Print 3 districts raise teacher salaries
Written by Jeff Wood   
Saturday, 19 May 2012 00:00

Teachers and staff in the Clarkdale-Jerome, Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union High school districts will receive pay increases for the 2012-2013 school year.

Mingus Union High School District Superintendent Tim Foist speaks at a joint school district meeting with Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District Superintendent Barbara U'Ren, left, on May 1. Both school districts and the Clarkdale-Jerome School District will give teachers raises for the upcoming school year.COCSD and MUHSD approved increases in teacher pay during board meetings which took place on May 8 and May 10 respectively, during Teacher Appreciation week. The CJSD board approved pay increases a month earlier, during an April 10 meeting.

For teachers and nonteaching staff at CJSD and COCSD, the increases are the first bump in base salaries since the 2008-2009 school year.

For the full story, see the Wednesday, May 16, edition of the Cottonwood Journal Extra.