DEL VALLE, Texas — The Del Valle ISD Board of Trustees approved full-time employees pay raises at the Board Meeting on Tuesday, April 16.

The Board of Trustees approved a new District minimum wage of $15 for full-time positions. The Board also approved increasing the bus driver minimum wage to $16 per hour. Both increases go into effect in the 2019-2020 academic school year.

Also in the April Board Meeting, the Board approved the superintendent’s recommendation of a 3% of mid-point raise, in addition to any compensation mandated by the State legislature, for each DVISD employee for the 2019-2020 academic school year. The Board of Trustees also approved increasing the bilingual teacher stipend to $4,500, which goes into effect in 2019-2020 academic school year.

The Board is very proud to continue to support the staff of Del Valle ISD,” Board President Rebecca Birch said. “We want to thank our Superintendent for advocating the growth of the District.”