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H. B. 2777


(By Mr. Speaker, (Mr. Thompson) and Delegate Armstead)
[By Request of the Executive]
[Introduced January 31, 2007; referred to the
Committee on Education then Finance.]



A BILL to amend and reenact §18A-4-2, §18A-4-2a and §18A-4-8 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to compensation of public school teachers and school personnel; increasing annual salaries of public school teachers; providing a one-time monetary incentive for school personnel; and increasing the annual salary bonus for classroom teachers with national board certification and the cap thereon.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §18A-4-2, §18A-4-2a and §18A-4-8 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted, all to read as follows:
ARTICLE 4. SALARIES, WAGES AND OTHER BENEFITS.
§18A-4-2. State minimum salaries for teachers.

(a) Each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the 2005-06 2006-07 State Minimum Salary Schedule I as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article, and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article during the contract year. Provided, That beginning on the first day of the second quarter of the teacher's employment term in the school year two thousand five-two thousand six through the thirtieth day of June, two thousand six, each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the "2005-06 state minimum salary schedule II" as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article, and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article during the contract year: Provided, however, That any salary increase that a teacher is to receive as a result of the enactment of the 2005-06 State Minimum Salary Schedule II shall not be paid until the first pay date after the first day of November two thousand five
Effective the first day of July, two thousand six through the thirtieth day of June, two thousand seven, each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the "2006-07 state minimum salary schedule" as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article, and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article during the contract year.
Effective the first day of July, two thousand seven, through the thirtieth day of June, two thousand eight, each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the 2007-08 State Minimum Salary Schedule as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article, and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article during the contract year: Provided, That each teacher holding an A.B. or higher shall receive no less than thirty thousand dollars in total annual salary.
Effective the first day of July, two thousand eight, and thereafter, each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the 2008-09 State Minimum Salary Schedule as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article, and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article during the contract year: Provided, That each teacher holding an A.B. or higher shall receive no less than thirty thousand dollars in total annual salary.
2005-06 STATE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE II I

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
Years 4th 3rd2nd
A.B. M.A. M.A. M.A. Doc-

Exp. Class Class Class A.B. +15 M.A. +15 +30 +45 torate


0

21,888

22,525

22,780

23,990

24,725

26,433

27,168

27,903

28,638

29,638

1

22,205

22,842

23,097

24,491

25,226

26,934

27,669

28,404

29,139

30,139

2

22,522

23,160

23,415

24,992

25,727

27,435

28,170

28,905

29,640

30,640

3

22,840

23,477

23,732

25,493

26,228

27,936

28,671

29,406

30,141

31,141

4

23,393

24,030

24,286

26,230

26,965

28,673

29,408

30,143

30,878

31,878

5

23,710

24,348

24,603

26,731

27,466

29,174

29,909

30,644

31,379

32,379

6

24,028

24,665

24,920

27,232

27,967

29,675

30,410

31,145

31,880

32,880

7

24,982

25,238

27,733

28,468

30,176

30,911

31,646

32,381

33,381

8

22,008

25,300

25,555

28,234

28,969

30,677

31,412

32,147

32,882

33,882

9

25,872

28,735

29,470

31,178

31,913

32,648

33,383

34,383

10

22,008

26,189

29,237

29,972

31,680

32,415

33,150

33,885

34,885

11

22,008

29,738

30,473

32,181

32,916

33,651

34,386

35,386

12

22,008

30,239

30,974

32,682

33,417

34,152

34,887

35,887

13

22,008

30,740

31,475

33,183

33,918

34,653

35,388

36,388

14

22,008

33,684

34,419

35,154

35,889

36,889

15

22,008

34,185

34,920

35,655

36,390

37,390

16

22,008

34,686

35,421

36,156

36,891

37,891

17

22,008

36,657

37,392

38,392

18

22,008

37,158

37,893

38,893

19

22,008

37,659

38,394

39,394

2005-06 STATE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE II

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)

Years 4th 3rd 2nd A.B. M.A. M.A. M.A. Doc-
Exp. Class Class Class A.B. +15 M.A. +15 +30 +45 torate

0

23,238

23,875

24,130

25,340

26,075

27,783

28,518

29,253

29,988

30,988

1

23,555

24,192

24,447

25,841

26,576

28,284

29,019

29,754

30,489

31,489

2

23,872

24,510

24,765

26,342

27,077

28,785

29,520

30,255

30,990

31,990

3

24,190

24,827

25,082

26,843

27,578

29,286

30,021

30,756

31,491

32,491

4

24,743

25,380

25,636

27,580

28,315

30,023

30,758

31,493

32,228

33,228

5

25,060

25,698

25,953

28,081

28,816

30,524

31,259

31,994

32,729

33,729

6

25,378

26,015

26,270

28,582

29,317

31,025

31,760

32,495

33,230

34,230

7

25,696

26,332

26,588

29,083

29,818

31,526

32,261

32,996

33,731

34,731

8

22,008

26,650

26,905

29,584

30,319

32,027

32,762

33,497

34,232

35,232

9

26,968

27,222

30,085

30,820

32,528

33,263

33,998

34,733

35,733

10

22,008

27,539

30,587

31,322

33,030

33,765

34,500

35,235

36,235

11

22,008

27,856

31,088

31,823

33,531

34,266

35,001

35,736

36,736

12

22,008

31,589

32,324

34,032

34,767

35,502

36,237

37,237

13

22,008

32,090

32,825

34,533

35,268

36,003

36,738

37,738

14

22,008

32,591

33,326

35,034

35,769

36,504

37,239

38,239

15

22,008

35,535

36,270

37,005

37,740

38,740

16

22,008

36,036

36,771

37,506

38,241

39,241

17

22,008

36,537

37,272

38,007

38,742

39,742

18

22,008

38,508

39,243

40,243

19

22,008

39,009

39,744

40,744

20

39,510

40,245

41,245

2006-07 STATE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)

