Aspire Public Schools

www.aspirepublicschools.org
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Current Employee - Education Specialist in Stockton, CA (US)
Current Employee - Education Specialist in Stockton, CA (US)

I have been working at Aspire Public Schools

Doesn't Recommend
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

They 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

Cons

You 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 Management

consider 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.

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  1. They really care about their teachers.

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    Former Employee - Teacher
    Former Employee - Teacher

    I worked at Aspire Public Schools

    Pros

    Decent pay, great coaching and agency given to teachers.

    Cons

    There are the standard long hours associated with all teaching jobs.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

  2. Home Office Staff

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aspire Public Schools

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The Benefits are excellent and they make up for the slightly lower pay by increasing paid time off and better benefits.

    Cons

    It's becoming corporate very quickly and there is a fear that it will loose it's small business feel and employees will become expendable and less valued.

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