Tuesday, January 13, 2009


Good administrators, assistant superintendents, superintendents, or any CCPS employee should NEVER BE

  • manipulative
  • deceptive
  • disrespectful
  • condescending
  • threatening
  • accusatory
  • or anything but transparent and honest

to parents, staff, and the public, much less a board member.

Not only is it infuriating but it's disheartening.


Anonymous said...

I would like to know what knuckleheads would display the listed
negative characteristics to students, teachers, parents, BOE members, etc.

We need names Jennifer. You would be doing such an honorable call of duty to list names if there were witnesses.

That would certainly get the ball rolling to start a publicity campaign to get rid of the rotten wood, the dead wood, and dismantle a bloated "good old boy" system which is long overdue of having the wrecking ball applied.

I'm waiting.

Jennifer Abell said...

I will not be naming names but can say I have received numerous complaints from parents, students, and teachers throughout the years about this central office employee. I have given him the benefit of the doubt in the past, because the decisions of his job is not always satisfying for those involved. I chalked it off to people not getting the answer or results they wanted. However, I was the recipient of some of the alleged previous behavior Tuesday evening and was utterly horrified. I don't think I have been that angry ever before in my life.
What did I do to invite this? I had an idea I was running by them in casual conversation during a break.
What kind of idea? An idea that would make our system more transparent and ease some parent concerns. (more to come on my post about board meeting notes.)
Anyway, I will be trying to handle this in my own way, style, and fashion, for now. However, it is very sad to know that I have previously given this person the benefit of the doubt and no longer can.

Anonymous said...

"Not only is it infuriating but its disheartening."

Let's promote good grammar for the sake of the school system. In the above sentence, you should be using it's instead of its.


Jennifer Abell said...

Thanks for pointing that out. I was still seeing red at the time of posting. Correcting it right away.

Anonymous said...

Did you say anything to this employee about their behavior?

Anonymous said...

So, you did or did not confront this employee? Or, do you prefer to just rant behind their back on your blog, thus allowing their alleged bad behavior to continue...

Jennifer Abell said...

Sorry I didn't to your question in what you might condsider a timely fashion, I was out of town with my daughter for most of the weekend.
And the answer is yes. I told the person at the time that i considered the comments a personal attack and threat.