Changes to National Board-certified teacher salary supplement

Recent legislative changes to the salary supplement for teachers who have attained National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification are now in effect.

Eligible teachers now include public school teachers or teachers in a publicly supported secondary school who have attained certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, or its successor organization. The amount of the salary supplement for fiscal year 2012-13 is $2,500.00 unless proration is necessary.

A new submission form and further information is available at the following website: http://www.maine.gov/education/forms/misteam/nationalboard/natboardmenu.htm.

The due date for submission to the Department of Education is October 15, 2012.

If you have any questions, please contact Paula Gravelle at paula.b.gravelle@maine.gov or 624-6792.