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i LEEtthe Best

Sch
hool District of Lee Coun
nty

Thhe Right T
Talent in tthe Right Place
Division off Operations, Human Reesources

2014
4 Exit Inteerview Results Em
mployee Responsses

The Schoo
ol District of Lee County implemented
d an exit inteerview surveyy in April of 2
2014. Instructional
employee
eswhoselastdayofworkforthedistrictwasbetweeenApril1an
ndJune30,2014wereaskkedto
completeanonlinesurvey.Comple
etionofthesurveywasvooluntaryandttheparticipantshadtheo
option
to remain
n anonymouss. This reportt is a summary of the 79 responses reeceived. Notee, responses to all
questionsswerenotreq
quired.

Reasonfo
orSeparation
n

Instructionalemployee
eswereasked
dtoselectthemajorreas on(s)fortheiirseparationfromemployyment
the District. More than one reason
n could be se
elected. The most commo
on reason givven for separration
was retirement (34%)) followed by
b relocation (29%) and other (20%).. These three reasons w
will be
discussedinmoredetaailbelow.

Responses
Answ
werChoices
Reloccation(outoffstate)
18
23%
%
Reloccation(instatteoutofcounty)
5
6%
%
Teachingopportunityinothercounty/statee
1
1%
%
Retirement
27
34%
%
Returningtocontinueeducatio
on(advancedddegree)
2
3%
%
Workkenvironmen
nt
5
6%
%
Involuntaryassign
nmentchange
e
2
3%
%
Commutingdistan
nce
1
1%
%
Chan
ngeofcareerplans(leavinggteachingfieeld)
8
10%
%
Noncompetitivessalary
3
4%
%
Inade
equatebeneffits
2
3%
%
Family/personalreasons(e.g.ccareoffamilyymember)
9
11%
%
Othe
er
16
20%
%

Other
Ananalysisofthecommentsofemployeeswhoselectedotheerallowedfo
orresponsesttobeplaced
differentggroupings,assshowninthe
etablebelow
w.Notallresppondedprovid
dedanexplan
nation.Otherr
respondentsprovidedanexplanatio
onthatfellin
ntomultipleggroupings.

Explanatio
onforother
nses
Respon
ChangestoEducation((e.g.mandatees)
4
Otherposition
4
Contractn
nonrenewedduetobudg et
2
Contractn
notrenewed
2
Poorleade
ership
2
Lackofclaassroomresources
1
OurMission::Toensureth
hateachstudentachieves his/herhigheestpersonalp
potential
OurV
Vision:Tobeaaworldclass schoolsystem
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MeasuresofSatisfaction

Exitinginstructionalemployeeswereaskedtorateaseriesoffactorsrelatedtoemployeesatisfaction,
assummarizedinthetablebelow.Foreachitem,theratingwiththemostresponseshasbeen
highlighted.

Strongly
Agree

Agree

Neutral

Strongly
Disagree

Disagree

Theexpectationsofme
asateacherwereclearly
andconsistently
communicated.

23

34%

33

48.5%

8.8%

2.9%

5.9%

Thecurricularmaterials
providedwereadequate
formetobeaneffective
teacher.

15

22%

33

48.5%

14

20.6%

7.4%

1.5%

25

37%

28

41.8%

6.0%

11.9%

3.0%

34

50%

25

36.8%

4.4%

4.4%

4.4%

Myinputandopinions
werevaluedbythosein
decisionmakingrolesat
theschool.

20

29%

23

33.8%

12

17.6%

7.4%

11.8%

Ifeltasharedsenseof
camaraderieandteam
spiritwithmy
colleagues.

28

41%

26

37.7%

11.6%

4.3%

5.8%

Duringmyemployment,
someonetookthetime
todiscussmygoalsasa
teacherandroutinely
followeduponmy
progress.

13

19%

31

46.3%

11.9%

11.9%

10.4%

Iwouldfeelcomfortable
recommendingfriends
andfamilytosendtheir
schoolagedchildrento
theschoolthatIam
leaving.

27

39%

23

33.3%

10

14.5%

5.8%

7.2%

Thephysical
environmentinwhichI
taughtwasconduciveto
learning.
Myteachingassignment
wasalignedwithmy
strengthsasateacher.

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Employeeswerealsoaskedtofillintheblankinthefollowingstatement:

Iwasrecognizedorpraisedduringthelast________ofmyemploymentbymysupervisor.

AnswerChoices
Responses
Week
19
28%
Month
20
29%
3months
4
6%
6months
4
6%
Year
8
12%
NotApplicable
13
19%

OpportunitiesforImprovement

Exitinginstructionalemployeeswereaskedwhatkindofenticements/improvements,ifany,would
makethemreconsidertheirseparationfromemploymentwiththeSchoolDistrictofLeeCounty.Ofthe
79surveyparticipants,37respondedtothisquestion.Thetextoftheirresponseswasanalyzedand
placedin15categories.Asingleparticipantsresponsemayhavebeenplacedinmultiplecategories.The
resultsaresummarizedinthetablebelow.

Themostcommonresponsewasnone(35%).More/betterresources(16%)andmoresupport(16%)tied
forthenextmostcommonsuggestion.Employeecommentsinthesecategoriesincludedsuggestionsfor
betterclassroomequipment,assistancewithnonteachingpaperworkandmoresupportfrom
administration.

Suggestions
Responses
None
13
35%
More/BetterResources
6
16%
MoreSupport
6
16%
BetterLeadership
4
11%
HigherCompensation
4
11%
FewerChanges
3
8%
Improveddiscipline
2
5%
AvailablePosition
2
5%
EliminateCommonCore
2
5%
MoreInput
2
5%
SaferWorkEnvironment
1
3%
LessTesting
1
3%
Lowercrimerate
1
3%
MorePlanningTime
1
3%
SeasonalWeather
1
3%

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