Classification & Compensation Studies

Your staff is vital to the success of your school district. Give them every reason to stay.

Recruiting high-quality talent and retaining high-performing employees is harder than ever. It is even more difficult if your compensation strategies and job classifications are not aligned to market conditions. Partner with CESO to analyze and optimize your approach.

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Our Approach

Our seasonsed team of HR and change management experts creates a logical path that starts with your current activities and leads to comparative assessments and proposed recommendations. The outcome? We help you align district values to your recruiting and retention practices, leading to greater internal equity, higher rates of retention, and better structure for career pathing.

Project Initiation

Meet with key stakeholders, align on project parameters and deliverables


Here, we interview district team members and procure all necessary documentation to gain context


Our team reviews and assesses findings to inform the latter portions of the study

Peer study

Our team will identify competitors based on your unique demographics and design a survey tool to gather key qualitative information

Gap analysis & recommendations

The data we've gathered to this point will allow us to provide a path that details the transition from current state to your healthiest "Point B"

Implementation & Change management

Our seasoned change management team can help you lead the way in adopting new practices and procedures across the organization

Compensation Study Team

See our talented collection of employee experience, finance, and change management professionals — each with a long history of helping school districts make meaningful decisions that stick.


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