Teacher Leadership Incentive

  • DPS provides a stipend to teachers who serve in formal teacher leadership roles, including Senior Team Lead, Team Lead, Team Specialist, Regional Team Specialist, and New Teacher Ambassador. For additional information on the Teacher Leadership & Collaboration (TLC) model, visit the TLC website.

    Stipend amounts vary by role:

    • Senior Team Leads earn $5,500 ($275 per paycheck for 10 months)
      • First payment on September 22
      • Last payment on July 7
    • Team Leads earn $3,300 ($165 per paycheck for 10 months)
      • First payment on September 22
      • Last payment on July 7

    A teacher must be in the role and in a payable status on December 1 and May 1 to receive the stipend installment.

    • Team Specialists earn $1,650
      • $825 paid on December 22 and May 22 paychecks
    • Regional Team Specialists earn $1,650
      • $825 paid on December 22 and May 22 paychecks
    • New Teacher Ambassadors earn $880
      • $440 paid on December 22 and May 22 paychecks

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