Iowa Educators Could See Pay Increase By Clay Masters • Oct 11, 2012 TweetShareGoogle+Email Iowa Department of Education Iowa teachers would see their base pay bump if new recommendations from an education task force are put into place. Iowa Public Radio’s Clay Masters reports. Tags: TeachingEducationPreK-12 schoolsIowa legislatureElected OfficialsTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content Iowa Educators Need More Time to Create New Teacher Evaluations By Clay Masters • Sep 20, 2012 Iowa Department of Education During the last Iowa legislative session, lawmakers failed to agree on how beef up teacher evaluations. Instead they commissioned a task force to make recommendations for next year. The task force met in Des Moines on Wednesday. 2013 Iowa Teacher of the Year By Pat Blank • Sep 12, 2012 Dean Borg Governor Terry Branstad has named veteran Cedar Rapids educator Tania Johnson the 2013 Iowa Teacher of the Year. Johnson spent most of her 22-year teaching career in Cedar Rapids kindergarten classrooms before she accepted a teacher leadership position with her school district this fall.