What is the multicultural requirement?
Subsequent to rating-in, in order to qualify for pay scale group advancement on the teacher salary table, an employee must have completed a minimum of two semester units or equivalent study authorized to meet the requirements of the LAUSD/UTLA Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article XIV section 22.0. This requirement will not be applicable to pay scale group advancements after the completion of four semester units or the equivalent, which includes units in a broad general course on minority groups and/or units in an in-depth course dealing with a specific minority group. As part of the rating-in process, your transcripts are reviewed by staff for coursework that may meet the multicultural requirement. You will be notified if the requirement has been met or what is needed to fulfill it.