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53A-17a-156. Teacher Salary Supplement Program.
(1) As used in this section:
(a) "Eligible teacher" means a teacher who:
(i) has an assignment to teach:
(A) a secondary school level mathematics course;
(B) integrated science in grade 7 or 8;
(C) chemistry; or
(D) physics;
(ii) holds the appropriate endorsement for the assigned course;
(iii) has qualifying educational background; and
(iv) (A) is a new employee; or
(B) received a satisfactory rating or above on the teacher's most recent evaluation.
(b) "Qualifying educational background" means:
(i) for a teacher who is assigned a secondary school level mathematics course, abachelor's degree major, master's degree, or doctoral degree in mathematics; and
(ii) for a teacher who is assigned a grade 7 or 8 integrated science course, chemistrycourse, or physics course, a bachelor's degree major, master's degree, or doctoral degree in:
(I) integrated science;
(II) chemistry;
(III) physics;
(IV) physical science; or
(V) general science.
(2) (a) Subject to future budget constraints, the Legislature shall annually appropriatemoney to the Teacher Salary Supplement Restricted Account established in Section 53A-17a-157to fund the Teacher Salary Supplement Program.
(b) Money appropriated for the Teacher Salary Supplement Program shall include moneyfor the following employer-paid benefits:
(i) retirement;
(ii) workers' compensation;
(iii) Social Security; and
(iv) Medicare.
(3) (a) Beginning in fiscal year 2008-09, the annual salary supplement is $4,100 for aneligible teacher who:
(i) is assigned full-time to teach one or more courses listed in Subsections (1)(a)(i)(A)through (D); and
(ii) meets the requirements of Subsections (1)(a)(ii) and (iii) for each course assignment.
(b) An eligible teacher who has a part-time assignment to teach one or more courseslisted in Subsections (1)(a)(i)(A) through (D) shall receive a partial salary supplement based onthe number of hours worked in a course assignment that meets the requirements of Subsections(1)(a)(ii) and (iii).
(4) The Department of Human Resource Management shall:
(a) create an on-line application system for a teacher to apply to receive a salarysupplement through the Teacher Salary Supplement Program;
(b) determine if a teacher:
(i) is an eligible teacher; and


(ii) has a course assignment as listed in Subsections (1)(a)(i)(A) through (D);
(c) verify, as needed, the determinations made under Subsection (4)(b) with schooldistrict and school administrators; and
(d) certify a list of eligible teachers and the amount of their salary supplement, sorted byschool district and charter school, to the Division of Finance.
(5) (a) An eligible teacher shall apply with the Department of Human ResourceManagement prior to the conclusion of a school year to receive the salary supplement authorizedin this section.
(b) An eligible teacher may apply with the Department of Human ResourceManagement, after verification that the requirements under this section have been satisfied, toreceive a salary supplement after the completion of:
(i) the school year as an annual award; or
(ii) a semester or trimester as a partial award based on the portion of the school year thathas been completed.
(6) (a) The Division of Finance shall distribute money from the Teacher SalarySupplement Restricted Account to school districts and charter schools for the Teacher SalarySupplement Program in accordance with the provisions of this section.
(b) The Department of Human Resource Management shall include the employer-paidbenefits described under Subsection (2)(b) in the amount of each salary supplement certified tothe Division of Finance.
(c) The employer-paid benefits described under Subsection (2)(b) are an addition to thesalary supplement limits described under Subsection (3).
(7) (a) Money received from the Teacher Salary Supplement Restricted Account shall beused by a school district or charter school to provide a salary supplement equal to the amountspecified for each eligible teacher.
(b) The salary supplement is part of the teacher's base pay, subject to the teacher'squalification as an eligible teacher every year, semester, or trimester.
(8) The State Board of Education shall cooperate with the Department of HumanResource Management as it administers the Teacher Salary Supplement Program by:
(a) providing or verifying teacher data, as requested; and
(b) making information technology resources available.
(9) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, if the appropriation for the program isinsufficient to cover the costs associated with salary supplements, the Department of HumanResource Management may limit or reduce the salary supplements.

