LOWER KUSKOKWIM SCHOOL DISTRICT  

           PO BOX 305     

   BETHEL, ALASKA  99559

SALARY SCHEDULE  (2004-2005 SCHOOL YEAR)

 

Column Placement

 

Initial placement and subsequent horizontal movement shall be based on official transcripts and records submitted to the District by the teacher.

 

Reference to credit hours means semester hours of the equivalent earned subsequent to the date on which the relevant degree was conferred.  Relevant degree means either a Bachelorís or Masterís degree

 

Credit hours, beyond the relevant degree, utilized for placement purposes must have been earned as a requisite for an actively sought advanced degree, or be in the teacherís major or minor field, special education, English as a second language, reading, education (except student teaching), or in a field relevant to the teacherís present or previously assigned area, provided the course was taken concurrent with such previous assignment (including Alaskan History, culture, Native Land Claims, Bilingual or Bicultural courses), or with the written approval of the Superintendent.  Credits must be earned from accredited institutions.

 

Step

B

B+18

M or B+36

M+18 or B+54

MM/M+36 or B+72

0

40,454

42,308

44,158

46,006

47,860

1

42,308

44,158

46,006

47,860

49,710

2

44,158

46,006

47,860

49,710

51,561

3

46,006

47,860

49,710

51,561

53,412

4

47,860

49,710

51,561

53,412

55,263

5

49,710

51,561

53,412

55,263

57,113

6

 

53,412

55,263

57,113

58,962

7

 

55,263

57,113

58,962

60,813

8

 

57,113

58,962

60,813

62,664

9

 

58,962

60,813

62,664

64,515

10

 

 

62,664

64,515

66,365

11

 

 

 

66,365

68,218

12

 

 

 

 

70,069

13

 

 

 

 

71,922

 

Step Placement

 

A teacher shall be placed on the step of the salary schedule based on the sum of creditable years of teaching experience in Alaska in a public school, BIA school, or non-public school approved for the year(s) in question by the Department of Education and a maximum of six (6) years of creditable teacher experience outside of the State of Alaska, providing that during such service the person held a teaching position requiring a teaching certificate as a condition of employment, and further that the school(s) in question were either public schools in the United States or overseas dependent schools.  For physical therapists, speech pathologists, school psychologists and other Type C positions as determined by the Superintendent, professional experience providing relevant services to school age children shall be considered ďteaching experienceĒ for purposes of step placement.

 

For initial placement or horizontal movement the following minimum mix of college level courses must be met:

 

Column

 

Minimum Required Credits for Placement on or Movement to a Column

 

All levels

Junior, Senior OR Graduate

Graduate Level

Total

B+18

18

0

0

18

B+36

18

9

9

36

M+18

0

6

12

18

B+54

18

18

18

54

M+36/MM

6

9

21

36

B+72

21

24

27

72

 

Credit hours of teachers employed during the 1984-85 school year which have been counted for salary placement or horizontal movement prior to the ratification of the Agreement shall continue to be counted.  Credit hours earned during the 1984-85 school year by teachers on an educational leave of absence or sabbatical will be counted for horizontal movement upon their return.  Future horizontal movement, however, will be based on the aforementioned teachers filling the requirement of this section

A Doctorate degree conferred, or the completion of all requirements for conferring a Doctorate degree except completion of the/a dissertation, shall be the equivalent of a Masterís plus thirty-six (36).

 


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Last update February 11, 2004