Cobb Schools Named One of Best Employers in GA

One of the keys to increasing home values for your Marietta area home is the quality of the school system and local employers. Buyers are always interested in finding the best schools and the best places to work. Read the article below about how Cobb County has both of these which will help the value of your Marietta area home.

Forbes: Cobb Schools One of America’s Best Employers in Georgia 

In Forbes’ first-ever ranking of America’s best employers by state, Cobb Schools ranked at number 23 just below Chick-fil-A and above FedEx, Charles Schwab, Honda Motor, the University System of Georgia, and many more stand-out employers in Georgia. 

Cobb Schools is one of only two K-12 school districts to make the list and the only one to make the top 25.  

“We have known for a long time that Cobb is the best place to teach, lead, and learn, and it is outstanding that a national outlet, like Forbes, agrees,” said Cobb Schools Superintendent Chris Ragsdale. “One of the reasons Forbes ranks Cobb as the top school district in Georgia is because we make people a priority, both our students and our staff members.”   

In May, the Cobb Board of Education approved a budget that includes a historic 8 to 12% raise for every non-temporary staff member in the District. The raise approved in the?FY2020 budget?also includes a full salary schedule step for eligible employees.? 

For more evidence to support Forbes naming Cobb as one of Georgia’s Best 25 Employers, look no further than Cobb Schools recent retirement ceremony. The 229 Cobb employees retired with a collective service of more than 5,000 years. Of the group of dedicated Cobb staff members, 13 served Cobb County students for 35 years. 

Source: NAN KIEL JUNE 10, 2019

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