CHAPTER 143

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SALARY SCHEDULES FOR SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.

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

Section 1. Section 1305(a), Title 14, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking the salary schedule contained therein and by inserting in lieu thereof a new salary schedule to read as follows:

Bach Mast.

Degree Degree

Plus 30 Plus 30 Doctor's

Yrs. of No Bach. Grad. Mast. Grad. Degree or

Expernc. Degree Degree Credits Degree Credits Equivalent

0

5,200

5,600

6,200

6,400

7,000

7,400

1

5,400

5,800

6,400

6,600

7,200

7,600

2

5,600

6,000

6,600

6,800

7,400

7,800

3

5,800

6,200

6,800

7,000

7,600

8,000

4

6,000

6,400

7,000

7,200

7,800

8,200

5

6,200

6,600

7,200

7,400

8,000

8,400

6

6,400

6,800

7,400

7,600

8,200

8,600

7

6,600

7,000

7,600

7,800

8,400

8,800

8

6,800

7,200

7,800

8,000

8,600

9,000

9

7,000

7,400

8,000

8,200

8,800

9,200

10

7,200

7,600

8,200

8,400

9,000

9,400

Section 2. Chapter 13, Title 14, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking out all of Sections 1308 and 1309 and substituting in lieu thereof a new Section 1308 to read as follows :

§1308. Salary schedules for certified secretaries, senior secretaries, secretaries and clerks.

(a) Each certified secretary, senior secretary, secretary and clerk having the qualifications required by the certifying board and who works and is paid for 12 months per year shall be paid in accordance with the following schedule:

Years of Certified Senior

Experience Secretaries Secretaries Secretaries

Clerks

0

4,400

4,300

4,000

3,200

1

4,600

4,500

4,200

3,400

2

4,800

4,700

4,400

3,600

3

5,000

4,900

4,600

3,800

4

5,200

5,100

4,800

4,000

5

5,400

5,300

5,000

4,200

6

5,600

5,500

5,200

 

7

5,800

     

8

6,000

     

9

6,200

     

10

6,400

     

(b) One-twelfth of the salary rate set forth under subsection (a) of this section shall be deducted for each month that the employee is not employed.

(c) These same classifications and pay rates shall apply to the State Board of Education and the State Board for Vocational Education.

(d) At least 25% of the positions provided in each school district and in State Board of Education and in the State Board for Vocational Education with pay rates set forth in this section shall be classified as "clerks" as nearly as is mathematically possible and without reduction in classification for personnel employed on or before the effective date of this Act in accordance with regulations established by the State Board of Education.

Section 3. Sections 1310 (a), 1311 (a), 1322 (a) and 1324(b) , Title 14, Delaware Code, are hereby amended by striking out all the salary figures contained therein and by substituting in lieu thereof new salary figures $400 higher in each case.

Section 4. §1301, Title 14, Delaware Code is amended by adding thereto a new paragraph to read :

In interpreting the salary, the salary schedule set forth in subsection 1305 (a) of this title', in the case of trades and industry teachers-"bachelors degree" means 2 years of college or technical training plus 6 years trade experience;

"Bachelor's degree plus 30 graduate credits" means 3 years of college or technical training plus 6 years of trade experience ; "master's degree" means a bachelor's degree plus 6 years of trade experience or a bachelor's degree plus 30 graduate credits plus 4 years of trade experience.

Section 5. The provisions of this Act shall become effective July 1, 1968.

Approved November 22, 1967.