On 3/20/09, pksped wrote:
> The question is not what you would make with that particular
> licensure; the question is in what school district you hope
> to teach.
> Click this link, and go to the "collective bargaining" link
> on the right hand side. You'll see the master contracts of
> most Ohio public schools and other agencies (though some
> contracts shown aren't the most current ones being used.)
> Pick a couple and look at their salary scales. You can see a
> HUGE discrepancy in salaries depending on location. In every
> district I know of, all certified teachers (preschool - grade
> 12, reg ed and spec ed) are on the same salary scale for
> their district: one year of experience means you get$X, 10
> years means you get $Y. The only variables beyond that are
> hours / degrees of professional development. If I moved one
> district over, I would make $2,000 less per year than I do at
> my current district. If I moved one district over (the other
> direction), I think I could make $2-3,000 more.
> A special ed license will open up more opportunities to land
> a job, but you'll be paid the same as the new reg ed teachers.