The Monroe County bargaining team established the Educational Performance Incentive Compensation Committee to serve as a subcommittee to the district's bargaining unit. The committee is charged wtih the development of the Monroe County School District Teacher Evaluation Plan among other duties. Central to this effort is the establishment of thresholds through which instructional staff incentives can be accessed for exemplary educational practice. The committee is composed of teachers, union representatives/leadership and district leadership. The premise upon which the committee rests ins the Charlotte Danielson research model.