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    PARAEDUCATOR RETENTION BONUS PROGRAM 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR
    August 17, 2022

    The school board approved the continuation of the paraeducator retention bonus program for the 2022-2023 school year, with funding from HB 4030.  

    Please see the detailed program guide here.

    Retention Bonus Frequently Asked Questions

    Who is eligible for the retention bonus?
    Paraeducators who are employed and actively working, or are on protected leave, as of December 15, 2022 are eligible for the First Retention Bonus. Paraeducators who receives the First Retention Bonus and remains employed and actively working, or are on protected leave, as of through the end of May 2023.

    How much is the retention bonus?
    Employees who are eligible for both retention bonuses would receive $3,000.
    Eligible employees will receive $1,500 for the First Retention Bonus and $1,500 for the Second Retention Bonus which is prorated based on FTE (paraeducators are considered full-time at 0.938 FTE). 

    When and how will I receive my retention bonus?
    The retention bonus will be paid no later than the second payroll date immediately following the retention dates (December 15, 2022 and May 31, 2023).

    The retention bonus will be paid as a separate line item on the corresponding paycheck.

    Will my retention bonus be taxed?
    PPS will withhold from any amounts paid under the retention bonus any income tax or other amounts as required by law, including any mandatory contributions under PERS or OPSRP.

     

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