Waukee Schools Ranked Fifth in Iowa’s Top 100 Workplaces
For the fourth year in a row, Waukee Community School District (WCSD) was among Iowa’s top 100 workplaces. The Des Moines Register in partnership with WorkplaceDynames, set out to identify the top 100 workplaces in Iowa. These rankings were based on employee evaluations and survey results. Employees were asked questions like what is most important to them and what impresses you most about senior managers.
Results released by the Des Moines Register on September 21 named WCSD the Fifth Top WorkPlace in Iowa for 2014 in the large employer category. Kwik Trip Inc. was ranked second, with Edward Jones being ranked first. Waukee Community School District was the only school district to make the top 10 rankings in the large employer category.
According to WorkplaceDynamics the most successful companies are the ones that employees believe in. Waukee Community School takes a student centered approach to curriculum and encourages innovation and lifelong learning among our employees. Through professional development we offer our teaching staff the opportunity to improve their skills and address student learning needs. We believe that if we improve teaching skills and teaching practices, then student performance will improve.
What employees say
“Everyone works together to benefit the students.”
“Great culture and great people.”
“I am valued and motivated. ”
“What I do is satisfying. I am supported in my role. I am appreciated. ”
“High standard for excellence.”
“The acceptance of integration is important and we are at the forefront of this move.”