VISD Board approves temporary substitute pay rate increases at Stroman

Here is what you need to know about the pay rate increases

VICTORIA, Texas – During Monday’s Special Called Board Meeting, the Victoria ISD Board of Trustees approved a temporary substitute pay rate increase at Stroman Middle School. This increase is an attempt to provide regular and consistent substitute instructional support to the campus.

Beginning Sept. 1, 2021, substitutes, districtwide, received a pay rate increase as apart of the VISD 2021-22 Employee Compensation Plan. Initially, the VISD Board of Trustees were presented with the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) staffing review at the Dec. 17, 202 board meeting. During the July, 27, 2021 board meeting, the compensation plan was presented and approved by the Board.

District administration requested that the Board consider the new recommendation during Monday’s Special Called Board Meeting. Beginning Jan 4, 2022 through May 26, 2022, substitute pay rates at Stroman will be paid at 150% of the current established rate. ESSER II will fund these pay rate increases.

Substitute Pay Rates

  • Certified (Texas): Currently $104 per day, will be $156
  • Degreed: Currently $84 per day, will be $126
  • HS Diploma/GED/Non-degreed: Currently $78, will be $117 Long-term Substitute Pay Rates
  • Certified (Texas): Currently $ 110, will be $165
  • Degreed: Currently $90, will be $135
  • HS Diploma/GED/Non-degreed: Currently $84, will be $126

A long-term substitute works for an extended amount of time for a teacher on leave for various reasons (i.e. maternity, bereavement, extended sick leave). The district considers long-term more than 21 days in the classroom.

Permanent or Floater Substitute Pay Rates

  • Certified: Currently $110, will be $165
  • Degreed: Currently $100, will be $150
  • HS diploma/GED/Non-degreed: Currently $94, will be $141

VISD hires permanent or floater substitutes to work daily at a designated campus(es).

Paraprofessional Substitute Pay Rates

  • Short term: Currently $66, will be $99
  • Long-term: Currently $71, will be $106.50

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