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The Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 approved an innovative and progressive salary schedule that will boost the starting salary for a beginning teacher more than $5,000 a year while also providing salary hikes for mid-career and veteran educators. The new salary schedule pushes the starting salary for a new teacher in Canyons District to $40,500. Also, every licensed employee will see no less than a 4 percent jump, and the average increase will be 6.5 percent.  Members of the Board of Education unanimously voted in favor of passing the salary schedule, which Canyons’ Human Resources Department…
The Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 approved tentative negotiated agreements for the 2017-2018 with the Canyons Education Support Professionals Association and District Administrators. By accepting the tentative agreements, and with the vote to put into place a new salary schedule for licensed educators for the 2017-2018 school year, all employees in the Canyons District will see a boost in compensation in the coming academic year. For administrators, the District agrees to fully fund increment steps for eligible employees; a 3.25 percent cost of living adjustment to the base of the Administrative Salary Schedule; and a one-time…
Five of CSD’s talented high school instrumentalists have been selected to perform with the Utah Symphony at an All-Star Evening Concert on Tuesday, May 23. The rare honor is granted to 57 students statewide. At the 7 p.m. event at Abravanel Hall, students will perform Dvorak’s Violin Concerto side-by-side with their professional counterparts. The performance will last two hours and admission starts at $12. The following students were chosen based on their performance at the Utah Symphony Youth Orchestra Festival on March 13, 2017: Sean Dulger, Horn, Corner CanyonLaura Lee, Violin, Corner CanyonMicah Clawson, Violin, HillcrestDallin Davis, Cello, HillcrestParker Kreiger,…
This is the house that Canyons built. And it's also being put up for sale at a drastically reduced rate for any qualifying Canyons District teacher or Education Support Professional. The listed price of the 1,500-square-foot house, which was built as part of the Canyons Technical Education Center's construction-management program, is $285,000. That's far below the assessed value of $340,000. Canyons District can provide this opportunity by partnering with Sandy City, which donated the lot on which the house was constructed. The house is located at at 107 E. Benson Way in Sandy.  Most years, proceeds from the sale of…
It takes a small army to run a school, from first-rate principals, exemplary educators, and busy bus drivers to top-rate lunch and custodial staff, technology experts and financial wizards — not to mention scores of classroom volunteers. Only through the combined knowledge and skill of these champions of public education do Canyons District schools succeed, and there’s a way to recognize them for their good work: The Apex Awards, the highest awards that are bestowed by the Board of Education and Administration. This will be the eighth year CSD has honored outstanding educators, administrators and community supporters with Apex Awards…
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