Dr. Nick Manolakos, the long-time Headmaster of Odyssey Charter School is no longer serving in that capacity. What he does next may not be what many folks expected to happen. Continue reading Nick Manolakos’ Journey At Odyssey Comes To An End. What Is His Next Move?
I remember when I worked at Campus Community School a few years ago, they were very good at paying me when I worked as a substitute teacher. When I transitioned to a paraprofessional role for about five months, I was paid a little bit less. If I was ever shifted to a substitute role, they would adjust my pay based on that. Apparently another charter school in Dover doesn’t seem to want to follow that type of decency. In their December board minutes, Academy of Dover wrote:
“Para’s are subbing for teachers – wanted to know if they will be reimbursed for subbing for teachers. Para’s will not be reimbursed for their time subbing.”
Not a good way to take care of your personnel! I would have loved to hear a digital recording of that conversation! Oh wait, charters don’t have to record their board meetings cause they are afraid of what we might find out! Maybe if they actually hired a Head of School, instead of having an interim one for the past five months it would soothe things over. Don’t believe me on this pay issue? Read it here: