Bonus program for teachers in critical shortage fields: “The district offers one-time bonuses of $5,000 for new hires who have certification in a critical shortage field, and a $1,000 bonus for current teachers who obtain a certificate in a critical shortage area.” News-Herald, March 10, 2017
Jacksonville Teacher Residency Program: “Accepted grad students train under a mentor to specifically teach math and science to the economically-challenged students in Duval County Public Schools. The fellowship starts this summer and lasts a year.
During that year, the students earn a $20,000 living stipend and when they graduate and are hired into a teaching position at one of the Duval County Public Schools. They receive an additional $10,000 salary supplement a year for their first four years of teaching.” UNF Spinnaker, April 25, 2017 Also, see this essay by participant and FSU physics grad Connor Oswald.
Carver Middle School bonus program: “Experienced teachers can earn extra pay totaling $70,000 over the next three years as part of a district effort to lure them to struggling Carver Middle School. The district already has received more than 100 applications from teachers who want to work at F-rated Carver next year — an “unheard-of” number, Superintendent Barbara Jenkins said Friday.” Orlando Sentinel, May 12, 2017