The vote on the negotiated agreement was 496 yes and 16 no. The negotiated 2018-2019 agreement has been ratified. The $475 negotiating team met on July 24, 2018. We looked at the changes to the new negotiated agreement. The team will have the renegotiated agreement approved before a vote by the bargaining unit (all certified employees) to their respective groups. Please refer to your email for any information on changes to the negotiated agreement and the date of the vote for certified staff. The $475 negotiating team met on July 18, 2018. We re-examined the themes of transfer policy, workload, time plan and collaborative plan and compensation. We have generated more options and we have taken them through standards. The next meeting is scheduled for July 24 at 2:30 p.m. to verify the language of the contract and to pass the final interim solutions through the standards.

The team will then approve the renegotiated agreement before a vote by the bargaining unit (all certified employees) to their respective groups. The following countries have licensing contracts with Kansas, provided the applicant can provide the necessary documents and has an up-to-date apprenticeship license in one of these countries: The team for the 2018-2019 USD 475 negotiations met on May 3. The team reviewed changes to the language of the contract to date in relation to catastrophic leave and additional work during the day of service. Next, the team took options on the issue of transfer policies generated by the standards. However, an interim solution has been found, but the team will be able to take it up again at a later meeting. The team reviewed the issues related to annual leave and developed an interim solution for the creation of a policy review committee. Finally, the team listed themes, interests and options for parent/teacher conferences and schedules. A provisional solution of the options has been found. The next two meetings are May 4 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

and May 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The following updates were provided throughout the process. Teaching can be a very rewarding career and USD 475 is always looking for highly qualified teachers to join our team. Geary County USD 475 offers competitive salaries, comprehensive packages, abundant professional development opportunities and annual paid leave for its teachers. Until the ratification of the treaty by the Ministry of Education and teachers to the tune of USD 475, no decision was final. The US$475 2019 negotiating team met and found an interim solution for parent-teacher conferences and schedule. Next, we developed a list of interests and options for teacher recruitment and retention issues and teacher discipline.

We have started a discussion on the issue of professional development. The next appointment is May 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kansas offers a-state teachers the opportunity to learn in Kansas without too many difficulties. They must be able to provide proof (transcription) of the conclusion of an approved teacher preparation program, a recent state-issued teaching certificate, a bachelor`s degree, the passing of proficiency examinations, the fingerprint history examination and compliance with the recency rules.