As of June 2019, the 86th Texas Legislature passed House Bill 3 (HB3) which was signed into law by Governor Abbott. This established the optional Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA) program. The two goals of this program are to: provide incentive pay to highly effective teachers, and to attract and retain effective teachers especially in rural and high-poverty level schools.
Gladewater ISD has submitted both its Letter of Intent and application to participate in the Teacher Incentive Allotment. As part of the application, Gladewater ISD has created a classification system. District and community stakeholders actively participated in the process.
Once the Texas Education Agency approves Gladewater ISD’s application, GISD will begin the 2021-2022 school year collecting data for designation of Recognized, Exemplary, and Master teachers. Please see the GISD TIA Draft below for more details about the plan.
For more information on GISD’s plan or to take part, please contact us at 903-845-6991 or send an email to email@example.com.
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