“The new pay plans stem from a 2012 state law aimed in part at giving local school officials more flexibility in how educators are paid. The law has been declared unconstitutional by a 19th Judicial District Court, in Baton Rouge, but remains in effect while attorneys for the state appeal.” ~ Baton Rouge Advocate
Current staff affected by the new teacher salary schedule will be placed on the new teacher base salary schedule on the step closest to, but not less than, his/her current salary level less the amount of the advanced degree salary adjustment.
Current Situation: MA degreed employee on Experience 9 of Current Schedule – $46,413
Placement on New Salary Schedule:
Current Salary $46,413 less MA supplement of $2,000 = $44,413
Step closest to, but not less than $44,413 is Step 6 – $44, 723
Base Salary+ $2,000 (MA Salary Adjustment)= $46,723