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Superintendent of Public Instruction - Compensation Adjustments

  Average Annual FTEs Near General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Current Budget 0.0 1,105,689 0 1,105,689
2019-21 Maintenance Level 0.0 1,120,585 0 1,120,585
Difference from 2017-19 0.0 14,896 0 14,896
% Change from 2017-19 0.0% 1.3% 0.0% 1.3%

2019-21 Policy Other Changes

Health Benefit Rate Adjustment 0.0 (37,191) 0 (37,191)
Allocated FTEs for ESDs 0.0 304 0 304
Student Mental Health & Safety 0.0 105 0 105
School Nurse Corps 0.0 107 0 107
Transportation Base Adjustment 0.0 600 0 600
2019-21 Policy Other Changes Total 0.0 (36,075) 0 (36,075)

2019-21 Policy Comp Changes

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase 0.0 253 0 253
2019-21 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 253 0 253

2019-21 Policy Transfers Changes

ESIT Program Transfer 0.0 (4,849) 0 (4,849)
2019-21 Policy Transfers Changes Total 0.0 (4,849) 0 (4,849)
Total Policy Changes 0.0 (40,671) 0 (40,671)
2019-21 Policy Level 0.0 1,079,914 0 1,079,914
Difference from 2017-19 0.0 (25,775) 0 (25,775)
% Change from 2017-19 0.0% (2.3%) 0.0% (2.3%)

Policy Changes

Health Benefit Rate Adjustment

Funding is adjusted based on updated rates for fiscal year 2021 for the School Employees' Benefits Board program. Modeling for prior rate estimates used assumptions based on experience from the Public Employees' Benefits Board, the adjusted rate incorporates new data from SEBB open enrollment especially regarding plan choice and demographic information. Enrollment information is subject to change pending final verification and resolution of on-going appeals. (General Fund - State, WA Opportunity Pathways Account - State)

Allocated FTEs for ESDs

Funding is provided for compensation adjustments to the Educational Service District FTE staff who were previously allocated with pass-through funding. (General Fund - State)

Student Mental Health & Safety

Funding is provided for compensation adjustments for the 13.5 additional FTE staff providing regional support for the statewide student mental health and safety network. (General Fund - State)

School Nurse Corps

Funding is provided for compensation adjustments to the increased nurses and support staff for the School Nurse Corps program. (General Fund - State)

Transportation Base Adjustment

Funding is provided to incorporate an increase in the prior year pupil transportation base over the amount that was assumed in the biennial budget. A large portion of pupil transportation expenditures is attributed to compensation. (General Fund - State, WA Opportunity Pathways Account - State)

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase

For eligible Public Employees' and Teachers' Retirement Systems Plan 1 members, this item provides an increase of 1.5 percent, up to a maximum of $22 per month. (General Fund - State, WA Opportunity Pathways Account - State)

ESIT Program Transfer

Funding for payments to providers for the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers program is transferred to the Department of Children, Youth, and Families beginning September 1, 2020. (General Fund - State)