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Education Specialist (Current Employee) Stockton, CA (US)

ProsThey are interested in determining best practice in general education, general education very defined for those who work for Aspire, great benefits, kids are motivatied to learn, access to adequate materials, teacher training, grade level support for general education

ConsYou are part of a system not an individual with strengths and weaknesses to be developed, low tolerance for failure to comply to the way Aspire wants things run. Main focus is high scores on state testing above individual students needs, lack of training and understanding of students with disabilities on the part of the system, not family friendly

Advice to Senior Managementconsider looking at developing a balance approach to education that includes history science which will be subject areas for the students to apply and master what they have learned in reading, language arts, math. It will show they have generalized what they have learned to all areas of academia, not just a bubble on a worksheet at 80%. Consider that most of your staffs are made up of women who have many responsiblities in their lives besides work and be a team member with them so they can be successful in life. Understand that people are individuals with life experiences, gifts, and talents that when recognized and developed it is a win win for everyone.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Wonderful for low socioeconomic students, but not so great for teachers with children of their own.

    Elementary Teacher (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at Aspire Public Schools full-time for more than a year

    Pros: Terrific learning environment for single, or young, teachers who have not yet had children of his/her own. Very data driven which serves to really focus… Cons: Work-life balance has been and continues to be an issue for most teachers. The higher up the ranks you go, the less, or so it… Advice to Senior Management: Keep asking for feedback from your teachers and continue with the open door policy so teachers can alert you directly of any principal/administration concerns without… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Small non profit transitioning into larger corporate environment.

    Home Office Employee (Current Employee) Oakland, CA (US)

    I have been working at Aspire Public Schools full-time for less than a year

    Pros: Excellent Benefits, Intelligent hard working employees. Cons: Its in a transition phase. Started out as a small non profit and is moving towards a large corporate feel. You have to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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