COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 83
September 24, 1999

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Average Salary Survey-Fiscal Year 2000 Due: October 22,1999


Item 138.B.9 of Chapter 935, 1999 Acts of Assembly, 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, 1999. 
 The following attachments outline the data and information 
that need to be submitted to the department to complete this 
report. Please provide this information, accompanied by the 
certification statement from the Division Superintendent, to 
the Department of Education no later than October 22, 1999.

ATTACHMENT A - Instructions for Attachment B

ATTACHMENT B - Fiscal year 1999 Actual and fiscal 
               year 2000 Budgeted Average 
Salaries

ATTACHMENT C - Instructions for Attachment D

ATTACHMENT D - Fiscal year 2000 Description of  
               Improvement of Classroom Teacher 
               Salaries

Please review carefully the sections pertaining to the average 
salary computation in the 1998-99 Annual School Report 
(Administrative Supts. Memo. No. 54, dated July 9, 1999) prior 
to completion of the Attachments.  It is important that the 
salaried positions of your locality (or regional center) be 
presented accurately.

Please return Attachments B and D to Doris B. West, senior 
budget analyst, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120, by 
October 22, 1999.

Questions regarding this information may be addressed to Ms. 
Doris West or Ms. June Eanes at (804) 225-2025.

PDS/dw

Attachments:    A hard copy of this memo and its attachment
                        will be sent to the superintendent's office.

cc:     Regional Centers





Attachment A

            Actual Average Salaries-Fiscal Year 1999
           Budgeted Average Salaries -Fiscal Year 2000
              Instructions for Attachment B 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.  Fiscal Year 1999 Actual Compensation for Classroom 
    Teachers

The actual dollar amount of compensation for 
classroom teachers in fiscal year 1999.  This 
should be the sum of object codes 1120, 1122, and 
1620 in functions 61100, 61210,and  61230 and 
object code 1122 in function 61320 of the fiscal 
year 1999 Annual School Report.  

B.  Fiscal Year 1999 Actual FTE Classroom Teaching 
    Positions

The actual full-time equivalent number of all 
classroom teaching positions in fiscal year 1999.

C.  Fiscal Year 2000 Budgeted Compensation for Classroom 
    Teachers

The dollar amount of compensation budgeted for 
classroom teachers in fiscal 2000.  This should be 
the sum of object codes 1120, 1122, and 1620 in 
function 61100, 61210, and 61230 and object code 
1122 in function 61320 that would be reported on 
the Annual School Report in fiscal year 2000. 

D.  Fiscal Year 2000 Budgeted FTE Classroom Teaching 
    Positions

The full-time equivalent number of all classroom 
teaching positions budgeted for fiscal year 2000.



Attachment A

II. Principals      

A.  Fiscal Year 1999 Actual Compensation for Principals

The actual dollar amount of compensation paid for 
 principals for fiscal 1999.  This should be the 
sum of object code 1126 in function 61410, of the 
fiscal year 1999 Annual School Report. 

B.  Fiscal Year 1999 Actual FTE for Principal Positions

The actual full-time equivalent number of all 
principal positions for fiscal 1999.

C.  Fiscal 2000 Budgeted Compensation for Principals

The dollar amount of compensation budgeted for  
principals in fiscal year 2000.  This should be the 
sum of object code 1126 in function 61410, that 
would be reported on the Annual School Report in 
fiscal year 2000. 

D.  Fiscal Year 2000 Budgeted FTE for Principal 
    Positions

The full-time equivalent number of all principal 
positions budgeted for fiscal year 2000.


III.Assistant Principals 

A.  Fiscal Year 1999 Actual Compensation for Assistant 
    Principals

The actual dollar amount of compensation paid for 
assistant principals in fiscal 1999.  This should 
be the sum of object code 1127 in function 61410, 
of the fiscal year 1999 Annual School Report.

B.  Fiscal Year 1999 Actual FTE for Assistant Principal 
    Positions

The actual full-time equivalent number of all 
assistant principal positions for fiscal year 1999.



Attachment A


C.  Fiscal Year 2000 Budgeted Compensation for Assistant 
    Principals

The dollar amount of compensation budgeted for 
assistant
principals in fiscal year 2000.  This should be the 
sum of object   code 1127 in function 61410, that 
would be reported on the Annual School Report in 
fiscal year 2000. 

D.  Fiscal Year 2000 Budgeted FTE Assistant Principal 
    Positions

The full-time equivalent number of all assistant 
principal positions budgeted for fiscal year 2000.

Attachment C


         Improvement of Classroom Teacher Salaries
            Instructions for Attachment D Report


On Attachment D, please provide a brief description of the action 
taken to improve classroom teachers salaries in fiscal year 2000. 
 Examples of descriptions are:

1.      Provide a 2% Cost of Living increase.

2.      Provide a one step increase for all classroom teachers, 
                averaging 3%.

3.      Pay in fiscal year 2000 for the first time the 5.0      
                percent teacher's (employee's) share of Virginia              
                Retirement System (VRS) contributions.


               Improvement of Classroom Teacher
                 Salaries in Fiscal Year 2000


Description of Action Taken to Improve Teacher Salaries:























I hereby certify that the information provided in Attachment 
B and D is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge.


___________________________________      _______________________
     Division Superintendent                      Date


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     Division/Regional Center

____________________________________    _________________________
   Person Completing Report                 Telephone Number



Attachment B


Division                                                Payee Code           

        Average Teacher Salary Survey Information



        Classroom Teachers


A.      Fiscal Year  1999 Actual Total Compensation for 
Classroom Teachers                                              $         

B.      Fiscal Year 1999 FTE Classroom Teachers                             

C.      Fiscal Year 2000 Budgeted Total Compensation for 
Classroom Teachers                                              $          

D.      Fiscal Year 2000 FTE Classroom Teachers                             


        Principals

A. Fiscal Year 1999 Actual Total Compensation for Principals     $           

B.      Fiscal Year 1999 FTE Principals                                     

C.      Fiscal Year 2000 Budgeted Total Compensation for 
Principals                                                       $           

D.      Fiscal Year 2000 FTE Principals                                      


        Assistant Principals            

A. Fiscal Year 1999 Actual Total Compensation for
Assistant Principals                                             $      

B.      Fiscal Year 1999 FTE Assistant Principals                          

C.      Fiscal Year 2000 Budgeted Total Compensation for
Assistant Principals                                             $            

D.      Fiscal Year 2000 FTE Assistant Principals