SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 59
August 28, 1998 |

TO: | Division Superintendents |

FROM: | Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction |

SUBJECT: | 1998-99 Average Salary Survey |

Item 138.B.9 of Chapter 1, the 1998-00 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, 1998. The following attachments, when properly completed and certified by division superintendents, will be used for these purposes. ATTACHMENT A - 1997-98 and 1998-99 Actual and Budgeted Average Salaries ATTACHMENT B - 1998-99 Description of Improvement of Classroom Teacher Salaries Please review carefully the sections pertaining to the average salary computation in the 1997-98 Annual School Report (Administrative Supts. Memo. No. 54 dated August 14, 1998) prior to completion of the Attachments. It is important that the salary positions of your locality (or regional center) be presented accurately. Please return Attachment A and B to Doris B. West, Senior Budget Analyst, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120, by September 25, 1998. Questions regarding this information may be addressed to Ms. Doris West at (804) 225-2091, or Ms. June Eanes at (804) 225-2031. PDS/dw Attachments: A hard copy of this memo and its attachments will be sent to the superintendent's office. cc: Regional Centers Attachment A ---------------------------------------------------------------- 1997-98 and 1998-99 Actual Average Salaries Instructions for Attachment A Report I. Classroom Teachers Include all personnel(regular classroom teachers, curriculum and remedial specialists, special education teachers, vocational teachers, guidance counselors, librarians, other subject area teachers, homebound teachers under contract, and itinerant teachers) for regular day schools, grades K-12, regardless of the source of funds (local, state, federal, other) from which compensation is paid. Classroom teachers for Summer School, Adult Education, or Other Educational Programs, including Preschool, are not to be included. A. 1997-98 Actual Compensation for Classroom Teachers The actual dollar amount of compensation for classroom teachers in 1997-98. This should be the sum of object codes 1120, 1122, and 1620 on pages 9, 10, 12, 14 and 18 of the 1997-98 Annual School Report. B. 1997-98 Actual FTE Classroom Teaching Positions The actual full-time equivalent number of all classroom teaching positions for 1997-98. C. 1998-99 Budgeted Compensation for Classroom Teachers The dollar amount of compensation budgeted for classroom teachers in 1998-99. This should be the sum of object codes 1120, 1122, and 1620 on pages 9, 10, 12, 14 and 18 of the Annual School Report. D. 1998-99 Budgeted FTE Classroom Teaching Positions The full-time equivalent number of all classroom teaching positions budgeted for 1998-99. II. Principals A. 1997-98 Actual Compensation for Principals The actual dollar amount of compensation paid for principals in 1997-98. This should be the sum of object code 1126 on page 19, of the 1997-98 Annual School Report. B. 1997-98 Actual FTE for Principal Positions The actual full-time equivalent number of all principal positions for 1997-98. C. 1998-99 Budgeted Compensation for Principals The dollar amount of compensation budgeted for principals in 1998-99. This should be the sum of object code 1126 on page 19, of the Annual School Report. D. 1998-99 Budgeted FTE for Principal Positions The full-time equivalent number of all principal positions budgeted for 1998-99. III. Assistant Principals A. 1997-98 Actual Compensation for Assistant Principals The actual dollar amount of compensation paid for assistant principals in 1997-98. This should be the sum of object code 1127 on page 19, of the 1997-98 Annual School Report. B. 1997-98 Actual FTE for Assistant Principal Positions The actual full-time equivalent number of all assistant principal positions for 1997-98. C. 1998-99 Budgeted Compensation for Assistant Principals The dollar amount of compensation budgeted for assistant principals in 1998-99. This should be the sum of object code 1127 on page 19, of the Annual School Report. D. 1998-99 Budgeted FTE Assistant Principal Positions The full-time equivalent number of all assistant principal positions budgeted for 1998-99. ------------------------------------------------------------- Attachment B Improvement of Classroom Teacher Salaries Instructions for Attachment B Report On Attachment B, please provide a brief description of the action taken to improve classroom teachers salaries in 1998-99. Examples of description are: 1. Provide a 2% Cost of Living increase. 2. Provide a one step increase for all classroom teachers, averaging 3%. 3. Pay in 1998-99 for the first time the 5.0 percent teacher's (employee's) share of Virginia Supplemental Retirement System (VRS) retirement contributions. Improvement of Classroom Teacher Salaries in 1998-99 I hereby certify that the information provided in Attachment A and B is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. ___________________________________ _______________________ Division Superintendent Date ____________________________________ Division/Regional Center ________________________________ _________________________ Person Completing Report Telephone Number Attachment A Page 1 Division Payee Code Average Teacher Salary Survey Information 1997-98 and 1998-99 Classroom Teachers A. 1997-98 Actual Compensation for Classroom Teachers $ _________ B. 1997-98 FTE Classroom Teachers _________ C. 1998-99 Budgeted Compensation for Classroom Teachers _________ D. 1998-99 FTE Classroom Teachers _________ Principals A. 1997-98 Actual Compensation for Principals $ _________ B. 1997-98 FTE Principals _________ C. 1998-99 Budgeted Compensation for Principals $ _________ D. 1998-99 FTE Principals _________ Assistant Principals A. 1997-98 Actual Compensation for Assistant Principals $ _________ B. 1997-98 FTE Assistant Principals _________ C. 1998-99 Budgeted Compensation for Assistant Principals $ _________ D. 1998-99 FTE Assistant Principals _________