Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA) Information and Updates


Friday, June 5, 2020


Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA) Information and Updates


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House Bill (HB) 3 was passed by the 86th Texas Legislature and established district local optional teacher designation systems and the Teacher Incentive Allotment. 

On Friday, June 5th the agency will release designation allotment amounts and approved technical assistant providers on the new TIA website at www.TIATexas.org

2019-2020 Designation Allotment Amounts by Campus 
The list of allotment amounts by campus and designation has been published on www.TIATexas.org and reflects the following: 

Pending rule, the list of rural campuses will include the following: 

  • a campus within a district with fewer than 5,000 enrolled students that is categorized as a rural, non-metropolitan: stable, and non-metropolitan: fast growing district type by the Texas Education Agency (TEA or agency) 
  • a campus within a district with fewer than 5,000 enrolled students categorized as rural by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) 
  • a campus defined in TEC, §48.112(a)(1)(A) and (B) that are categorized as rural by NCES in districts with an enrollment of less than 5,000 

Pending rule, the following campuses will be assigned the school district’s average student point value and rural status: 

  • a campus with less than 20 students 
  • a juvenile justice alternative education program (JJAEP) 
  • a disciplinary alternative education program (DAEP) 
  • a residential facility 

Technical Assistance Providers 
The 2020-2021 list of approved TIA technical assistance providers is included on www.TIATexas.org. The list represents a pre-qualified pool of providers offering technical support to districts participating in the Teacher Incentive Allotment. Districts are not limited to using technical assistance providers from this list. 

Questions and Contact: 
If you have any questions about the upcoming posted documents or general questions, please reach out to the Teacher Incentive Allotment team at tia@tea.texas.gov