Salary supplement available to eligible educators and school staff

Maine educators and school staff who attained National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (or its successor organization) certification prior to July 1 may be eligible for a salary supplement for the 2015-16 school year.

Eligible staff includes public school teachers or teachers in a publicly supported secondary school, guidance counselors, teacher leaders or school principals. The amount of the salary supplement for the upcoming year is $3,000 unless proration is necessary.

To submit a request for supplement, the superintendent of a school administrative unit (SAU) or the director of a publicly supported secondary school or career and technical education center must file a list of national board certified staff by October 15 to the Maine DOE.

A submission form and further information is available here. For additional questions contact the Department’s Pamela Partridge at pamela.partridge@maine.gov or 624-6793.