Information on raises for the 2017-2018 school year

At the Dec. 13, 2016 board meeting, the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board approved employee raises for the 2017-2018 school year. Employees will see the raise next school year when they will be advanced one step on their assigned salary schedule. Classified employees can expect a 1% raise through their step increase. This increase may be in addition to any pay increase and/or step increase subsequently agreed to during further negotiations for the 2017-2018 school year. More information >>

301 Pay for Performance Plan amendment: Important information for former eligible employees

If you worked for Tucson Unified School District during the 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015 or 2015-2016 school years and were eligible for a Fund 12 payment under the applicable 301 Pay for Performance Plan, then you can now be hired and placed into a classroom teacher position, subject to district hiring policies and procedures, and you can participate in the 301 Pay for Performance Plan for 2016-2017. More information >>

FAQ on Raises, August 26, 2016

Please read the FAQ from Human Resources/Employee Relations for more information about the 2016-2017 raises for TEA Consensus Agreement Employees. Read the FAQ here >> (in PDF).

Dual Language Incentive for the 2016-2017 School Year

Tucson Unified School District will pay a Dual-Language Recruitment and Retention Incentive Stipend of $2500 that will be available to new-to-the-District incoming certified teachers and to certified teachers who currently work for the District that meet the following criteria:

  • The teacher must work for the District full-time in a dual-language classroom
  • The teacher must have a Teaching Certificate with Spanish bilingual endorsement from the Arizona Department of Education

The stipend will be prorated based on the hiring date. Qualified recipients who are working for the District at the end of the Fall Semester will receive $1250 at the first pay period in January 2017. Qualified recipients who are working for the District at the completion of their 2016-2017 contract will receive $1250 in the last paycheck for the 2016-2017 contract year.

Work Calendar

The Work Calendar includes start and end dates for classified, certified, food service, transportation, and school safety employees.

Work Calendar for 2016-2017 (in PDF) | Holiday Calendar for 2016-2017 (in PDF)

2016-2017 Contracts

See the 2016-2017 Contract Page for instructions on accepting your 2016-2017 contracts through iVisions! You can also find a video and FAQ there.

Fingerprinting and Recertification Schedule

Are you planning on retiring or separating?

The "intent to retire" form is now called "Intent to Separate." The form can be found at http://www.tusd1.org/tusdforms/documents/HR1005IntentToSeparate.pdf or on the HR Department intranet site under "HR Forms". Please do not use an older version, as it does not have the same fields and information. There is also an FAQ on the second page of the form to help answer some of your questions about separating from the District.

Notification deadlines and more information >>

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin. This policy will prevail in all matters concerning Governing Board, District employees, students, the public, educational programs and services, and individuals with whom the Board does business.

La igualdad de oportunidades de empleo
El Distrito Escolar unificado de Tucson está comprometido a una política no discriminatoria basada en discapacidad, raza, color, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, identidad o expresión de género, edad u origen nacional. Esta política prevalecerá en todos los asuntos relativos a la Mesa Directiva, los empleados del Distrito, estudiantes, el público, los servicios y programas educativos y las personas con las que la Mesa Directiva realiza negocios.

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