On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being “HORRIBLE” and 10 being “OUTSTANDING”, how was this last year for you? Just post your reply on this page with 3 things:

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Teacher Ratings

Rating: 7
Grade: 12th Grade
Comments: I gave the past school year a seven (7) since working virtually as most of us were working parents were being laid off, children became full-time caretakers, food shortages prevalent and support from relatives waned due to the frightening consequences of Covid 19.

Rating: 3
Grade: Kindergarten
Comments: I have completed 7 courses without a hitch. I am know having trouble getting my instructor to grade my work and the course expired waiting for her to grade my last 4 assignments. This is rediculous. I emailed help desk and I have heard nothing. There is no phone number so you can't even call anyone. I am very disappointed at this time. I worked 113 hours on this class and no what? Be ware.

Rating: 3
Grade: 5th
Comments: I wish you folks could give us a break with the deadlines. We have had to take SO many other PD's to help us with getting through this period of distance learning. I hope you may answer. If I purchased another class, a one unit (at this point) would you give me a further extension than just 2 months? I am only 30% done with one class and another 3 point class waiting in the wings. Please write me back. My current teacher has not responded to my email. [email protected]

Rating: 9
Grade: 6-12
Comments: I would like to know why it is taking my instructor so much time to grade my final? I am 1 credit behind reaching the next pay tier. I finished a class the 9th, 20th and recently the 25th. The syllabi says 72 hours. I have reached out to the teacher for the 9th. Please resolve. Unacceptable. This was done in the last two classes I finished as well.

Rating: 9
Grade: 10, 11
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Rating: 5
Grade: This past year I taught 4th grade multiple subjects.
Comments: I gave this academic year a score of a 5 because the administration gave little support for behaviors and the school environment between staff and students was very stressful.

Rating: 9
Grade: I teach 8th grade math.
Comments: I had experiences with students this year that truly changed my life, but I couldn’t give it a ten because that leaves no room for improvement.

Rating: 6
Grade: I teach 4th grade.
Comments: It was a rough year because I was displaced. I was fortunate enough to find a permanent position in the middle of the school year.

Rating: 1
Grade: I teach 1st grade. (20 years teaching)
Comments: I purchase my own supplies but I’m accustomed to that. It was a 1 because I had a nightmare class. Full of behavioral problems and had minimal support from administrators. I was unable to teach my class as I would’ve liked to. I feel like I failed the 10 great kids because of the out of control 15. I also received my first death threat.????. I was a disastrous year ????

Rating: 8
Grade: History and English SDP
Comments: Good year. Brought in SEL practices and movement. Positive student response.

Rating: 8
Grade: High school 9-12
Comments: I had a great year and feel like I have learned so much. I wasn’t as stressed and was able to focus on my career.

Rating: 8
Grade: I teach high school special education.
Comments: This was my first year teaching high school, and I felt that I learned so much, and my kids were really awesome.

Rating: 8
Grade: I teach HS Chemistry (10-12)
Comments: This year was smooth and everything was straightforward. I won’t ever say higher because there’s always room for improvement.