BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams and Baltimore County Executive Johnny
Olszewski announced the details of a compensation package for BCPS
employees. The package is the result of ongoing collaboration and discussions
between Olszewski and Williams on how best to provide significant changes in compensation so that the school system
continues to attract and retain high-quality staff.
“Today, I was proud to join partners from Baltimore County Public Schools, the Teacher’s Association of Baltimore County, and Baltimore County Government to announce a $76 million plan to raise teacher pay, including a 3 percent cost-of-living increase, mid-year step increases and a retention bonus for every employee–along with additional bonuses for educators with 30 years in the classroom,” Olszewski said
“I meant it when I said it four years ago, and I mean it now: Education is my top priority. As a former teacher, as a BCPS parent, and as Baltimore County Executive, I will do all I can to help build a world class school system for students, families, and educators. Over the last three years, we have provided historic resources for our schools, with unprecedented funding for school construction and investments in our greatest resource–our teachers.
“Truly, our educators are the greatest partners we have in supporting our children and their education. Together, we will continue to invest in our educators across the board so that we ensure their compensation is among the best in the region.”