Salary Step Increases Could Return For PGCPS Employee’s

This morning interim Prince George’s County School’s CEO Dr. Monica Goldson is set to propose bringing back salary step increases for public school employee.

This mornings announcement which is set for 11 this morning at Barack Obama Elementary School, 12700 Brooke Lane in Upper Marlboro. She will be joined by Dr. Alvin Thornton, Prince George’s County Board of Education Chair.

In 2018, Dr. Goldson commissioned a Compensation Restoration Task Force to study the cost and impact of restoring the salary freeze. The actual final repot is due later this month. Currently, the school system is in contract talks with the Prince George’s County Educators’ Association. Last week a new two year deal with the Association of Supervisory and Administrative School Personnel was ratified.

Prince George’s County Schools are the second largest school system in the county and the 25th largest school district in the country. There are 134,000 students and 207 schools and center in the county. In addition to that there are almost 19,000 employee’s.

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