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Teacher Quality Guidlines

Teacher Quality Money


The TQM Committee has developed the following list of approved TQ activities.


Classes/Conferences may be taken, but these will not be allowed to be used for moving across the salary schedule. This may include registration, seat work, class or conference fees, lodging, and food. ETC. Seat time will not be paid if done during a school day. You are expected to use a school vehicle or you are responsible for mileage (unless a school vehicle is unavailable).

  • Writing curriculum

  • Align curriculum, instruction, and assessment

  • Studying the use of Characteristics of Effective Instruction

  • A book study may be done. You must show how this fits in with the school goals.

  • Working on standards-based report cards

  • Technology classroom management work


  • Other proposals will be considered on an individual basis.


This request should be turned in to the Superintendent for approval by the TQM committee. The TQM committee must approve it before you begin work. The forms for both requesting and submitting payment are found on the St. Ansgar School website.


TQ members.

HS – Laura Larson

MS – Mary Wittenburg

ES – Lynn Brigham

Administration – Michael Crozier, Lynn Baldus, Josh Culberson


Pay Information


  • You can earn up to $1,250 per teacher per year (this is a change for the 2021-2022 school year).

  • Off contract pay for work is $25.00 per hour

  • If a proposal is turned in before May 31 it will go on the current year. If it is turned in after May 31 it will go in the next fiscal year.

  •  All proposals that are approved before May 31 must be turned in for payment by June 30 of the same year or they will not be paid.

  • When a pay sheet is sent in after approval it goes to the board for payment. They need to be turned in by the Wednesday before the board meeting for payment to occur on the second payroll of the month.