FY 2017 Budget Approved by School Board
The School Board adopted the FY 2017 Approved Budget which includes a step increment for all eligible employees and a one percent market scale adjustment for all employees. The FY 2017 Approved Budget also includes an additional $40 million investment to improve teacher salaries based on the market analysis findings completed for the Compensation Study.
All eligible teacher and instructional assistant scale employees receive step increases at the beginning of their contract.
All eligible unified scale employees receive step increases on their anniversary date.
Employees can find their anniversary date in UConnect - Employee Service - My Job - Next Anniversary Date.
The FY17 salary scales can be found at http://www.fcps.edu/hr/salary/salaryscales.shtml.
Sean McDonald Named Director of Talent & Acquisition Management
Congratulations to Sean McDonald who was chosen as the new Director of Talent & Acquisition Management (TAM) in the Department of Human Resources. Sean had previously served as the TAM Interim Director and prior to that, was the Coordinator for Instructional Hiring within TAM.
Excellence Award Winners Recognized
The 2016 Excellence Awards recepients were recognized at a special ceremony that was held on May 5th. Click here to see this year's winners, honorable mentions, photos from the evening, and the event program.
FCPS Honors Awards Gala to Be Held June 8; Award Finalists Announced
FCPS rolls out the red carpet to honor outstanding achievers at the annual FCPS Honors employee awards gala on June 8 at the George Mason University Center for the Arts. This event honors all the nominees for Outstanding First-Year Teacher, Outstanding Teacher, Outstanding Hourly Employee, Outstanding Support Employee, Outstanding Leader, Outstanding First-Year Principal, and Outstanding Principal.
Corey Thornblad, Social Studies Teacher at Kilmer Middle School has already been announced as the 2016 Outstanding Teacher, and Justine Klena of Herndon Middle School has been announced as the 2016 Outstanding Principal.
By recruiting, developing, recognizing, and retaining outstanding employees, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is committed to building a world-class workforce dedicated to educational excellence.
TAM is dedicated to selecting and hiring an outstanding and diverse workforce committed to fostering educational excellence. This includes handling the recruitment and hiring for each FCPS position. Employment also ensures all teachers maintain appropriate licensure.
EER ensures the equitable administration of applicable federal, state, and FCPS regulations and laws impacting the FCPS community. It fosters positive relationships between the school system and its employees, advisory councils, and certified organizations. EER administers the employee evaluation, grievance, and appeal processes; mediates and investigates staff, student, and community complaints of discrimination while also processing requests for medical and religious accommodation. It facilitates compliance with legal requirements associated with Title IX and the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
OBS is responsible for employee insurance programs including medical, dental, life and long-term care; flexible spending accounts; tax-deferred retirement savings programs; and coordination with retirement agencies; and organizing employee wellness programming. The Disability and Leaves unit oversees the Integrated Disability Management program.
HRBS supports the FCPS workforce and the effective operation of the Department of Human Resources. This includes conducting new employee onboarding, fielding HR-related inquiries, administering a robust employee recognition and awards program, overseeing retention initiatives, and supporting employee communications efforts. Business Services also develops and manages the department’s fiscal and technology resources.
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The School Board approved the FY 2016 approved budget which includes a .62 percent cost of living adjustment and step increments. All eligible teacher and instructional assistant scale employees receive step increases at the beginning of their contract. All eligible unified scale employees receive step increases on their anniversary date. Employees can find their anniversary date in UConnect: under the My Job tab, “Next Anniversary Date”. Click here to see the salary scales for FY 2016.
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R Chace Ramey
Department of Human Resources
Gatehouse Administration Center
8115 Gatehouse Road, Suite 2500
Falls Church, Virginia 22042
May 27, 2016