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HB 3 established the Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA) to recognize effective teachers on three different levels: Recognized, Exemplary, and Master. These teacher designations generate additional teacher-focused allotment funding for districts in order for them to reward their top performers.
Teachers earn designations through two different routes. First, National Board Certified teachers are eligible to earn a Recognized designation. Second, districts may designate their effective teachers when they are approved for a local teacher designation system. The approval process is multi-step and includes the submission of a system application to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and then a data validation process through Texas Tech University.
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Content - Cohort E Timeline
Data-Capture Year 2022–2023 System Application Posted Nov 1, 2021 System Application Due to TEA (no fee required for submission) Apr, 15 2022 System Application Result Final Notification Aug 15, 2022 Data Review due to Texas Tech University (data processing fee required for each teacher put forth for designation) Nov 1, 2023 Final Approval Notification Late February 2024 Final Designation and Allotment Notification Apr 2024 Approved Districts Receive Initial Payout through the Foundation School Program including Reimbursements Sep 2024 Annual Program Submission for Approved Districts Aug 31 Begins 2024