Changes to Teacher Salary Qualifications Principles
Deadline for no-cost re-evaluations: January 31, 2020
Please note the following changes to the Teacher Salary Qualifications Board Principles for the Evaluation of Years of Teacher Education for Salary Purposes effective July 1, 2019:
Subsections c) and d) of Principle 2.01, which deals with recognized institutions, have been amended to read
c) recognized by the Ministry of Education in the home country or is listed in the Association of Commonwealth Universities publications, or
d) recognized by the Ministry of Education in the home country or is listed in the International Association of Universities publications, or
If you have been previously denied credit under Principle 2.01.c) d), you may submit a TQS application for re-evaluation at no cost until January 31, 2020. Please make sure to indicate the reason for re-evaluation in section J. Review of the TQS Application Form. Applications for re-evaluation after January 31, 2020, will be accepted subject to the regular fee, as outlined in section F. Application Fee of the TQS Application Guide Book.
It is the responsibility of the teacher to ascertain if changes of principles and their application may affect the evaluation of qualifications for salary purposes.
For more information, please contact TQS at 1-800-232-7208.