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)

I have been working at Pittsburgh Public Schools full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

supportive union
great students
supportive administrators
Excellent special education programs

Cons

funding cuts from state level
budget cuts

Recommends

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    challenging and rewarding

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    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager

    I have been working at Pittsburgh Public Schools full-time (more than 5 years)

    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)

    I worked at Pittsburgh Public Schools full-time (more than 3 years)

    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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