Frequently asked questions
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Q1. How do I get access to DataCentral?
Q2. How do I log in to DataCentral?
Q3. I do not have my username and password to access DataCentral. How do I obtain it?
Q4. I logged into myTASB and clicked the DataCentral link. It sent me to the website, but I'm not signed in. What happened?
Q1. Who can participate in the salary surveys?
Q2. How can I participate in the Superintendent Survey?
Q3. How can I participate in the District Personnel Salary Survey?
Q4. How can I participate in the Extra-Duty Stipend Survey?
Q5. Where can I obtain a list of the job descriptions associated with the job titles used in the survey?
Q1. I participated in a salary survey and I want the results. Where do I find them?
Q2. When will the latest survey results be available?
Q3. How do I get the results if I am a member of HR Services?
Q4. How do I get the survey results if I participated in a salary survey, but I am not a member of HR Services?
Q5. Can I compare my district to other peer districts using the survey data?
SUPERINTENDENT SALARY SURVEY
Q1. How do I participate in the survey?
Q2. Our district has an interim superintendent. Should I still participate?
Q3. Can I participate if I am a part-time superintendent?
Q4. What is incentive pay for the superintendent?
Q5. How do I report superintendent experience? What if I am a new superintendent with no prior experience?
Q6. I receive the same life insurance and long-term disability policies as other district employees. Do I still report these amounts in the survey?
Q7. For additional retirement benefits, my district contributes to an investment account but there is no vesting period. How do I report it in the survey?
DISTRICT PERSONNEL SALARY SURVEY
Q1. Why do I get a security message when downloading the SmartScreen? What should I do?
Q2. I want to reference the district's SmartScreen completed last year. Where do I find it?
Q3. We are a small district. When I open up the SmartScreen I see many jobs that we don't have. How do I view the jobs that only apply to small districts?
Q4. In the pay increases portion of the survey, should I report a step increase to our teachers? What if a pay increase was just a flat dollar amount?
Q5. In the survey there are teacher stipends and jobs that we do not have in our district. What should I do?
Q6. Should I report part-time employees?
Q7. We have an employee who performs multiple roles. How do I report the employee in the survey?
Q8. The survey asks for the pay range minimum and maximum. What should I report in these fields?
Q9. We pay route rates for bus drivers. How should I report their pay in the survey?
EXTRA-DUTY STIPEND SURVEY
Q1. Our head football coach and band director are paid a salary, not a stipend. Do I include salaries in the survey?
Q2. For the payment practices question, what if our district pays by sport and by coach?
Q3. We do not pay extra-duty days in our district. How do I enter that in the survey?
Q4. We pay coaches one amount, no matter how many sports they are assigned. How should I report the amounts?
In the survey there are stipends that we do not have in our district. What should I do?
Q6. We pay a range of amounts for a particular activity/sport. How should I report the amount?