October 27, 2012
I absolutely agree. Most hires are of people who know people. And, usually a new administrator will eliminate district Iemployees, to get someone from the outside they know, hired. Human resources is a good example; an example of long standing, highly qualified district employees being ignored, to hire a friend from the outside. When you are dismissed (regardless if it is "budget issue") from a school district, it destroys your credibility to other school districts. So, when a school administrator gets rid of you, the decision follows you like a black cloud. I understand your pain...