CHAPTER 409

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS 1305 (a), 1308 (a) (b), 1309 (a), 1310 (a), 1311 (a), 1314 (a) (b) (c) AND 1322 (a), CHAPTER 13, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO STATE SUPPORTED SALARY SCHEDULES FOR SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AND MAKING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 1305 (a), Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

§ 1305. Basic salary schedule for teachers, principals, superintendents, and other administrative employees

(a) All employees who hold appropriate certificates and whose salaries are paid for 10 months per year, shall receive annual salaries in accordance with the following schedule:

Bachelor's Mast.

Degree Degree

Plus 30 Plus 30 Doctor's

Yrs. of No Bach Graduate Mast. Graduate Degree or

Expernc. Degree Degree Credits Degree Credits Equivalent

0

4,600

5,000

5,600

5,800

6,200

6,600

1

4,800

5,200

5,800

6,000

6,400

6,800

2

5,000

5,400

6,000

6,200

6,600

7,000

3

5,200

5,600

6,200

6,400

6,800

7,200

4

5,400

5,800

6,400

6,600

7,000

7,400

5

5,600

6,000

6,600

6,800

7,200

7,600

6

5,800

6,200

6,800

7,000

7,400

7,800

7

6,000

6,400

7,000

7,200

7,600

8,000

8

6,200

6,600

7,200

7,400

7,800

8,200

9

6,400

6,800

7,400

7,600

8,000

8,400

10

6,600

7,000

7,600

7,800

8,200

8,600

§ 1308. Salary schedules for certified secretaries and senior secretaries

(a) Certified Secretaries

The certified secretary in each school district and certified secretaries in the employ of the State Board of Education and the Board of Public Education of the City of Wilmington having the qualifications required by the certifying board and who work and are paid for 12 months per year shall be paid

Years of Experience

Rate

0

$4,000

1

4,200

2

4,400

3

4,600

4

4,800

5

5,000

6

5,200

7

5,400

8

5,600

9

5,800

10

6,000

(b) Senior Secretaries

Senior Secretaries having the qualifications required by the certifying board and who work and are paid 12 months per year shall be paid in accordance with the following schedule:

Years of Experience

Rate

0

$3,900

1

4,100

2

4,300

3

4,500

4

4,700

5

4,900

6

5,100

Section 3. § 1309 (a), Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows :

§ 1309. Salary schedule for secretaries

(a) Secretaries having the qualifications required by the certifying board and who work and are paid for 12 months per year shall be paid in accordance with the following schedule:

Years of Experience

Rate

0

$3,600

1

3,800

2

4,000

3

4,200

4

4,400

5

4,600

6

4,800

Section 4. § 1310 (a), Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows :

§ 1310. Salary schedule for nurses

(a) All nurses who hold appropriate certificates and whose salaries are paid 10 months per year shall receive annual salaries in accordance with the following schedule:

Years of Experience

Reg. Nurse with Prov. Certificate No Degree

Reg. Nurse with Regular Certificate

No Degree

Certified Nurse

with Bachelor
Degree

Certified Nurse

with Master's

Degree or Bachelor's Degrees plus 30 Graduate credits

0

$3,800

$4,000

$4,400

$5,000

1

4,000

4,200

4,600

5,200

2

4,200

4,400

4,800

5,400

3

4,400

4,600

5,000

5,600

4

4,600

4,800

5,200

5,800

5

4,800

5,000

5,400

6,000

6

5,000

5,200

5,600

6,200

7

5,200

5,400

5,800

6,400

8

5,400

5,600

6,000

6,600

9

5,600

5,800

6,200

6,800

10

5,800

6,000

6,400

7,000

Section 5. § 1311 (a), Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

§ 1311. Salary schedule for school custodians

(a) Custodians who have the qualifications required by the certifying board and who work and are paid for 12 months per year shall be paid in accordance with the following schedule:

Years of Experience

Custodian

Custodian- Fireman

Fireman

Chief Custodian

Sidgs, and Grounds Supervisor

0

$3,800

$4,000

$4,100

$4,500

$5,200

1

3,950

4,150

4,250

4,650

5,400

2

4,100

4,300

4,400

4,800

5,600

3

4,250

4,450

4,550

4,950

5,800

4

4,400

4,600

4,700

5,100

6,000

Section 6. § 1314, Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

§ 1314. Limitations on salary increases and decreases

(a) The salary paid from State funds to any person employed on June 30, 1966 in any position covered by this Chapter shall not be increased by more than $200 during the school year 1966-67 by reason of the application of any salary schedule contained in this act. Further provided that any person receiving an annual increment for the school year 1966-67 or any other increase as previously provided for the school year 196667 exclusive of an increase due to a change in professional training by the application of salary schedules covered in this chapter in effect prior to July 1, 1966, shall not also receive an increase because of the passage of this Act.

For the school year 1967-68 the salary paid from State funds to any person covered by this Chapter shall not be increased by more than the amount required to place all salary schedules covered by this Chapter in full effect, nor shall the amount of any salary paid from State funds exceed the amount provided in the appropriate salary schedule. Upon request of the Auditor, Budget Director or State Board of Education, each school board shall certify that the salary schedules as authorized in this chapter and rules and regulations of the State

Board of Education or the Board of Public Education in the City of Wilmington, as the case may be, are being fully complied with.

(b) The salary paid from State funds to any person covered by this Chapter employed on June 30, 1966, shall not be reduced by reason of the application of any salary schedule contained in this Chapter, except in the case of a change in classification.

(c) The salary paid from State funds to any person covered by this Chapter employed after June 30, 1966, shall not be greater than that which he would receive had he been employed on June 30, 1966.

Section 7. § 1322 (a), Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

§ 1322. Salary schedule for school lunch employees

(a) School lunch managers who have the qualification required by the certifying board and work on a program of at least seven hours per day for each school day of the 10 month school year shall receive annual salaries in accordance with the following schedule:

           

0

$2,900

$3,200

$3,500

$4,400

$4,800

1

3,050

3,350

3,650

4,550

5,000

2

3,200

3,500

3,800

4,700

5,200

3

3,350

3,650

3,950

4,850

5,400

4

3,500

3,800

4,100

5,000

5,600

5

3,650

3,950

4,250

5,150

5,800

6

3,800

4,100

4,400

5,300

6,000

7

3,950

4,250

4,550

5,450

6,200

8

4,100

4,400

4,700

5,600

6,400

9

     

5,750

6,600

     

10

     

5,900

6,800

Salaries provided for in this schedule shall be paid to the lunch manager who is manager of a single lunch room or the lunch rooms in a single building except in the case of the certified Supervisory Manager who shall have four or more units.

Section 8. To carry out the provisions of this Act, there is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Education the sum of $640,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1966 and ending June 30, 1967.

Section 9. This Act is a supplementary appropriation act and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of any moneys in the General Fund of the State of Delaware not otherwise appropriated.

Section 10. This Act shall become effective July 1, 1966.

Approved June 27, 1966.