Strategic Design of Teacher Compensation

Education Resource Strategies, November 2012

This series of memos explores typical goals of compensation redesign and implications for five main design considerations: base salary, district priority incentives, school roles, rewards and responsibilities, and fiscal sustainability. Given the national focus on revitalizing the teacher evaluation and support/development process, many districts are in need of reviewing how teachers are compensated, how that compensation is related to attracting and keeping the teachers they need, and how to make the new system sustainable. This publication is intended to provide teachers, districts, Charter Management Organizations, and states with a starting point.

Strategic Design of Teacher Compensation (PDF)

 These guidance memos are part of a series of publications and tools devoted to Teacher Compensation and Career Path. The rest include: