Sunshine Review verified the salaries of the Bethlehem Region School District for 2008-2011. The information was gathered from a letter from the borough after Sunshine Review filed an application for public registration. There was one employee earning more than $150,000 in annual salary in 2008 and 2009, and none in 2010.  The $271.8 million budget includes a 1.4 per cent property tax increase, the lowest in 25 years the borough has had. See how other nearby school districts are achieving results in terms of teaching and employment: Teachers` union president Jolene Vitalos said union members voted and approved the contract earlier this month. The union represents just over 1,000 teachers in the borough. Bethlehem School District is a school district in Pennsylvania, United States. In 2004, the district employed more than 1,000 people.  To balance the budget, the borough has put on hold some programs, including after-school programs and an initiative to teach Spanish in kindergarten. Eight jobs are being lost by fluctuation. The boundaries of the Bethlehem School District (BASD) and surrounding areas are shown in the map below. Search for jobs in and around the Bethlehem Area.
This table shows the average teacher salary obtained by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton region. There can be large differences in salary due to experience or level of education. For example, a teacher with a master`s degree in education may have a higher salary than an entry teacher. The borough issued 28 cell phones for the 2010-2011 school year, down from 37 in 2009-2010 to 74 in 2008-2009.  When budget discussions began, the borough faced a deficit of nearly $13 million. In other areas, the school board approved a final budget for 2017-18. The board voted 8-1 to approve the budget, with the school`s principal, Tom Thomasik, voting against it. According to the 2014 NCES School District Survey, the Bethlehem School District (BASD) operates 22 schools. These schools are listed below, along with their contact information. For more information about each school, click on the school link. At a special session on Monday evening, the governing board unanimously voted on a new teacher contract. The contract was approved one week before the current contract expired.
The contract includes an increased scholarship for the theater departments of high schools. Vitalos said the scholarship for the two high schools is nearly $20,000. (NOTE: Experiences in other districts cannot be transferred to bethlehem district if a teacher is recruited here. For example, a teacher recruited with five years of experience in a parish school plus two years of experience in a public school outside the Bethlehem district would only be credited with three years of experience in the Bethlehem school district, in accordance with the terms of the contract.) According to published data, more than 900 teachers are employed in the Bethlehem School District (BASD). . . .