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Budget & Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting

Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Board Approved Budget

2018-19 Board Approved Budget

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Board Approved Budget

2017-18 Board Approved Budget
2017-18 Board Approved Amended Budget (First)
2017-18 Board Approved Amended Budget (Second)
2017-18 Board Approved Amended Budget (Third)
2017-18 Board Approved Amended Budget (Fourth)

Personnel Expenditures

2016-17 Personnel Expenditures

Current Operating Expenditures

2016-17 Operating Expenditures

Educational Service Provider Transparency Reports

Current Bargaining Agreements

Our staff does not currently work under Bargaining Agreements

Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans

Because our staff is hired through a third-party vendor, we currently do not sponsor health care plans for our staff

Audited Financial Statements

2016-17 Audited Financial Report

Medical Benefit Plan Bids

Because our staff is hired through a third-party vendor, we have no medical benefit plan bids

Procurement Policy 

Current Procurement Policy

Expense Reimbursement Policy

Current Expense Reimbursement Policy

Statement of Reimbursed Expenses 

2016-17 Reimbursed Expenses

Employee Compensation Information

Employee Compensation for Calendar Year 2016

District Paid Association Dues

2016-17 District Paid Association Dues

District Paid Lobbying Costs

There were no district paid lobbying costs for 2016-2017

Approved Deficit Elimination Plan

The district has not incurred a deficit

District Credit Card Information

The district does not have district credit cards

District Paid Out-of-State Travel Information

There was no travel to report in 2016-17

Educator Evaluation Systems Postings and Assurances

Research Base

Identity and Qualifications of Author

Evidence of Reliability, Validity & Efficacy

Evaluation Framework & Rubric 

Observation & Evaluation Process

  • Evaluators conduct walk-through, informal and/or formal observations during the school year that include lesson plan review, identification of state curriculum standards used and assessment of student engagement
  • The iObservation system is used for collection of evidence
  • Conferences are held using iObservation, in person, and/or through the use of other web-based applications.  Performance ratings and improvement plans are developed according to the Marzano Teacher, Instructional Support, School Leader or District Leader Evaluation models, as appropriate, and/or the iObservation system and Board of Education Policies relating to staff evaluation.   

Evaluator & Observer Training Plan

  • TBAISD iObservation:
    • ​​​​Domain I Framework, Protocols, Inter-Rater Reliability Scoring and Feedback
    • iObservation
    • Domains II, III, IV Creating Units of Instruction
    • Supervision and Feedback
    • Deliberate Practice
    • Observing for College and Career Readiness Standards
    • Leadership Academy

Annual Education Report

2016-17 Annual Education Report

School Improvement Plan

Contact Jim Coneset, superintendent, with questions about our School Improvement Plan