The ROI of Teacher Compensation and Professional Development

Teachers are the very essence of a school. If school leaders want high-quality programs with substance and measurable results, they need to look no further than investing in their faculty and staff development. The Return on Investment (ROI) for competitive compensation packages and personalized quality professional development ​for teachers is significant.

For example, where faculty and staff paychecks are higher, so are levels of student achievement. Teacher compensation makes a difference in:

  • faculty engagement
  • motivation
  • satisfaction
  • retention
  • and continual personal and professional development

Well-compensated teachers have higher levels of confidence and trust in their school leader and are self-motivated and often self-monitoring to a greater degree regarding their impact on students… [Continue Reading on SchoolRIGHT)


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