SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 185
December 18, 1998
|FROM:||Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Report of Teacher Salary Survey|
Administrative Supts. Memo. No. 59, dated August 28, 1998, requested each school division to provide information on average classroom teacher salaries for 1998-99. The attached report reflects the data submitted to the Department of Education. A salary increase for teachers is not mandated for the 1998-99 school year; however, a supplement of 2.25% effective January 1, 1999, was appropriated and is available to school divisions that agree to provide an equivalent salary increase. The General Assembly also specified that the average classroom teachers' salary continues to be the measure for comparison of Virginia with other states at the national level. The attached report has been provided to the chairman of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees and to the State Board of Education. Please review the attached report and address any questions to Ms. Doris West or Ms. June Eanes at (804) 225-2025. PDS:dw Attachment: A hard copy of this memo and its attach- ment will be sent to the superintendent's office.