Community Forum – The ProComp Community Forum was a bi-monthly meeting of community members interested in public schools and educational excellence in Denver. Launched in August 2001, the forum’s leadership was anchored by members of the Denver Rotary Club, League of Women Voters and other community leaders. The ProComp Community Forum no longer meets.
CTAC – Community Team Assistance Center of Boston. CTAC was commissioned to conduct a study of the Pay for Performance Pilot program. Part of the findings in its initial report were the basis for expanding the teacher compensation plan to include more than student achievement. Its final report on the Pilot, Catalyst for Change, issued in January 2004 showed a link between student growth and teachers who set the highest level of Objectives.
Pay For Performance Pilot – The Denver Pay for Performance Pilot Program. It was a four year collaborative and groundbreaking effort between DPS and DCTA which investigated the interrelated issues of student achievement, teaching processes and teacher compensation.
Phase In – The process of gradually implementing the Professional Compensation System for Teachers based on the district’s capacity to support it. Under the ProComp Agreement, the system will be partially implemented in the 2005-2006 school year and fully implemented in the 2006-2007 school year.