Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools won a five-year Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grant that began in the 2007-2008 school year; the program was given the name “Leadership for Educators’ Advanced Performance” (LEAP). To support this important initiative, CMS is partnering with Community Training and Assistance Center (CTAC), a national leader in the field of performance-based compensation system development and evaluation.
The TIF-LEAP initiative worked with 20 of the district's highest need schools to pilot a performance-based compensation system. The specific goals were to:
In the 2011-2012 school year, TIF-LEAP worked with 3 High Schools, 2 Middle Schools, 3 Pre-K-8 Schools, and 3 Elementary schools. Program efforts concentrated on 3 areas:
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