ERIC Number: ED163246
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Salaries and Working Conditions of Agricultural Education Teachers in Virginia.
Vaughn, Paul R.; McMillion, Martin B.
The salaries and working conditions of agricultural education teachers in public schools in Virginia were studied. The sample consisted of all 390 agricultural education teachers employed during the 1976-1977 school year. A questionnaire was used to secure information. Findings for the typical teacher include the following: years of teaching experience are eleven; employment contract is on a twelve-month basis; salary range is from $11,000 to $12,000; health, medical, or life insurance is not received free; paid vacation is ten days or two weeks annual leave; travel is alloted at $475 and reimbursed at a rate of twelve cents per mile; the class load is five classes per day at fifty-five minutes each with sixteen students per class; twenty-nine minutes are allotted for lunch; in the area of continuing education payment is made for 114 hours of adult work; Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter is advised; two extra duties are required, but three are actually performed; an average arrival time of 22.5 minutes before school is required; and the time spent at school after school dismissal is 22.2 minutes. (The questionnaire form is appended.) (JH)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg, Coll. of Education Small Grant Program.; Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Agricultural Education Program.