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Certificated Salary Advancement





There is an online procedure in place (click here) insofar as obtaining course approval for salary advancement.  Please follow these instructions:


  • Go to San Marino Unified School District website
  • Go to District Info
  • Click on Human Resources
  • Scroll down and Click on the link entitled:  “Application for Course Approval for Salary Advancement”
  • Follow the written instructions and Submit


The principal will receive the e-mail and if approved type in “APPROVED” and forward it to Asha Lee in Human Resources.  If disapproved, your principal will reply back to you via e-mail.


Please note that course approval should be requested no later than two (2) weeks prior to enrollment and must be taken from approved 4-year colleges accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges or by a regional accreditation commission comparable to the WASC.


When you have completed your courses and have official transcripts, please be sure Asha receives your official transcript(s) so that she may keep your certificated units on file up to date for the following school year.  She will also move you over on the salary schedule effective September 1 of each year should you qualify for advancement.  Please note that salary advancement takes place only once per year in September so be sure to have all necessary documents to her no later than August 15 of each year.


Please refer to page 51,  Article XV “Salary Rules & Regulations” from the SMTA agreement for further information.