Our kids need great educators

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Salary increases

$11 million
Three percent (estimated) for administrative and non-certified staff; average seven percent for certified staff


Enhancement teachers

County supplement pay required as state adds 90 program enhancement teachers (art, physical education, health education,   world languages) in first phase of HB 90 implementation


County supplement pay increase

Seven percent increase is first rate increase since 2012; needed to keep CMS competitive in hiring teachers and certified staff


Staffing for new schools

County portion of staffing costs for one new elementary   school, one new K-8 school and one new middle school   scheduled to open in August 2018 


English Learner teachers

$1.5 million
20 English Learner teachers


Cultural proficiency

Training for 800 educators to strengthen understanding of diverse cultures so that every student reaches full potential