Summary of SY 2015-2016 & 2016-2017 Negotiated Agreement

The accompanying chart outlines the changes to the negotiated agreements for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years.

Policy/Issue 2015-2016 2016-2017
4116: Time – Elementary February Non-contact Day ·         Clarification that “teacher-directed” time on February non-contact day relies on professional judgment of the individual teacher and does not preclude teachers from engaging in group activities.·         Both CCEA and the District agreed that this change does not require participation in any activity other than individually directed planning by an elementary teacher on this non-contact day, but it makes clear that joint or group activities are not prohibited on a voluntary basis. ·         No other changes
4141, 4741, 4870: Salary: Schedule Increase ·         2.9% increase to salary schedule·         No changes to educational advancement or experience (step) movement – they take place as provided in Policy ·         Increase to salary based on Cost of Living percentage as identified by the Legislature·         No changes to educational advancement or experience (step) movement – they take place as provided in Policy
4141, 4870: Salary: National Board Stipend ·         No change ·         One-time $1,000 stipend for each NBPTS license holder; will apply to future recipients, too. Does not affect 5% payment.
4141, 4870: Salary: Additional MaxSal Pay ·         One-time payment of an additional 0.5% to those receiving MaxSal (Nov. payroll) ·         No change
4141, 4741, 4870: Salary: Increase for Add-ons (SAIP, RF, MaxSal) ·         Same percentage increase as the amount for the salary schedule ·         Same percentage increase as the amount for the salary schedule
4142: Supplementary Pay: coaches and advisors ·         Status quo – i.e., no increase to schedule ·         Status quo – i.e., no increase to schedule
4144, 4744, 4872: Insurance & Benefits ·         No increase to monthly district contribution for cost of benefits·         $400 for all participants of health plan in October 2015– paid in October 2015 (part of 2014-1015 agreement) ·         No increase to monthly district contribution for cost of benefits·         $400 for all participants of health plan in October 2016 – paid in October 2016 (from unused district contribution during 2015-2016 plan year)
Study Groups/ Work Teams(established through MOUs) ·         Salary Study Task Force·         Benefits Task Force·         Mental Health Employment Status Task Force ·         Continue work of Task Forces & prepare reports/recommen-dations to bargaining teams
Nurses MOU on transition to teacher salary schedule and coverage of schools without a nurse ·         Removed ·         Still Removed
MOUs with expiration dates(KEC, KEF, Mental Health Interns, Site-based Mgmt. Model, 4-track teachers substituting in their same position/splitting short term assignments, Middle School Supplementary Pay) ·         Extended through 2015-2016 school year ·         Extended through 2016-2017 school year

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If you have questions regarding this information, please review the actual language of the tentative agreements (click here for tentative agreements) and/or send an email to scunningham@coloradoea.org or wgrant@coloradoea.org.