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Charlotte-Mecklenburg STAR Program
North Carolina : Charlotte-Mecklenburg STAR Program -District Level
Program Statistics
Name and Level STAR Program - Successful Teacher Administrator Reward

The STAR Program is one of several district level incentive programs for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina. It offers financial reward program to teachers who teach in FOCUS schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district.

Status STAR Program

The STAR program is one of 35 incentive programs which have been funded to attract administrators and other instructional personnel to targeted schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district.

Program Description STAR Program

The STAR program offers financial awards for outstanding student achievement at the individual level in FOCUS schools.

Other Programs ABCs, Guilford Mission Possible, Charlotte-Mecklenburg High School Challenge EOC Retention Program and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Performance-Based Pay Pilot
Hard-to-Staff, High Needs, At-Risk Component
Program Target Components
  • Hard to staff school
  • High poverty / high needs schools
  • Description of Component STAR Program

    FOCUS Schools in Charlotte-Mecklenburg are schools where children need individual attention and extra support.

    Incentive Structure
    Compensation Structure STAR Program

    Teachers employed full time at one or a combination of FOCUS schools, who have an EOG, EOC, K- 2 Assessment, EC (NCCLAS, NCEXTEND2, or NCAAP) or Writing 10 achievement measure. The STAR Bonus is tied to high academic change or achievement levels on these test measures.

    Incentives STAR Program

    Teachers may receive a maximum of $1400. Principals and Assistant Principals may receive up to $5000.

    Incentive Recipients STAR Program

    • Principals and Assistant Principals
    • Teachers of record in areas of instructional responsibility resulting in the following areas of testing/assessment: EOG, EOC, K-2 Assessment, Writing 10 or EC (NCCLAS, NCAAP or NCEXTEND2)
    • EC teachers that co-teach in an EOC or EOG subject full time with a regular education teacher
    • Literacy Facilitators if students in the school meet the High Academic Change standard on the Reading EOG.
    • Math Facilitators if students in the school meet the High Academic Change standard on the Math EOC
    • Team Teachers
    • EC Inclusion Teachers
    • Teachers, Principals and Assistant Principals must be assigned to a participating school by October 2, 2006, and continue 100% employment in one or a combination of the participating schools to the end of the 2006-2007 school year.
    Methods of Evaluation
    Method of Evaluation STAR Program

    No information found.

    Stakeholder Involvement
    Teachers and Teacher's Unions STAR Program

    No information found.

    Other Stakeholders STAR Program

    No information found.

    Program Funding
    Cost STAR Program

    No information found.

    Funding STAR Program

    No information found.

    Results and Outcomes
    Results and Outcomes STAR Program

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