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Carroll County Schools Named Among Metro Atlanta’s Best Places to Work

For the third year in a row, Carroll County Schools has been recognized among the top 10 extra large employers in metro Atlanta.

The Atlanta Business Chronicle partners with research firm Quantum Workplace to conduct anonymous, randomized surveys at participating organizations. The surveys provide insight into which companies have the happiest, most engaged employees. Those organizations are named to the Chronicle’s annual “Best Places to Work” list.

Employees who were eligible to participate in the surveys worked full-time or part-time non-temporary at workplaces in metro Atlanta — including Barrow, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton, Paulding, Rockdale and Spalding counties. The 2022 surveys for metro Atlanta were conducted this June.

“I really think it is a testament to our entire 24STRONG team that we have been recognized as one of metro Atlanta’s best places to work again this year,” Superintendent Scott Cowart said. “This is not about a single issue like pay or benefits. This is about culture, and our employees have built a great culture that makes other people want to be on our team.”

The district ranked seventh of 10 organizations on the list of best companies with more than 500 employees. It’s an eclectic group of organizations, from utility firm Atlanta Gas Light to the construction contractor Brasfield & Gorrie. Atlanta Journal-Constitution publisher Cox Enterprises is on the list, as well as Delta Community Credit Union. Carroll County Schools is the only school system in Georgia receiving the prestigious honor.

“We know every industry is feeling pressure in the current labor shortage,” Cowart said. “Having a healthy and positive environment for employees is one way we can stand out in a crowded market and help retain and recruit the kind of skilled and engaged employees we want on our team.”

Quantum Workplace ranked the top 100 employers in four categories: the top 10 among extra-large employers (500 or more employees); the top 20 among large employers (100 to 499 employees); the top 20 among medium-sized employers (50 to 99 employees); and the top 50 among small employers (10 to 49 employees).

With about 2,000 employees, Carroll County Schools is one of the largest employers in west Georgia. Another leading local employer — Tanner Health System — also made the list.

Winners were celebrated at an Aug. 31 reception at the Guardian Works events venue in Atlanta.

More on what it’s like to work at Carroll County Schools and all available openings can be found at carrollcountyschools.com/careers.