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June 29, 2023 Bargaining Update

You can find a video summary of bargaining here. 

 

DISTRICT PROPOSALS 

 

CTA PROPOSALS 

ARTICLE XVI – SALARY

  • Percentage Increases 

    • Base salary increase of 3% for all personnel regardless of Instructional Practice score.

    • Effective teachers receive an additional 6% for a total salary increase of 9%.

    • Highly Effective teachers receive an additional 8% for a total salary increase of 11%.

  • New Supplements 

    • ESE and 504 Supplements 

      • Supplement of $3000 for self-contained ESE teachers (self-contained room or separate school)

      • Supplement of $2500 for Behavior Specialists not covered above

      • Supplement of $2000 for Staffing Specialists and 504 Coordinators

      • Supplement of $1500 for all other ESE teachers not covered above

      • Supplement of $1000 for all teachers with 25% or more of their students having an IEP, EP, or 504 Plan

    • Supplement of $7000 for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists with a Certificate of Clinical Competence.

    • Supplement of $5000 for Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Licensed Registered Nurses.

  • In-service training and non-duty day planning compensated at regular hourly rate.

  • OCPS will establish a tax-exempt Section 127 Education Assistance Program to reimburse eligible employees for tuition and student loans under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, up to $5250 per year, for the life of this federal program.

APPENDIX A-5 – RETENTION SUPPLEMENT FOR INSTRUCTIONAL EMPLOYEES

  • Retention Supplements Paid Biweekly

  • Increases Retention Supplement for 2023-2024 School Year as follows: 

    •  5-9 years, $750

    • 10-14 years, $1,500

    • 15-19 years, $2,250

    • 20-24 years , $3,000

    • 25-29 years, $3,750

    • 30+ years, $4.500

  • Retention Supplement beginning 2024-2025 SY:

    • The amount of the retention supplement will be increased each year by at least the amount of the cost of living adjustment.

APPENDIX A – SALARY STRUCTURE FOR PERFORMANCE PAY

  • Increases to the Open Range Schedule and starting salary to reflect COLA increases.

APPENDIX A-2 – SUPPLEMENT SCHEDULE

  • Increases to advanced degree supplements to reflect COLA increases.

APPENDIX B – PAID HOLIDAYS AND ADDITIONAL VACATION DAYS

  • Adds Juneteenth as a paid holiday.