Years 4th 3rd 2nd A.B. M.A. M.A. M.A. Doc-

Exp.Class Class Class A.B. +15 M.A. +15 +30 +45 torate

0

23,238

23,875

24,130

25,340

26,075

27,783

28,518

29,253

29,988

30,988

1

23,555

24,192

24,447

25,841

26,576

28,284

29,019

29,754

30,489

31,489

2

23,872

24,510

24,765

26,342

27,077

28,785

29,520

30,255

30,990

31,990

3

24,190

24,827

25,082

26,843

27,578

29,286

30,021

30,756

31,491

32,491

4

24,743

25,380

25,636

27,580

28,315

30,023

30,758

31,493

32,228

33,228

5

25,060

25,698

25,953

28,081

28,816

30,524

31,259

31,994

32,729

33,729

6

25,378

26,015

26,270

28,582

29,317

31,025

31,760

32,495

33,230

34,230

7

25,696

26,332

26,588

29,083

29,818

31,526

32,261

32,996

33,731

34,731

8

26,014

26,650

26,905

29,584

30,319

32,027

32,762

33,497

34,232

35,232

9

26,332

26,968

27,222

30,085

30,820

32,528

33,263

33,998

34,733

35,733

10

26,650

27,286

27,539

30,587

31,322

33,030

33,765

34,500

35,235

36,235

11

22,008

27,604

27,856

31,088

31,823

33,531

34,266

35,001

35,736

36,736

12

22,008

27,922

28,173

31,589

32,324

34,032

34,767

35,502

36,237

37,237

13

22,008

28,490

32,090

32,825

34,533

35,268

36,003

36,738

37,738

14

22,008

28,807

32,591

33,326

35,034

35,769

36,504

37,239

38,239

15

22,008

33,092

33,827

35,535

36,270

37,005

37,740

38,740

16

22,008

33,593

34,328

36,036

36,771

37,506

38,241

39,241

17

22,008

34,094

34,829

36,537

37,272

38,007

38,742

39,742

18

22,008

37,038

37,773

38,508

39,243

40,243

19

22,008

37,539

38,274

39,009

39,744

40,744

20

38,040

38,775

39,510

40,245

41,245

21

40,011

40,746

41,746

22

40,512

41,247

42,247

23

41,013

41,748

42,748

2007-08 STATE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)

Years 4th 3rd 2nd A.B. M.A. M.A. M.A. Doc-

Exp.Class Class Class A.B. +15 M.A. +15 +30 +45 torate

0

23,238

23,875

24,130

25,340

26,075

27,783

28,518

29,253

29,988

30,988

1

23,555

24,192

24,447

25,841

26,576

28,284

29,019

29,754

30,489

31,489

2

23,872

24,510

24,765

26,342

27,077

28,785

29,520

30,255

30,990

31,990

3

24,190

24,827

25,082

26,843

27,578

29,286

30,021

30,756

31,491

32,491

4

24,743

25,380

25,636

27,580

28,315

30,023

30,758

31,493

32,228

33,228

5

25,060

25,698

25,953

28,081

28,816

30,524

31,259

31,994

32,729

33,729

6

25,378

26,015

26,270

28,582

29,317

31,025

31,760

32,495

33,230

34,230

7

25,696

26,332

26,588

29,083

29,818

31,526

32,261

32,996

33,731

34,731

8

26,014

26,650

26,905

29,584

30,319

32,027

32,762

33,497

34,232

35,232

9

26,332

26,968

27,222

30,085

30,820

32,528

33,263

33,998

34,733

35,733

10

26,650

27,286

27,539

30,587

31,322

33,030

33,765

34,500

35,235

36,235

11

26,968

27,604

27,856

31,088

31,823

33,531

34,266

35,001

35,736

36,736

12

27,286

27,922

28,173

31,589

32,324

34,032

34,767

35,502

36,237

37,237

13

27,604

28,240

28,490

32,090

32,825

34,533

35,268

36,003

36,738

37,738

14

22,008

28,558

28,807

32,591

33,326

35,034

35,769

36,504

37,239

38,239

15

22,008

28,876

29,124

33,092

33,827

35,535

36,270

37,005

37,740

38,740

16

22,008

29,441

33,593

34,328

36,036

36,771

37,506

38,241

39,241

17

22,008

29,758

34,094

34,829

36,537

37,272

38,007

38,742

39,742

18

22,008

34,595

35,330

37,038

37,773

38,508

38,243

40,243

19

22,008

35,096

35,831

37,539

38,274

39,009

39,744

40,744

20

35,597

36,332

38,040

38,775

39,510

40,245

41,245

21

38,541

39,276

40,011

40,746

41,746

22

39,042

39,777

40,512

41,247

42,247

23

39,543

40,278

41,013

41,748

42,748

24

41,514

42,249

43,249

25

42,015

42,750

43,750

26

42,516

43,251

44,251

 

2008-09 STATE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)

