Teacher Incentive Allotment Overview
Recognition and Reward for Excellence in Teaching
The Texas Legislature created the Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA) as part of House Bill 3 to provide a realistic pathway for top-performing teachers to earn higher salaries and help retain and attract highly effective teachers.
Coldspring-Oakhurst CISD is part of Cohort F and submitted our initial TIA application in April 2023. COCISD worked with a committee to develop the local designation system application approved by the Texas Education Agency.
COCISD will spend the 2023-2024 school year gathering teacher performance and student growth data to submit to Texas Tech University in Fall 2024 for the teaching assignments in Phase 1. By Spring 2025, TEA will notify COCISD of system approval for final designations and allotments. By August 2025, funds will be issued to eligible teachers who earned a designation. The next phase of teaching assignments, Phase 2, will work during the 2023-24 school year on developing their student growth measures with the intent to apply again in April 2024. We will expand or modify our system each year to ensure each teacher has a pathway toward a potential designation. COCISD will capture teacher performance and student growth data each year to submit the following year.
The exact amount of increased compensation available to each teacher is dependent on a formula determined at the state level, which also takes into account the number of economically disadvantaged students. You can learn more at tiatexas.org.