(DEL VALLE, Texas) – At the August 13th Board meeting, the Del Valle ISD Board of Trustees approved salary increases for teachers, librarians, counselors and registered nurses. Teachers, librarians, counselors and registered nurses with 1-5 years of experience received a 7% salary increase from last year and those with 6 or more years of experience received a 9% salary increase from last year. The Board also approved starting teacher salary at $49,000. This is an increase from last year’s starting teacher salary of $46,000.

“We are thrilled that the Board of Trustees issued a significant salary increase to our teachers, librarians, counselors and registered nurses,” said Interim Superintendent Dr. Annette Tielle Villerot, “By providing the largest salary increase in the region, we remain competitive with area school districts to recruit and retain the best individuals to support our students and community. We value the efforts of the Del Valle ISD team to cultivate a culture of high expectations.”

Del Valle ISD employs 869 teachers. The first day of school is August 26th.