Employee - SPED Teacher  in  Pittsburgh, PA (US)
Current Employee - SPED Teacher in Pittsburgh, PA (US)

Pros

supportive union
great students
supportive administrators
Excellent special education programs

Cons

funding cuts from state level
budget cuts

Recommends

Other reviews for Pittsburgh Public Schools

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    challenging and rewarding

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager

    Pros

    my coworkers are smart, energetic, and care about children

    Cons

    stressful knowing all about the budget cuts and furloughed teachers- makes you look over your shoulder and wonder who's next.

    Recommends
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    Pockets of great thinkers, but often inconsistent motives/morale

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    Former Employee - Technologist  in  Pittsburgh, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Technologist in Pittsburgh, PA (US)

    Pros

    - Fundamentally you're working for a positive change in the world
    - Pockets of great thinkers, ideas & attitudes
    - You get the right resources & support if you know and ask the right people

    Cons

    - Long, tedious and often politically-charged project cycles
    - Morale overall has been low
    - Compensation is linear and, for the majority, non-negotiable
    - Fluctuating workloads
    - Frequent leadership changes

    Neutral Outlook
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