• Compensation

     
     A video about the compensation pilot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgX15sNfV4A
     

    By June 2017 provide full, in-district credits to teachers who excel at teacher leadership, action research, writing, professional learning and evaluation. Pilot teachers choose to spend the full-year learning, implementing, reflecting and sharing their effective teaching practices linked to each of the blueprint areas.

     

                By June 2017 pay teachers who are effectively fulfilling the role of Hood River Academy Instructor as measured by the Danielson “Instructional Specialist” rubric from a PD Fund and may need to be negotiated. 

     
    Here are the details of the Compensation Pilots based on the Problem Statement:

     

    Graduate credit and experience are the only way to increase pay, and these aren’t necessarily linked to quality, specific teacher growth needs, level of responsibility or leadership roles.

    1) Learners are Leaders Plan  linked to quality & specific teacher growth needs

    By June 2017, provide full, in-district credits to teachers who excel at teacher leadership, action research, writing, professional learning and evaluation. Pilot teachers choose to spend the full-year learning, implementing, reflecting and sharing their effective teaching practices linked to each of the blueprint areas.


    Building Blocks: (lead with the help of a Grant Manager in 2016-2017)


    • Use the current, negotiated 2016-2017 Salary Schedule

    • Pilot participants will receive in-district credit for work conducted outside of contracted hours only.

    • Teachers earn .1 in-district credits per 1 hour for up to 5 in-district credits in 2016-2017, unless enrolled in the National Board Certification program.

    • Use the Compensation Pilot In-District Credit Pre-Approval Form and Compensation Pilot Timesheet.

      • For PDOs through Hood River Academy  (With a cap of 5 in-district credits in 2016-2017)

        • Earn .1 in-district credits for each PDO (HRA Instructors)

        • Potentially earn the remaining to equal a full, in-district credit (CDT - PD)

        • Conduct action research with your students (PGCoaches)

        • Apply the new learning in your classroom (PGCoaches/Principal evaluators)

        • Share your learning with your colleagues (C & I Department/ CDT - PD)

      • For National Board Certification hours (With a cap of 9 in-district credits a year)

        • Earn 3 in-district credits for each module (CDT - CP)

        • Credits issued with successful completion of the module (C&I Department)

      • For School-based Leadership Roles hours (With a cap of 3 in-district credits a year)

        • Instructional Rounds .5 (CDT - CP)

        • Professional Growth Coaches 3 (CDT - PG)

        • PLC/Team Leaders .5 (C&I Department)

        • Designated School Improvement Team Members .5 (CDT - CP, IR Network, Principals)

      • For Peer-to-Peer Work with Danielson hours (With a cap of 1 in-district credits a year)

        • Earn .1 in-district credit for each hour of SGG & PGG work outside of contract hours.  (PGCoaches/Principals)

        • Earn .1 in-district credit for each hour of peer-to-peer observation when doing observations during prep time (PGCoaches/Principals)

      • For Outside Learning related directly to your current teaching practice

        • Earn .1 in-district credit for each hour of pre-approved conference or workshop learning (C&I Department)






    Activity Codes for Compensation Pilot Time Sheets

    PGH - Professional Growth Hour

    SLT - School Leadership Team

    PDO - Professional Development Opp.

    PtP - Peer to Peer Observations

    PLC - PLC Leader Meetings

    SIS - School In-Service Facilitation

    DIS - District In-service Facilitation

    IRP - Instructional Rounds Process

    PAC - Pre-approved Conference

    PAW - Pre-approved Workshop

    2) Hood River Academy Instructional Specialist Plan  linked to levels of responsibility & leadership roles.

    By June 2017, pay teachers who are effectively fulfilling the role of Hood River Academy Instructor as measured by the Danielson “Instructional Specialist” rubric from a PD Fund and may need to be negotiated.


    Building Blocks: (lead with the help of a Grant Manager in 2016-2017)

    • This plan does not use a salary schedule but focuses on sustaining the PD gained through HRA after the grant funding expires.

    • Instructors earn compensation paid to them out of participants’ PD Funds. (CDT-Comp)

    • Each teacher, participating in the pilot, receives $400 credit to be used for relatable credits.

      • Teachers register for and complete HRAcademy classes (CDT-PD)

      • Teachers are “charged” $100 per in-district credit (CDT-PD)

      • Teachers can use the fund for pre-approved out-of-district graduate credit (CDT-PD)

      • Teachers can pay $100 for additional in-district credits (CDT-PD)

    • Classes would require a minimum of ? participants for the instructor to be paid at the current rate.