Compensation and Benefits

Superintendent presents budget proposal at WJCC School Board meeting

Superintendent Olwen Herron presented her proposed 2018-2019 school year budget and changes to next year’s program of studies at the Williamsburg James County Public Schools School Board meeting on Feb. 20.

Herron said her budget proposal focused on employee compensation and student needs. A three percent increase in teacher’s salaries is included in the budget. Herron said this budget item was created because WJCC currently has the second to lowest teacher salary in the region. This budget item will cost the division a total of $2,976,484.

The budget proposal also includes hiring three more English as Second Language teachers and four special education teachers. In the past...