Years 4th 3rd2nd A.B. M.A. M.A. M.A. Doc-

Exp.Class Class Class A.B. +15 M.A. +15 +30 +45 torate

0

23,238

23,875

24,130

25,340

26,075

27,783

28,518

29,253

29,988

30,988

1

23,555

24,192

24,447

25,841

26,576

28,284

29,019

29,754

30,489

31,489

2

23,872

24,510

24,765

26,342

27,077

28,785

29,520

30,255

30,990

31,990

3

24,190

24,827

25,082

26,843

27,578

29,286

30,021

30,756

31,491

32,491

4

24,743

25,380

25,636

27,580

28,315

30,023

30,758

31,493

32,228

33,228

5

25,060

25,698

25,953

28,081

28,816

30,524

31,259

31,994

32,729

33,729

6

25,378

26,015

26,270

28,582

29,317

31,025

31,760

32,495

33,230

34,230

7

25,696

26,332

26,588

29,083

29,818

31,526

32,261

32,996

33,731

34,731

8

26,014

26,650

26,905

29,584

30,319

32,027

32,762

33,497

34,232

35,232

9

26,332

26,968

27,222

30,085

30,820

32,528

33,263

33,998

34,733

35,733

10

26,650

27,286

27,539

30,587

31,322

33,030

33,765

34,500

35,235

36,235

11

26,968

27,604

27,856

31,088

31,823

33,531

34,266

35,001

35,736

36,736

12

27,286

27,922

28,173

31,589

32,324

34,032

34,767

35,502

36,237

37,237

13

27,604

28,240

28,490

32,090

32,825

34,533

35,268

36,003

36,738

37,738

14

27,922

28,558

28,807

32,591

33,326

35,034

35,769

36,504

37,239

38,239

15

28,240

28,876

29,124

33,092

33,827

35,535

36,270

37,005

37,740

38,740

16

28,558

29,194

29,441

33,593

34,328

36,036

36,771

37,506

38,241

39,241

17

28,876

29,512

29,758

34,094

34,829

36,537

37,272

38,007

38,742

39,742

18

29,194

29,830

30,075

34,595

35,330

37,038

37,773

38,508

38,243

40,243

19

29,512

30,148

30,392

35,096

35,831

37,539

38,274

39,009

39,744

40,744

20

29,830

30,466

30,709

35,597

36,332

38,040

38,775

39,510

40,245

41,245

21

30,148

30,784

31,026

36,098

36,833

38,541

39,276

40,011

40,746

41,746

22

30,466

31,102

31,343

36,599

37,334

39,042

39,777

40,512

41,247

42,247

23

30,784

31,420

31,660

37,100

37,835

39,543

40,278

41,013

41,748

42,748

24

31,102

31,738

31,977

37,601

38,336

40,044

40,779

41,514

42,249

43,249

25

31,420

32,056

32,294

38,102

38,837

40,545

41,280

42,015

42,750

43,750

26

31,738

32,374

32,611

38,603

39,338

41,046

41,781

42,516

43,251

44,251

27

32,056

32,692

32,928

39,104

39,839

41,547

42,282

43,017

43,752

44,752

28

32,374

33,010

33,245

39,605

40,340

42,048

42,783

43,518

44,253

45,253

29

32,692

33,328

33,562

40,106

40,841

42,549

43,284

44,019

44,754

45,754

30

33,010

33,646

33,879

40,607

41,342

43,050

43,785

44,520

45,255

46,255

31

33,328

33,964

34,196

41,108

41,843

43,551

44,286

45,021

45,756

46,756

32

33,646

34,282

34,513

41,609

42,344

44,052

44,787

45,522

46,257

47,257

33

33,964

34,600

34,830

42,110

42,845

44,553

45,288

46,023

46,758

47,758

34

34,282

34,918

35,147

42,611

43,346

45,054

45,789

46,524

47,259

48,259

35

34,600

35,236

35,464

43,112

43,847

45,555

46,290

47,025

47,760

48,760

2007-08 STATE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
Years 4th 3rd 2nd A.B. M.A. M.A. M.A. Doc-
Exp. Class Class Class A.B. +15 M.A. +15 +30 +45 torate
                     

