|Perrysburg to study teacher pay plan|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Saturday, 17 November 2012 08:49|
The school board is looking for a better way to determine teacher compensation.
At their monthly work session last week, Superintendent Tom Hosler announced that the administration has applied for a federal Race to the Top grant that would help in planning for alternate compensation methods for teachers. Specifically, the new plan would seek to determine pay raises based on teacher effectiveness.
The money from the grant would be used to defray the cost of hiring a facilitator to assist in creating the new plan.
"We would be rethinking the entire thing," said Aura Norris, executive director for human resources and operations for the district. During board discussion, it was recognized that any new plan would be difficult to create and would have to take a large number of variables into account in order to be equitable.
If the grant proposal is successful, a proposal for the new compensation plan would have to be sent to the State of Ohio by mid-March of next year.
It is anticipated that the plan would be based on the Ohio Teacher Evaluation Survey and other data points.
As a Race to the Top district, Perrysburg Schools would still be required to implement a perfo
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