MISD TIA Compensation
The District has a clear, written plan to abide by the spending requirements in TEC 48.112, including spending at least 90% of the TIA funds awarded to the district on teacher compensation on the campus where the designated teacher works, a maximum of 10% of the district’s allotment on implementing TIA and/or supporting teachers in earning designations.
Frequency of Compensation
TIA compensation is an annual allotment provided by the State and subject to availability of state funding allocations. TIA compensation must be distributed toward teacher compensation. on the campus where a teacher is designation.
TIA-designated teachers will receive TIA compensation annually based on their TIA designation and TIA State funding for their campus of assignment at the Winter snapshot date.
Compensation will be distributed prior to August 31.
TIA compensation amounts will be included in the annual wages reported to the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) and will be used when calculating retirement benefits.
TIA compensation stipends will be eligible for use when calculating retirement benefits for TRS-eligible staff. Employees are responsible to pay both the employee and employer benefit and tax costs in excess of what TIA funding covers. Actual TIA compensation amounts distributed will include deductions for federal income tax, Medicare tax, and TRS contributions as part of an employee's annual wages reported to the state and federal governments, as well as the Teacher Retirement System (TRS).
Refer to the Midlothian ISD Employee Compensation Handbook for more information.