0

23,819

24,472

24,733

25,974

26,727

28,478

29,231

29,984

30,738

31,763

1

24,144

24,797

25,058

26,487

27,240

28,991

29,744

30,498

31,251

32,276

2

24,469

25,122

25,383

27,001

27,754

29,505

30,258

31,011

31,765

32,790

3

24,794

25,447

25,708

27,514

28,267

30,018

30,772

31,525

32,278

33,303

4

25,361

26,013

26,275

28,270

29,023

30,774

31,527

32,280

33,034

34,059

5

25,685

26,338

26,600

28,783

29,536

31,287

32,040

32,794

33,547

34,572

6

26,010

26,663

26,925

29,297

30,050

31,801

32,554

33,307

34,061

35,086

7

26,335

26,988

27,250

29,810

30,563

32,314

33,068

33,821

34,574

35,599

8

26,660

27,313

27,575

30,324

31,077

32,828

33,581

34,334

35,088

36,113

9

26,985

27,638

27,899

30,837

31,591

33,341

34,095

34,848

35,601

36,626

10

27,310

27,963

28,224

31,351

32,104

33,855

34,608

35,361

36,115

37,140

11

27,635

28,288

28,549

31,864

32,618

34,368

35,122

35,875

36,628

37,653

12

27,960

28,613

28,874

32,378

33,131

34,882

35,635

36,389

37,142

38,167

13

28,285

28,938

29,199

32,891

33,645

35,395

36,149

36,902

37,655

38,680

14

28,285

29,263

29,524

33,405

34,158

35,909

36,662

37,416

38,169

39,194

15

28,285

29,588

29,849

33,918

34,672

36,422

37,176

37,929

38,682

39,707

16

28,285

29,588

30,174

34,432

35,185

36,936

37,689

38,443

39,196

40,221

17

28,285

29,588

30,499

34,945

35,699

37,449

38,203

38,956

39,710

40,735

18

28,285

29,588

30,499

35,459

36,212

37,963

38,716

39,470

40,223

41,248

19

28,285

29,588

30,499

35,972

36,726

38,476

39,230

39,983

40,737

41,762

20

28,285

29,588

30,499

36,486

37,239

38,990

39,743

40,497

41,250

42,275

21

28,285

29,588

30,499

36,486

37,239

39,504

40,257

41,010

41,764

42,789

22

28,285

29,588

30,499

36,486

37,239

40,017

40,770

41,524

42,277

43,302

23

28,285

29,588

30,499

36,486

37,239

40,531

41,284

42,037

42,791

43,816

24

28,285

29,588

30,499

36,486

37,239

40,531

41,284

42,551

43,304

44,329

25

28,285

29,588

30,499

36,486

37,239

40,531

41,284

43,064

43,818

44,843

26

28,285

29,588

30,499

36,486

37,239

40,531

41,284

43,578

44,331

45,356

27

28,285

29,588

30,499

36,486

37,239

40,531

41,284

43,578

44,331

45,356

28

28,285

29,588

30,499

36,486

37,239

40,531

41,284

43,578

44,331

45,356

29

28,610

29,913

30,824

36,999

37,753

41,044

41,797

44,091

44,845

45,870

30

28,935

30,238

31,149

37,513

38,266

41,558

42,311

44,605

45,358

46,383

31

29,260

30,562

31,474

38,026

38,780

42,071

42,825

45,118

45,872

46,897

32

29,585

30,887

31,799

38,540

39,293

42,585

43,338

45,632

46,385

47,410

33

29,910

31,212

32,124

39,054

39,807

43,098

43,852

46,146

46,899

47,924

34

30,234

31,537

32,448

39,567

40,320

43,612

44,365

46,659

47,412

48,437

35

30,559

31,862

32,773

40,081

40,834

44,125

44,879

47,173

47,926

48,951

                     


2008-09 STATE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
Years 4th 3rd 2nd A.B. M.A. M.A. M.A. Doc-
Exp.Class Class Class A.B. +15 M.A. +15 +30 +45 torate

