Teacher Incentive Allotment



外国成人视频House Bill 3 (HB 3), passed by the 86th Texas Legislature in June of 2019, established an optional Teacher Incentive Allotment with a stated goal of a six-figure salary for teachers who prioritize teaching in high needs areas and rural district campuses.


Overall Information

Local Designation System information

  Cohort A

Cohort B

Cohort C Cohort D
System ApplicationA Posted with Additional Guidance March 23, 2020 March 23, 2020 March 23, 2020 November 1, 2020
System Application due to TEA (no fee required for submission) April 15, 2020 July 31, 2020 May 15, 2020 April 1, 2021
FAQs posted bi-weekly until July 31, 2020 – submit questions to tia@18hsm.com TBD
System Application Result Notification May 1, 2020 August 28, 2020 August 15, 2020 June 1, 2021
Data ReviewB due to Texas Tech University (fee required for submissionC) May 15, 2020  October 30, 2020 November 1, 2021 November 15, 2022
Final Approval Notification August 1, 2020 February 2021 February 2022 February 2023
Initial Payout with Reimbursements of data processing fee for approved systemsD September 30, 2020 September 2021 or September 2022 September 2022 or September 2023 September 2023 or September 2024

AThe system application will be a district’s qualitative description of the local designation system including the teacher observation component, the student growth component, the local designation planning process, responses to the teacher survey, and communication, spending, and district long-term support plans
BThe data review will review alignment data between teacher observation ratings and student performance ratings, alignment between student performance ratings and value-add ratings for applicable teachers, review data validity by appraiser/rater, by campus, across campuses in a district, and by teaching assignment, and will compare district data to state data by comparing the percentage of teachers a district puts forth for designation to overall district performance
CTEA requires a data processing fee per teacher designation
DDistricts may choose to begin their designations the schoolyear in which they are approved or the schoolyear after


TIA Regional Convenings

The supporting documents and recordings below were shared at the TIA regional convening sessions in February and March. These resources may be used for reference or with district staff as they develop a local designation system. Please note that several documents have been updated since the February regional convenings.

Recordings of the regional convening sessions can be found below.

Other Resources

Districts Submitting an LOI for TIA

A list of districts that expressed interest in developing a local designation system through the online submission of a letter of intent will be posted on March 23rd.  The letter of intent was an initial, non-binding expression of interest in TIA.  This is not a pre-requisite for applying for TIA, does not represent final cohort status, and does not require previous stakeholder engagement.  Cohorts are subject to change.  

National Board 

-certified teachers may be eligible to earn a Recognized designation under TIA. More information regarding National Board certification and fee reimbursements through the Teacher Incentive Allotment will be released in March 2020.