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Teacher Bargaining Summary: July 26, 2023

In attendance: HEA: Jane Shawn, Anna Alger, Adam Clinch, Joanne Didriksen, Paul Phillips, Jonna Schwartz, Jake Warner, Larry Nielsen; HSD: Josh McKay, Keri Mizell, Wynn Randall, Brett Zanto, Bea Kavala; Mediator: Dave Luckey

HEA made the first proposal at 10:00 a.m.

  • HEA rejects the HSD package deal from 6/6/23, with the understanding that if a single item in the package is rejected, the entire proposal is rejected

  • No restriction on lane movement

  • 23/24: 2.5% increase to the salary matrix, all cells

  • 24/25: 2.5% increase

  • Insurance costs covered both years at single premium rate by HSD

  • No change of current contract language of working conditions excepting those things that we have already agreed to in language conversations

HSD made a counter proposal at 11:00 a.m.

  • Items we already agreed upon in previous bargaining sessions

Board Certs frozen if not renewed

Tuitions and fees suspended for two years

Sabbaticals suspended for 24/25 and 25/26

$70,000 cap on new professionalism

$30.56/hour rate for additional teaching

  • Lane movement: one lane per year maximum starting in 2024-2025

  • Two 20-minute supervision sessions starting in 2024-2025

  • 0.5% increase in 23/24; 0.5% increase in 24/25, 0.5% additional in 24/25 contingent on all levies passing

  • No increase on the insurance

HEA did not agree to this proposal. A counter proposal was offered that will be discussed at the next meeting.

HEA and HSD are committed to finding a solution that is acceptable to all and we will continue to meet until we have fulfilled that obligation.

Next meeting date(s):

  • Tuesday, September 5, 8:00-3:30

  • Wednesday, September 27, 8:00-3:30 (if necessary)

Thank you to all the HEA members who brought goodies, drinks, breakfast, and lunch! HEA members are amazing!


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