Article 36-6.3 |

Lane Placement Following Receipt of Degree |

Salary lane placement adjustments for Lane II (master’s degree) and Lane VI (doctoral degree) shall be made no later than forty-five days from the date proper claim and official transcript certifying completion of all degree requirements are received in the Talent Office. Salary lane placement adjustments for Lane III (fifteen hours of graduate study beyond the master’s degree), Lane IV (thirty hours of graduate study beyond the master’s degree) and Lane V (forty-five hours of graduate study beyond the master’s degree) shall be made no later than forty-five days from the date proper claim and official transcripts verifying successful completion of all course work for the fifteen, thirty or forty-five hours beyond the master’s degree are received in the Talent Office. The completion date for the fifteen, thirty or forty-five semester hours of approved graduate credit beyond the master’s degree shall be determined by the regionally accredited college or university or the Talent Office.

The annual increment for National Board Certified Teachers set forth in Appendix A-2A shall be paid at the end of the semester following the teacher’s submission of proof of such certification to the Talent Office. The annual increment will be paid in two installments. The annual increment will be prorated to reflect either (i) a shortened work year if the teacher begins working after the start of the school year or resigns prior to the end of the school year or (ii) the teacher’s receipt of NBCT certification after the start of the school year.


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