Enacted by Chapter 397, 2008 General Session

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Utah > Title-53a > Chapter-17a > 53a-17a-156

53A-17a-156. Teacher Salary Supplement Program.
(1) As used in this section:
(a) "Eligible teacher" means a teacher who:
(i) has an assignment to teach:
(A) a secondary school level mathematics course;
(B) integrated science in grade 7 or 8;
(C) chemistry; or
(D) physics;
(ii) holds the appropriate endorsement for the assigned course;
(iii) has qualifying educational background; and
(iv) (A) is a new employee; or
(B) received a satisfactory rating or above on the teacher's most recent evaluation.
(b) "Qualifying educational background" means:
(i) for a teacher who is assigned a secondary school level mathematics course, abachelor's degree major, master's degree, or doctoral degree in mathematics; and
(ii) for a teacher who is assigned a grade 7 or 8 integrated science course, chemistrycourse, or physics course, a bachelor's degree major, master's degree, or doctoral degree in:
(I) integrated science;
(II) chemistry;
(III) physics;
(IV) physical science; or
(V) general science.
(2) (a) Subject to future budget constraints, the Legislature shall annually appropriatemoney to the Teacher Salary Supplement Restricted Account established in Section 53A-17a-157to fund the Teacher Salary Supplement Program.
(b) Money appropriated for the Teacher Salary Supplement Program shall include moneyfor the following employer-paid benefits:
(i) retirement;
(ii) workers' compensation;
(iii) Social Security; and
(iv) Medicare.
(3) (a) Beginning in fiscal year 2008-09, the annual salary supplement is $4,100 for aneligible teacher who:
(i) is assigned full-time to teach one or more courses listed in Subsections (1)(a)(i)(A)through (D); and
(ii) meets the requirements of Subsections (1)(a)(ii) and (iii) for each course assignment.
(b) An eligible teacher who has a part-time assignment to teach one or more courseslisted in Subsections (1)(a)(i)(A) through (D) shall receive a partial salary supplement based onthe number of hours worked in a course assignment that meets the requirements of Subsections(1)(a)(ii) and (iii).
(4) The Department of Human Resource Management shall:
(a) create an on-line application system for a teacher to apply to receive a salarysupplement through the Teacher Salary Supplement Program;
(b) determine if a teacher:
(i) is an eligible teacher; and


(ii) has a course assignment as listed in Subsections (1)(a)(i)(A) through (D);
(c) verify, as needed, the determinations made under Subsection (4)(b) with schooldistrict and school administrators; and
(d) certify a list of eligible teachers and the amount of their salary supplement, sorted byschool district and charter school, to the Division of Finance.
(5) (a) An eligible teacher shall apply with the Department of Human ResourceManagement prior to the conclusion of a school year to receive the salary supplement authorizedin this section.
(b) An eligible teacher may apply with the Department of Human ResourceManagement, after verification that the requirements under this section have been satisfied, toreceive a salary supplement after the completion of:
(i) the school year as an annual award; or
(ii) a semester or trimester as a partial award based on the portion of the school year thathas been completed.
(6) (a) The Division of Finance shall distribute money from the Teacher SalarySupplement Restricted Account to school districts and charter schools for the Teacher SalarySupplement Program in accordance with the provisions of this section.
(b) The Department of Human Resource Management shall include the employer-paidbenefits described under Subsection (2)(b) in the amount of each salary supplement certified tothe Division of Finance.
(c) The employer-paid benefits described under Subsection (2)(b) are an addition to thesalary supplement limits described under Subsection (3).
(7) (a) Money received from the Teacher Salary Supplement Restricted Account shall beused by a school district or charter school to provide a salary supplement equal to the amountspecified for each eligible teacher.
(b) The salary supplement is part of the teacher's base pay, subject to the teacher'squalification as an eligible teacher every year, semester, or trimester.
(8) The State Board of Education shall cooperate with the Department of HumanResource Management as it administers the Teacher Salary Supplement Program by:
(a) providing or verifying teacher data, as requested; and
(b) making information technology resources available.
(9) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, if the appropriation for the program isinsufficient to cover the costs associated with salary supplements, the Department of HumanResource Management may limit or reduce the salary supplements.

