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Madison Metropolitan School District

Employee Handbook 2021-2022


1.1 Salary Schedule
Lapham Elementary Staff
  1. The basic salaries of employees covered by this Handbook are set forth in Appendix 1 which is attached to and incorporated in this Handbook.

    1. Part-time employees will receive the salary set forth in the Handbook in a percentage equal to the amount of their employment.

    2. The salary schedule is based upon the regular school calendar set forth in this Handbook.

    The base shall be Level A, Track 1. Level 4 shall only be applied Additive Wage and Extra- Duty Compensation.

  2. Six Professional Advancement Credits and/or academic credits are required before one may cross an improvement level. An improvement level constitutes the barrier between salary levels, every five years of the salary index.

  3. Track1(BA),Track4(MA),Track7(the6thyearor48academiccreditsorsecondMAifthe second MA was earned after 9/1/85), and Track 8 (PH.D., Ed.D., M.F.A.) shall be achieved only on degree evidence presented.

  4. There shall be no limitations on the type of approved credits which may be used for Track 2, 3, 5 and 6 or the improvement levels, except for nurses whose credits for advancement on the salary schedule must have prior approval from the Health Services Coordinator.

  5. National Certification for Professional Standards

    Upon submission of evidence of completion, a teacher who completes National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certification, National Certification for School Psychologist (NCSP), National Board Certification in Fluency Disorders, or Master Educator license shall be paid one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) per year above the salary placement. This stipend will cease should the employee fail to retain such certification.

  6. Alternative School Credit

    Any individual who is reemployed in a regular school program after being assigned to an alternative school, will be given credit on the teachers’ salary schedule only if said individual held a degree and teacher certification during the time of alternative experience employment.