0

23,819

24,472

24,733

25,974

26,727

28,478

29,231

29,984

30,738

31,763

1

24,144

24,797

25,058

26,487

27,240

28,991

29,744

30,498

31,251

32,276

2

24,469

25,122

25,383

27,001

27,754

29,505

30,258

31,011

31,765

32,790

3

24,794

25,447

25,708

27,514

28,267

30,018

30,772

31,525

32,278

33,303

4

25,361

26,013

26,275

28,270

29,023

30,774

31,527

32,280

33,034

34,059

5

25,685

26,338

26,600

28,783

29,536

31,287

32,040

32,794

33,547

34,572

6

26,010

26,663

26,925

29,297

30,050

31,801

32,554

33,307

34,061

35,086

7

26,335

26,988

27,250

29,810

30,563

32,314

33,068

33,821

34,574

35,599

8

26,660

27,313

27,575

30,324

31,077

32,828

33,581

34,334

35,088

36,113

9

26,985

27,638

27,899

30,837

31,591

33,341

34,095

34,848

35,601

36,626

10

27,310

27,963

28,224

31,351

32,104

33,855

34,608

35,361

36,115

37,140

11

27,635

28,288

28,549

31,864

32,618

34,368

35,122

35,875

36,628

37,653

12

27,960

28,613

28,874

32,378

33,131

34,882

35,635

36,389

37,142

38,167

13

28,285

28,938

29,199

32,891

33,645

35,395

36,149

36,902

37,655

38,680

14

28,610

29,263

29,524

33,405

34,158

35,909

36,662

37,416

38,169

39,194

15

28,935

29,588

29,849

33,918

34,672

36,422

37,176

37,929

38,682

39,707

16

29,260

29,913

30,174

34,432

35,185

36,936

37,689

38,443

39,196

40,221

17

29,585

30,238

30,499

34,945

35,699

37,449

38,203

38,956

39,710

40,735

18

29,910

30,562

30,824

35,459

36,212

37,963

38,716

39,470

40,223

41,248

19

30,234

30,887

31,149

35,972

36,726

38,476

39,230

39,983

40,737

41,762

20

30,559

31,212

31,474

36,486

37,239

38,990

39,743

40,497

41,250

42,275

21

30,884

31,537

31,799

36,999

37,753

39,504

40,257

41,010

41,764

42,789

22

31,209

31,862

32,124

37,513

38,266

40,017

40,770

41,524

42,277

43,302

23

31,534

32,187

32,448

38,026

38,780

40,531

41,284

42,037

42,791

43,816

24

31,859

32,512

32,773

38,540

39,293

41,044

41,797

42,551

43,304

44,329

25

32,184

32,837

33,098

39,054

39,807

41,558

42,311

43,064

43,818

44,843

26

32,509

33,162

33,423

39,567

40,320

42,071

42,825

43,578

44,331

45,356

27

32,834

33,487

33,748

40,081

40,834

42,585

43,338

44,091

44,845

45,870

28

33,159

33,812

34,073

40,594

41,347

43,098

43,852

44,605

45,358

46,383

29

33,484

34,137

34,398

41,108

41,861

43,612

44,365

45,118

45,872

46,897

30

33,809

34,462

34,723

41,621

42,375

44,125

44,879

45,632

46,385

47,410

31

34,134

34,786

35,048

42,135

42,888

44,639

45,392

46,146

46,899

47,924

32

34,458

35,111

35,373

42,648

43,402

45,152

45,906

46,659

47,412

48,437

33

34,783

35,436

35,698

43,162

43,915

45,666

46,419

47,173

47,926

48,951

34

35,108

35,761

36,023

43,675

44,429

46,179

46,933

47,686

48,439

49,464

35

35,433

36,086

36,348

44,189

44,942

46,693

47,446

48,200

48,953

49,978

(b) Six hundred dollars shall be paid annually to each classroom teacher who has at least twenty years of teaching experience. The payments: (i) Shall be in addition to any amounts prescribed in the applicable state minimum salary schedule; (ii) shall be paid in equal monthly installments; and (iii) shall be considered a part of the state minimum salaries for teachers.

(c) Effective the first day of July, two thousand six through the thirtieth day of June two thousand eight seven, in addition to any amounts prescribed in the applicable state minimum salary schedule, each professional educator shall be paid annually the following incremental increases in accordance with their years of experience. The payments shall be paid in equal monthly installments and shall be considered a part of the state minimum salaries for teachers.

Years of ExperienceIncrement

29570 30570

31570

32570 33570 34570 35570

(d) Effective the first day of July, two thousand eight seven, the incremental increases prescribed in subsection (c) of this section are included as a part of the 2008-09 2007-08 State Minimum Salary Schedule, therefore the additional incremental increases prescribed in subsection (c) of this section are discontinued.

§18A-4-2a. State minimum salary bonus for classroom teachers with national board certification.

(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the rigorous standards and processes for certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) helps to promote the quality of teaching and learning. Therefore, classroom teachers in the public schools of West Virginia should be encouraged to achieve national board certification through a reimbursement of expenses and an additional salary bonus which reflects their additional certification, to be paid in accordance with the provisions of this section. (b) Two Three thousand five hundred dollars shall be paid annually to each classroom teacher who holds a valid certificate issued by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards for the life of the certification, but in no event more than ten years for any one certification. (c) The payments: (1) Shall be in addition to any amounts prescribed in the applicable state minimum salary schedule; (2) Shall be paid in equal monthly installments; and (3) Shall be considered a part of the state minimum salaries for teachers. (d) One-half the certification fee shall be paid for reimbursement once to each teacher who enrolls in the program for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification and one-half the certification fee shall be paid for reimbursement once to each teacher who completes the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification. Completion shall be defined as the completion of ten scorable entries, as verified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Teachers who achieve National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification may be reimbursed a maximum of six hundred dollars for expenses actually incurred while obtaining the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification. (e) The state board shall limit the number of teachers who receive the initial reimbursements of the certification fees set forth in subsection (d) to two hundred teachers annually. The state board shall establish selection criteria for the teachers by the legislative rule required pursuant to subsection (g) of this section. (f) Subject to the provisions of subsection (e) of this section,

funding for reimbursement of the certification fee and expenses actually incurred while obtaining the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certifications shall be administered by the state Department of Education from an appropriation established for that purpose by the Legislature. If funds appropriated by the Legislature to accomplish the purposes of this subsection are insufficient, the state department shall prorate the reimbursements for expenses and shall request of the Legislature, at its next regular session, funds sufficient to accomplish the purposes of this subsection, including needed retroactive payments. (g) The state board shall promulgate legislative rules pursuant to article three-b, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code to implement the provisions of this section. §18A-4-8a. Service personnel minimum monthly salaries. (1) The minimum monthly pay for each service employee whose employment is for a period of more than three and one-half hours a day shall be at least the amounts indicated in the "state minimum pay scale pay grade II" and the minimum monthly pay for each service employee whose employment is for a period of three and one-half hours or less a day shall be at least one-half the amount indicated in the "state minimum pay scale pay grade II" set forth in this section: Provided, That beginning on the first day of the second quarter of the service employee's employment term in the school year two thousand five-two thousand six, the minimum monthly pay for each service

employee whose employment is for a period of more than three and one-half hours a day shall be at least the amounts indicated in the "state minimum pay scale pay grade II" and the minimum monthly pay for each service employee whose employment is for a period of three and one-half hours or less a day shall be at least one-half the amount indicated in the "state minimum pay scale pay grade II" set forth in this section : Provided further, That any salary increase that a service employee is to receive as a result of this new salary schedule is not to receive the increased salary until the first pay date after the first day of November two thousand five Provided, That for the two thousand seven--eight school year only, in addition to the amount specified in the "state minimum pay scale pay grade" set forth in this section, each service employee whose employment is for a period of more than three and one-half hours a day shall receive monetary incentive pay of two and one-half percent of the amount specified in the "state minimum pay scale pay grade" set forth in this section, commensurate with each employee's pay grade and years of experience, and each service employee whose employment is for a period of three and one-half hours or less a day shall receive monetary incentive pay of two and one-half percent of one-half the amount indicated in the "state minimum pay scale pay grade" set forth in this section, subject to the following provisions: (a) The minimum monetary incentive pay shall be no less than $600 in gross wages and no greater than $1,200; (b) The monetary incentive pay shall be paid as a lump sum amount, subject to all normal payroll withholdings; (c) The monetary incentive pay shall be paid on the first pay date after the thirtieth day of September, two thousand seven; and (d) The monetary incentive pay shall be paid only to the service personnel who were employed by a county board of education on the first day of January, two thousand seven, and who are still employed by a Board of Education on the thirtieth day of September, two thousand seven.

