Miami Trace Local School District awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces Honor
The Miami Trace Local School District has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by the Columbus C.E.O. Magazine. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few.
The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. Oftentimes, people assume it's all about fancy perks and benefits, says Doug Claffey, CEO of WorkplaceDynamics. But to be a Top Workplace, organizations must meet our strict standards for organizational health. Who better to ask about work life than the people who live the culture every day--the employees. Time and time again, our research has proven that what's most important to them is a strong belief in where the organization is headed, how it's going to get there, and the feeling that everyone is in it together. Claffey adds, "Without this sense of connection, an organization doesn't have a shot at being named a Top Workplace."
"This is a wonderful honor for our school district," says David Lewis, Superintendent of the Miami Trace Local School District. "It reinforces that we have many great things taking place here. We had 82% of our employees take the time to complete the lengthy survey process. The fact that our employees feel good about working here says a lot. We have great people here at Miami Trace and I appreciate everything they do for our students and community."
About Miami Trace Local Schools
The Miami Trace Local School District is a public school district of approximately 2,600 students located in Fayette County, Ohio. It is a consolidated district that was established in 1955. The district is the third largest in the state in terms of the area it encompasses. There are more than 400 square miles within the district, which spills into parts of 6 counties. The total number of employees working for the district is approximately 320.
The Miami Trace Local School District consists of a centralized campus with some of the best facilities in the area. The elementary opened in 2008, central office in 2009, bus garage in 2010, and middle school in 2011. The design for a new high school is underway and will open on the campus in January of 2019. The Miami Trace community is extremely supportive of the district and is committed to providing the students with 21st century educational facilities.
About WorkplaceDynamics, LLC
Headquartered in Exton, PA, WorkplaceDynamics specializes in employee feedback surveys and workplace improvement. This year alone, more than two million employees in over 6,000 organizations will participate in the Top Workplaces campaign--a program it conducts in partnership with more than 40 prestigious media partners across the United States. WorkplaceDynamics also provides consulting services to improve employee engagement and organizational health. WorkplaceDynamics is a founding B Corporation member, a coalition of organizations that are leading a global movement to redefine success in business by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business.