Enacted by Chapter 397, 2008 General Session


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Utah > Title-53a > Chapter-17a > 53a-17a-156

53A-17a-156. Teacher Salary Supplement Program.
(1) As used in this section:
(a) "Eligible teacher" means a teacher who:
(i) has an assignment to teach:
(A) a secondary school level mathematics course;
(B) integrated science in grade 7 or 8;
(C) chemistry; or
(D) physics;
(ii) holds the appropriate endorsement for the assigned course;
(iii) has qualifying educational background; and
(iv) (A) is a new employee; or
(B) received a satisfactory rating or above on the teacher's most recent evaluation.
(b) "Qualifying educational background" means:
(i) for a teacher who is assigned a secondary school level mathematics course, abachelor's degree major, master's degree, or doctoral degree in mathematics; and
(ii) for a teacher who is assigned a grade 7 or 8 integrated science course, chemistrycourse, or physics course, a bachelor's degree major, master's degree, or doctoral degree in:
(I) integrated science;
(II) chemistry;
(III) physics;
(IV) physical science; or
(V) general science.
(2) (a) Subject to future budget constraints, the Legislature shall annually appropriatemoney to the Teacher Salary Supplement Restricted Account established in Section 53A-17a-157to fund the Teacher Salary Supplement Program.
(b) Money appropriated for the Teacher Salary Supplement Program shall include moneyfor the following employer-paid benefits:
(i) retirement;
(ii) workers' compensation;
(iii) Social Security; and
(iv) Medicare.
(3) (a) Beginning in fiscal year 2008-09, the annual salary supplement is $4,100 for aneligible teacher who:
(i) is assigned full-time to teach one or more courses listed in Subsections (1)(a)(i)(A)through (D); and
(ii) meets the requirements of Subsections (1)(a)(ii) and (iii) for each course assignment.
(b) An eligible teacher who has a part-time assignment to teach one or more courseslisted in Subsections (1)(a)(i)(A) through (D) shall receive a partial salary supplement based onthe number of hours worked in a course assignment that meets the requirements of Subsections(1)(a)(ii) and (iii).
(4) The Department of Human Resource Management shall:
(a) create an on-line application system for a teacher to apply to receive a salarysupplement through the Teacher Salary Supplement Program;
(b) determine if a teacher:
(i) is an eligible teacher; and


(ii) has a course assignment as listed in Subsections (1)(a)(i)(A) through (D);
(c) verify, as needed, the determinations made under Subsection (4)(b) with schooldistrict and school administrators; and
(d) certify a list of eligible teachers and the amount of their salary supplement, sorted byschool district and charter school, to the Division of Finance.
(5) (a) An eligible teacher shall apply with the Department of Human ResourceManagement prior to the conclusion of a school year to receive the salary supplement authorizedin this section.
(b) An eligible teacher may apply with the Department of Human ResourceManagement, after verification that the requirements under this section have been satisfied, toreceive a salary supplement after the completion of:
(i) the school year as an annual award; or
(ii) a semester or trimester as a partial award based on the portion of the school year thathas been completed.
(6) (a) The Division of Finance shall distribute money from the Teacher SalarySupplement Restricted Account to school districts and charter schools for the Teacher SalarySupplement Program in accordance with the provisions of this section.
(b) The Department of Human Resource Management shall include the employer-paidbenefits described under Subsection (2)(b) in the amount of each salary supplement certified tothe Division of Finance.
(c) The employer-paid benefits described under Subsection (2)(b) are an addition to thesalary supplement limits described under Subsection (3).
(7) (a) Money received from the Teacher Salary Supplement Restricted Account shall beused by a school district or charter school to provide a salary supplement equal to the amountspecified for each eligible teacher.
(b) The salary supplement is part of the teacher's base pay, subject to the teacher'squalification as an eligible teacher every year, semester, or trimester.
(8) The State Board of Education shall cooperate with the Department of HumanResource Management as it administers the Teacher Salary Supplement Program by:
(a) providing or verifying teacher data, as requested; and
(b) making information technology resources available.
(9) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, if the appropriation for the program isinsufficient to cover the costs associated with salary supplements, the Department of HumanResource Management may limit or reduce the salary supplements.

Enacted by Chapter 397, 2008 General Session

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