STATE MINIMUM PAY SCALE PAY GRADE I

Years of

EmploymentPay Grade

A

B C D E F G H


0

1,366

1,386

1,426

1,476

1,526

1,586

1,616

1,686

1

1,397

1,417

1,457

1,507

1,557

1,617

1,647

1,717

2

1,428

1,448

1,488

1,538

1,588

1,648

1,678

1,748

3

1,459

1,479

1,519

1,569

1,619

1,679

1,709

1,779

4

1,490

1,510

1,550

1,600

1,650

1,710

1,740

1,810

5

1,521

1,541

1,581

1,631

1,681

1,741

1,771

1,841

6

1,552

1,572

1,612

1,662

1,712

1,772

1,802

1,872

7

1,583

1,603

1,643

1,693

1,743

1,803

1,833

1,903

8

1,614

1,634

1,674

1,724

1,774

1,834

1,864

1,934

9

1,645

1,665

1,705

1,755

1,805

1,865

1,895

1,965

10

1,676

1,696

1,736

1,786

1,836

1,896

1,926

1,996

11

1,707

1,727

1,767

1,817

1,867

1,927

1,957

2,027

12

1,738

1,758

1,798

1,848

1,898

1,958

1,988

2,058

13

1,769

1,789

1,829

1,879

1,929

1,989

2,019

2,089

14

1,800

1,820

1,860

1,910

1,960

2,020

2,050

2,120

15

1,831

1,851

1,891

1,941

1,991

2,051

2,081

2,151

16

1,862

1,882

1,922

1,972

2,022

2,082

2,112

2,182

17

1,893

1,913

1,953

2,003

2,053

2,113

2,143

2,213

18

1,924

1,944

1,984

2,034

2,084

2,144

2,174

2,244

19

1,955

1,975

2,015

2,065

2,115

2,175

2,205

2,275

20

1,986

2,006

2,046

2,096

2,146

2,206

2,236

2,306

21

2,017

2,037

2,077

2,127

2,177

2,237

2,267

2,337

22

2,048

2,068

2,108

2,158

2,208

2,268

2,298

2,368

23

2,079

2,099

2,139

2,189

2,239

2,299

2,329

2,399

24

2,110

2,130

2,170

2,220

2,270

2,330

2,360

2,430

25

2,141

2,161

2,201

2,251

2,301

2,361

2,391

2,461

26

2,172

2,192

2,232

2,282

2,332

2,392

2,422

2,492

27

2,203

2,223

2,263

2,313

2,363

2,423

2,453

2,523

28

2,234

2,254

2,294

2,344

2,394

2,454

2,484

2,554

29

2,265

2,285

2,325

2,375

2,425

2,485

2,515

2,585

30

2,296

2,316

2,356

2,406

2,456

2,516

2,546

2,616

31

2,327

2,347

2,387

2,437

2,487

2,547

2,577

2,647

32

2,358

2,378

2,418

2,468

2,518

2,578

2,608

2,678

33

2,389

2,409

2,449

2,499

2,549

2,609

2,639

2,709

34

2,420

2,440

2,480

2,530

2,580

2,640

2,670

2,740

35

2,451

2,471

2,511

2,561

2,611

2,671

2,701

2,771

36

2,482

2,502

2,542

2,592

2,642

2,702

2,732

2,802

37

2,513

2,533

2,573

2,623

2,673

2,733

2,763

2,833

38

2,544

2,564

2,604

2,654

2,704

2,764

2,794

2,864

39

2,575

2,595

2,635

2,685

2,735

2,795

2,825

2,895

40

2,606

2,626

2,666

2,716

2,766

2,826

2,856

2,926

STATE MINIMUM PAY SCALE PAY GRADE II

Years of

EmploymentPay Grade

A
B C D E F G H



0

1,456

1,476

1,516

1,566

1,616

1,676

1,706

1,776

1

1,487

1,507

1,547

1,597

1,647

1,707

1,737

1,807

2

1,518

1,538

1,578

1,628

1,678

1,738

1,768

1,838

3

1,549

1,569

1,609

1,659

1,709

1,769

1,799

1,869

4

1,580

1,600

1,640

1,690

1,740

1,800

1,830

1,900

5

1,611

1,631

1,671

1,721

1,771

1,831

1,861

1,931

6

1,642

1,662

1,702

1,752

1,802

1,862

1,892

1,962

7

1,673

1,693

1,733

1,783

1,833

1,893

1,923

1,993

8

1,704

1,724

1,764

1,814

1,864

1,924

1,954

2,024

9

1,735

1,755

1,795

1,845

1,895

1,955

1,985

2,055

10

1,766

1,786

1,826

1,876

1,926

1,986

2,016

2,086

11

1,797

1,817

1,857

1,907

1,957

2,017

2,047

2,117

12

1,828

1,848

1,888

1,938

1,988

2,048

2,078

2,148

13

1,859

1,879

1,919

1,969

2,019

2,079

2,109

2,179

14

1,890

1,910

1,950

2,000

2,050

2,110

2,140

2,210

15

1,921

1,941

1,981

2,031

2,081

2,141

2,171

2,241

16

1,952

1,972

2,012

2,062

2,112

2,172

2,202

2,272

17

1,983

2,003

2,043

2,093

2,143

2,203

2,233

2,303

18

2,014

2,034

2,074

2,124

2,174

2,234

2,264

2,334

19

2,045

2,065

2,105

2,155

2,205

2,265

2,295

2,365

20

2,076

2,096

2,136

2,186

2,236

2,296

2,326

2,396

21

2,107

2,127

2,167

2,217

2,267

2,327

2,357

2,427

22

2,138

2,158

2,198

2,248

2,298

2,358

2,388

2,458

23

2,169

2,189

2,229

2,279

2,329

2,389

2,419

2,489

24

2,200

2,220

2,260

2,310

2,360

2,420

2,450

2,520

25

2,231

2,251

2,291

2,341

2,391

2,451

2,481

2,551

26

2,262

2,282

2,322

2,372

2,422

2,482

2,512

2,582

27

2,293

2,313

2,353

2,403

2,453

2,513

2,543

2,613

28

2,324

2,344

2,384

2,434

2,484

2,544

2,574

2,644

29

2,355

2,375

2,415

2,465

2,515

2,575

2,605

2,675

30

2,386

2,406

2,446

2,496

2,546

2,606

2,636

2,706

31

2,417

2,437

2,477

2,527

2,577

2,637

2,667

2,737

32

2,448

2,468

2,508

2,558

2,608

2,668

2,698

2,768

33

2,479

2,499

2,539

2,589

2,639

2,699

2,729

2,799

34

2,510

2,530

2,570

2,620

2,670

2,730

2,760

2,830

35

2,541

2,561

2,601

2,651

2,701

2,761

2,791

2,861

36

2,572

2,592

2,632

2,682

2,732

2,792

2,822

2,892

37

2,603

2,623

2,663

2,713

2,763

2,823

2,853

2,923

38

2,634

2,654

2,694

2,744

2,794

2,854

2,884

2,954

39

2,665

2,685

2,725

2,775

2,825

2,885

2,915

2,985

40

2,696

2,716

2,756

2,806

2,856

2,916

2,946

3,016

CLASS TITLE PAY GRADE

Accountant I .................................................. D
Accountant II ................................................. E
Accountant III ................................................ F
Accounts Payable Supervisor ................................... G
Aide I ........................................................ A
Aide II ....................................................... B
Aide III ...................................................... C
Aide IV ....................................................... D
Audiovisual Technician ........................................ C
Auditor ....................................................... G
Autism Mentor ................................................. E
Braille or Sign Language Specialist ........................... E
Bus Operator .................................................. D
Buyer ......................................................... F
Cabinetmaker .................................................. G
Cafeteria Manager ............................................. D
