UPDATE: FCPS employees to see pay raise next school year

Monday, the Fayette County Board of Education met to discuss the 2022-2023 salary schedule

UPDATE (6/14/22) – Fayette County teachers are getting a pay raise. The Board of Education voted on Monday to give a three percent salary increase to all employees for the upcoming school year.

The board says employees will also receive the regular one point five-percent average step increase.

Board Chair Tyler Murphy says the increase is to make sure that they are investing into the staff so the kids can have a great learning environment.

“The Fayette County Board of Education has committed $26.3 million dollars, nearly eight times that amount to invest in the staff to make our work for students and families possible,” said Murphy.

With the budget going forward the district says about 88% of the projected revenue will be go towards teachers and staff.

ORIGINAL POST (6/13/22)

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) employees will see a pay raise the next school year.

On Monday, the Fayette County Board of Education discussed the 2022-2023 salary schedule. The board decided to move forward with increases.

The Fayette County Education Association sharing the news on social media saying, “With a vote of 4-0, the school board has voted to give a 3% salary increase to all FCPS employees for the 2022-2023 school year. Additionally, employees will receive the 1.5% (average) step increase.”

The board previously asked Superintendent Demetrus Liggins to bring a revised pay structure for consideration to the next meeting. Several people spoke out during the public comment section of the May board meeting. You can read more HERE.

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