New Salary Lanes

Masters +45 and Masters +75

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Dear Unit A Employees:


In accordance with the Unit A Collective Bargaining Agreement, effective the 2020-2021 school year, two new lanes will be added: Masters +45 (M+45) and Masters +75 (M+75) to the Unit A Salary Schedule.

Masters +45

Effective the 2020-2021 school year, employees on the Masters +30 schedule may progress to the Masters +45 schedule upon submission of evidence that fifteen (15) semester hours of credit from an institution accredited by the United States Department of Education or Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education have been satisfactorily completed after having reached the Masters +30 Level.


Beginning today, March 18, 2020, you will be able to submit for the Masters +45 lane movement via TalentEd Records. Please note all additional 15 credits must have been obtained from an institution accredited by the United States Department of Education or Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education AND had to be obtained AFTER you reached Masters +30.

Masters +75

Effective the 2020-2021 school year, employees on the Masters +60 schedule may progress to the Masters +75 schedule upon submission of evidence that fifteen (15) semester hours of credit from an institution accredited by the United States Department of Education or Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education have been satisfactorily completed after having reached the Masters +60 Level.


Beginning today, March 18, 2020, you will be able to submit for the Masters +75 lane movement via TalentEd Records. Please note all additional 15 credits must have been obtained from an institution accredited by the United States Department of Education or Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education AND had to be obtained AFTER you reached Masters +60.

How to Apply:

Complete the following steps:

1. Go into TalentEd Records

2. Click on “Lane Change Form”
3. Follow directions and attach ALL of your transcripts.

4. Press “Submit”


Don't have a scanner at home? The FTA office is open. Please contact Chris Mulroney for more information: 774-279-7080 or ftassoc@gmail.com

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Deadline:

Q: What is the effective date of my lane change?

A: Your new lane will be effective October 1, 2020 if you successfully submit the documentation on before October 1, 2020. If you successfully submit the documentation after October 1, 2020 but before April 1, 2021 of the year in which you seek the lane change, then your new lane will be effective April 1, 2021.

Some relevant FAQs:

Q: What must my transcript or grade report show?

A: You must show ALL of the following:
(1) The name of the institution
(2) Your first and last name
(3) the course name and grade.


Q: What happens if there is a problem with my documentation?
A: When the Office of Human Resources notifies you that there is a problem with your documentation, you will have 5 workdays to resolve the problem and (re)submit the documentation.

Q: If I got my documentation back, what would be the most likely reason(s)?
A: Most likely, your transcript(s) or grade report(s) failed to include one of the following: (a) the name of the institution, (b) your first and last name, and (c) the course name and grade. Another problem could be that you miscounted the number of credits.


Q: When will I hear back from the Office of Human Resources of the status of my lane change?
A: Once the Office of Human Resources verifies your credits, it will provide you with your status within 10 workdays via TalentEd.

Contact Person for Supermax:

For more information or questions please contact Ms. Janine Ablondi at the Office of Human Resources.