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Leon Co. School Board approves bonus for teachers

In a letter Friday afternoon, Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran told Leon County...
In a letter Friday afternoon, Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran told Leon County Schools it is still not in compliance with state law, despite the addition of a parental opt-out option on masks.(WCTV)
Published: May. 23, 2022 at 9:17 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Teachers in the Leon County School District will get a one-time bonus of up to $3,000 paid out by the end of June.

The School Board voting unanimously at its meeting Monday night to approve Superintendent Rocky Hanna’s recommendation to distribute the payments.

The amount is determined on the number of years of experience.

The bonuses start at $1,500 for up to nine years. Teachers with 30 or more will get double that amount.

In total, more than $4 million will be divvied up to nearly 2,300 teachers districtwide.

  • 0-9 YEARS EXPERIENCE: $1,500
  • 10-14: $1,700
  • 15-19: $1,950
  • 20-24: $2,200
  • 25-29: $2,450
  • 30-35: $3,000

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