National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certified Teacher Salary Supplement – due Oct. 15

Superintendents are being reminded that Maine educators, 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 Oct. 15 to the Maine DOE.

A submission form and further information is available here.

For additional questions, contact Pamela Partridge at pamela.partridge@maine.gov or 624-6793.