COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 53
October 12, 2001

Administrative
 
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Fiscal Year 2002 Average Teacher Salary Survey
Due: November 9, 2001

Item 143 B.9. of Chapter 1073, 2000 Acts of Assembly, requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to provide a report on the status of teacher salaries, by local school division, to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by December 1 of each year of the biennium.

The Department of Education collects salary information using an Excel template that is to be completed by all school divisions, regional centers, and Governorís Schools. Information is requested on teacher, principal, and assistant principal salaries for fiscal years 2001 and 2002. This information must be returned to the department by November 9, 2001. The Excel template is located on the departmentís website and can be downloaded from the following address:

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Finance/Budget/cdc/index.html

Attachment A to this memorandum provides instructions for accessing the Excel template. Instructions for completing the survey and the accompanying certification are provided in the first sheet of the Excel template.

Please complete the Excel template and e-mail it to the department at kl2budget@mail.vakl2ed.edu Please return a hard copy of the certification form, signed by the division superintendent, to Virginia Department of Education, Attention: Budget Office, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120. Both submissions are due no later than November 9, 2001.

If you have questions regarding the Excel template or the instructions, please contact budget office staff at (804) 225-2025.

JLD/kmr

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