Teachers, administrators, and students at Southeast Polk Schools Monday sang the praises of Iowa’s new Teacher Leadership and Compensation program, known as TLC.
Teachers get paid more when they take on leadership roles to help other teachers.
Madison Fontana teaches second grade. She’s in her second year of teaching and she says she’s getting more help this year :
“ It’s been a huge support system for new teachers,” Fontana says. “We have someone to go to whether it be the instructional coaches or the model teachers.”