Carpenter I ................................................... E
Carpenter II .................................................. F
Chief Mechanic ................................................ G
Clerk I ....................................................... B
Clerk II....................................................... C
Computer Operator ............................................. E
Cook I ........................................................ A
Cook II ....................................................... B
Cook III ...................................................... C
Crew Leader ................................................... F
Custodian I ................................................... A
Custodian II ..................................................
B
Custodian III ................................................. C
Custodian IV .................................................. D
Director or Coordinator of Services ........................... H
Draftsman ..................................................... D
Electrician I ................................................. F
Electrician II ................................................ G
Electronic Technician I ....................................... F
Electronic Technician II ...................................... G
Executive Secretary ........................................... G
Food Services Supervisor ...................................... G
Foreman ....................................................... G
General Maintenance ........................................... C
Glazier ....................................................... D
Graphic Artist ................................................ D
Groundsman .................................................... B
Handyman ...................................................... B
Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic I ....................... E
Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic II ...................... G
Heavy Equipment Operator ...................................... E
Inventory Supervisor.......................................... D
Key Punch Operator ............................................ B
Locksmith ..................................................... G
Lubrication Man ............................................... C
Machinist ..................................................... F
Mail Clerk .................................................... D
Maintenance Clerk ..............................................C
Mason ......................................................... G
Mechanic ...................................................... F
Mechanic Assistant ............................................ E
Office Equipment Repairman I .................................. F
Office Equipment Repairman II ................................. G
Painter ....................................................... E
Paraprofessional .............................................. F
Payroll Supervisor ............................................ G
Plumber I ..................................................... E
Plumber II .................................................... G
Printing Operator ............................................. B
Printing Supervisor ........................................... D
Programmer .................................................... H
Roofing/Sheet Metal Mechanic .................................. F
Sanitation Plant Operator ..................................... F
School Bus Supervisor ......................................... E
Secretary I ................................................... D
Secretary II .................................................. E
Secretary III ................................................. F
Supervisor of Maintenance ..................................... H
Supervisor of Transportation .................................. H
Switchboard Operator-Receptionist ............................. D
Truck Driver .................................................. D
Warehouse Clerk ............................................... C
Watchman ...................................................... B
Welder ........................................................ F
WVEIS Data Entry and Administrative Clerk ..................... B
(2) An additional twelve dollars per month shall be added to the minimum monthly pay of each service employee who holds a high school diploma or its equivalent.
(3) Until the first day of July, two thousand two, an additional ten dollars per month also shall be added to the minimum monthly pay of each service employee for each of the following, and beginning the first day of July, two thousand two, the ten dollars per month shall be increased to an additional eleven dollars per month for each of subdivisions (a) through (J), inclusive, of this subsection only, and beginning the first day of July, two thousand two, the ten dollars per month shall be increased to an additional forty dollars per month for each of subdivisions (K) through (N), inclusive, of this subsection only:
(a) A service employee who holds twelve college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;
(b) A service employee who holds twenty-four college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;
(c) A service employee who holds thirty-six college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;
(d) A service employee who holds forty-eight college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;
(e) A service employee who holds sixty college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;
(F) A service employee who holds seventy-two college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;
(G) A service employee who holds eighty-four college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;
(H) A service employee who holds ninety-six college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;
(I) A service employee who holds one hundred eight college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;
(J) A service employee who holds one hundred twenty college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;
(K) A service employee who holds an associate's degree;
