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Kentucky School Boards Association
Summit on Enriching Teaching
Enabling School Boards To Be Catalysts for Change

Keynote Presentation

streaming video A Pioneering Statewide Effort To Improve Teacher Compensation

Rep. Betty Grundberg
Iowa House of Representatives

Margaret Buckton
Director of Government Relations, Iowa School Boards Association

In the spring of 2001, on the heels of two studies of teacher compensation, the Iowa state legislature approved a plan that will provide advancement in career status and pay for teachers who acquire and demonstrate significant knowledge and skills. In this session, Grundberg and Buckton share the details of the Iowa plan and some of the challenges encountered in the development of this major legislative initiative.

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This video coverage is provided by KET by arrangement with the Kentucky School Boards Association. Opinions expressed by conference speakers are their own.

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