COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 56
August 16, 1996

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: 1996-97 Average Salary Survey

 
  Item 140.B.9 of Chapter 912, the 1996-98 Appropriations Act,
  requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to furnish
  the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations
  Committees a report on salary improvement by December 1,
  1996.  The following attachments, when properly completed
  and certified by division superintendents, will be used for
  these purposes.
  
          ATTACHMENT A - 1995-96 and 1996-97 Actual and
                         Budgeted Average Salaries
  
          ATTACHMENT B - 1996-97 Description of Improvement
                         of Classroom Teacher Salaries
  
  Please review carefully  the sections pertaining to average
  salary computation in the 1995-96 Annual School Report
  (Administrative Supts. Memo. No. 50 dated July 26, 1996)
  prior to completion of the Attachments.  It is important
  that the salary position of your locality (or regional
  center) be presented accurately.
  
  Please return Attachment A, page 1 and Attachment B, page 1
  to Doris B. West, Senior Budget Analyst, P. O. Box 2120,
  Richmond, VA 23218-2120, by September 20, 1996.
  
  Questions regarding this information may be addressed to Ms.
  Doris West at (804) 225-2091, or Mrs. June Eanes at (804)
  225-2031.
  
  WCBJr/dw
  
  Attachments -     This memo and its attachments will be sent to
                    the superintendent's office.

  cc:     Regional Centers