(L) A service employee who holds a bachelor's degree;
(M) A service employee who holds a master's degree;
(N) A service employee who holds a doctorate degree.
(4) Effective the first day of July, two thousand two, an additional eleven dollars per month shall be added to the minimum monthly pay of each service employee for each of the following:
(a) A service employee who holds a bachelor's degree plus fifteen college hours;
(b) A service employee who holds a master's degree plus fifteen college hours;
(c) A service employee who holds a master's degree plus thirty college hours;
(d) A service employee who holds a master's degree plus forty-five college hours; and
(e) A service employee who holds a master's degree plus sixty college hours.
(5) When any part of a school service employee's daily shift of work is performed between the hours of six o'clock p.m. and five o'clock a.m. the following day, the employee shall be paid no less than an additional ten dollars per month and one half of the pay shall be paid with local funds.
(6) Any service employee required to work on any legal school holiday shall be paid at a rate one and one-half times the employee's usual hourly rate.
(7) Any full-time service personnel required to work in excess of their normal working day during any week which contains a school holiday for which they are paid shall be paid for the additional hours or fraction of the additional hours at a rate of one and one-half times their usual hourly rate and paid entirely from county board funds.
(8) No service employee may have his or her daily work schedule changed during the school year without the employee's written consent and the employee's required daily work hours may not be changed to prevent the payment of time and one-half wages or the employment of another employee.
(9) The minimum hourly rate of pay for extra duty assignments as defined in section eight-b of this article shall be no less than one seventh of the employee's daily total salary for each hour the employee is involved in performing the assignment and paid entirely from local funds: Provided, That an alternative minimum hourly rate of pay for performing extra duty assignments within a particular category of employment may be utilized if the alternate hourly rate of pay is approved both by the county board and by the affirmative vote of a two-thirds majority of the regular full-time employees within that classification category of employment within that county: Provided, however, That the vote shall be by secret ballot if requested by a service personnel employee within that classification category within that county. The salary for any fraction of an hour the employee is involved in performing the assignment shall be prorated accordingly. When performing extra duty assignments, employees who are regularly employed on a one-half day salary basis shall receive the same hourly extra duty assignment pay computed as though the employee were employed on a full-day salary basis.
(10) The minimum pay for any service personnel employees engaged in the removal of asbestos material or related duties required for asbestos removal shall be their regular total daily rate of pay and no less than an additional three dollars per hour or no less than five dollars per hour for service personnel supervising asbestos removal responsibilities for each hour these employees are involved in asbestos related duties. Related duties required for asbestos removal include, but are not limited to, travel, preparation of the work site, removal of asbestos decontamination of the work site, placing and removal of equipment and removal of structures from the site. If any member of an asbestos crew is engaged in asbestos related duties outside of the employee's regular employment county, the daily rate of pay shall be no less than the minimum amount as established in the employee's regular employment county for asbestos removal and an additional thirty dollars per each day the employee is engaged in asbestos removal and related duties. The additional pay for asbestos removal and related duties shall be payable entirely from county funds. Before service personnel employees may be utilized in the removal of asbestos material or related duties, they shall have completed a federal Environmental Protection Act approved training program and be licensed. The employer shall provide all necessary protective equipment and maintain all records required by the Environmental Protection Act.
(11) For the purpose of qualifying for additional pay as provided in section eight, article five of this chapter, an aide shall be considered to be exercising the authority of a supervisory aide and control over pupils if the aide is required to supervise, control, direct, monitor, escort or render service to a child or children when not under the direct supervision of certificated professional personnel within the classroom, library, hallway, lunchroom, gymnasium, school building, school grounds or wherever supervision is required. For purposes of this section, "under the direct supervision of certificated professional personnel" means that certificated professional personnel is present, with and accompanying the aide.


NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide a two and one-half percent pay increase for teachers beginning the two thousand seven-- eight school year, to increase the annual bonus paid to classroom teachers that have attained National Board Certification, and to provide a one-time monetary incentive payment of two and one-half percent for service employees for the two thousand seven--eight school year only, to be paid in a lump sum, subject to all normal payroll deductions, on the first pay date after the thirtieth day of September, two thousand seven, and payable only to the service personnel who were employed by a county board of education on the first day of January, two thousand seven, and who are still employed by a Board of Education on the thirtieth day of September, two thousand seven.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.
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