Significant Changes to ProComp for 2008-2009

The ProComp agreement amended in August of 2008 included several improvements to ProComp:

  • Hard-to-Serve and Hard-to-Staff market incentives increased from 3% of the Index to 6.4%.
  • The Top Performing Schools incentive increased from 2% to 6.4% of the Index.
  • A non-base building incentive for teachers in High Growth Schools was added.  The incentive is 6.4% of the Index.
  • The CSAP Exceeds Expectations incentive was changed to a non-base building incentive and the amount was increased to 6.4%.
  • Student Loans were added as a reimbursable expense to the Tuition Reimbursement incentive.  The lifetime maximum for Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment was increased to $4,000.  The maximum reimbursement in each year is $1,000. 
  • Changes on payout for PDUs for teachers beyond 14 years of service.  PDUs are bonuses and not base building starting with the 15th year of service.
  • The Index also increased from $35,568 to $36,635.
  • CPE base building increases awarded for 1-14 years of service only.

To review the changes in the elements, compare the 2007-'08 Elements Chart to the 2008-'09 Elements Chart.