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Teacher Incentive Plan

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Jefferson ISD offers an opportunity to earn TEA recognized designations, Recognized, Exemplary, and Master, in a small hometown environment. Once earned, the designation is good for 5 years across the state.

At JISD, Recognized teachers can earn $6,000-$8,000 additional per year, Exemplary teachers can earn $11,000-$14,000 additional per year, and Master teachers can earn $23,000-$26,000 additional per year.

For more information on Jefferson’s Teacher Incentive Allotment, view the information below OR contact Lynn Phillips at For general information on Teacher Incentive Allotment, please visit the TIA website. There you can view the funding map as well as several other helpful resources.


TIA Guidebook

TIA Payment Plan for JISD

T-TESS Rubric

Survery 3-5

Survey 6-12