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Pay Increases Coming to Bryan School Teachers & Classified Employees

The Bryan school district, getting a $5 million dollar increase in state funding, has passed some of that on to employees.

The school board at this week’s meeting raised teacher pay an average of 3.86 percent, and 3.5 percent for classified staff.

The board also approved a $2,000 dollar stipend for teachers in hard to find and hard to keep subject areas. Superintendent Tommy Wallis says the stipend will also be given to current teachers along with new hires.

Wallis says the stipends applies to teachers in secondary math, science, all foriegn language, and special needs classes.

In addition, the salary range for auxiliary staff, paraprofessional, and professional and administrative staff was adjusted upward by 2 percent to better position the salaries for those jobs in the current employment market.

Pay for counselors was boosted by $2,000, bringing the total counselor salary to $3,500 above the base teacher salary.

BISD071513salary.mp3Tommy Wallis visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver.

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Posted by on Jul 18 2013. Filed under Featured Stories, News.
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