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Bonus Questions for Your Staff

Bonus Question™ ideas for Staff Pulse Checks®.

  • We want to highlight the positive work of our staff. What specific behaviors, efforts or results typically go unnoticed, but deserve recognition? Select all that apply. 1)Going above and beyond to provide academic support to students, 2)Organizing for extracurricular activities, 3)Addressing parent needs and concerns, 4)Volunteering for school events, 5)Other, please share more
  • How much do you agree with the following statement? As a [school.name] staff member, I feel like I belong to the school community. 1)Strongly Agree, 2)Agree, 3)Neutral, 4)Disagree, 5)Strongly Disagree

  • Which of these would make you feel more a part of your school community or department? Please reply with your top two number choices. 1)Opportunities to learn new skills, 2)Opportunities for staff/team building DURING the workday, 3)Opportunities for staff/team building OUTSIDE the workday, 4)Being recognized for my work by peers/colleagues, 5)Being recognized for my work by leadership 6)Other

  • Please give a shoutout by name to a team member who you’ve seen do great work this year! What did they do?
  • What would help you feel valued and appreciated for all of the hard work you’re putting into [insert activity]? Please select all that apply. 1) Raffles 2) Gift cards 3) Luncheons 4) Recognition/Awards 5) Letters of Excellence 6) PTO Day Raffle 7) Other (please share more) 
  • What kind of communication would you like more of? Please select all that apply. 1) Instructional Communication 2) Operational Communication 3) Culture Communication 4) I don’t think we need more
  • Do you feel comfortable sharing feedback with your leadership team? Yes, Mostly, No and please include any additional comments
  • What does support from the leadership team at [school name] look like to you?
  • Do you feel supported in your work? Please reply: Yes, Mostly or No. If yes, please share how and if no, please share ways you’d like additional support.
  • Do you feel that [school name] supports your mental well being at work? Please reply Yes, Mostly or No and share any ideas for what else we can do.
  • What is one thing that we can take off your plate to help you focus on student success?
  • Please share a way we can support your mental well-being at work.
  • Do you feel successful in your work? Please respond Yes, Mostly, or No.
  • Do you feel part of a community in your school or department? Please respond Yes, Mostly, or No.
  • What ideas do you have to improve our student’s academic learning experience?
  • What ideas do you have to improve the social and emotional experiences of our students?
  • How much do you agree with the following statement? “I have the training and resources I need to feel confident as a classroom teacher.” 1)Strongly Agree, 2)Agree, 3)Disagree, 4)Strongly Disagree
  • If you could wave a magic wand and make one change for the upcoming school year, what would it be?
  • What do you find most satisfying about your job? 

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