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Final Tentative Final Tentative Agreement Agreement Between the Between the Vacaville Teachers Vacaville Teachers Association Association and the and the Vacaville Unified School Vacaville Unified School District District

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Final Tentative Agreement. Between the Vacaville Teachers Association a nd the Vacaville Unified School District. Agreed upon items:. Non-pupil work days unencumbered except for 3 hours. Grades 7-12 contact caps. - 182 students for regular ed. - 250 students for PE and music. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Final Tentative Final Tentative AgreementAgreement

Between theBetween the

Vacaville Teachers AssociationVacaville Teachers Association

and theand the

Vacaville Unified School DistrictVacaville Unified School District

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Agreed upon items:

• Non-pupil work days unencumbered except for 3 hours.• Grades 7-12 contact caps.

- 182 students for regular ed.- 250 students for PE and music.

If either of above is over by up to 2 students, members compensated $10/day/student.

• Elementary class caps.- K-6: 34 students- K-6 combo: 30 students

If either of above is over by up to 2 students, members compensated $13/day/student.

• Schedule K (chart), Dept. Chr., & T.I.C. reduction (max. 60%)• No open house for elementary.

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• During a Parent Conference month, meetings, conferences, and preparation of report cards shall not exceed four (4) additional hours beyond the duty day.

• Meeting hours- 6 outside the duty day for year (1 hr., next to duty day)- Wednesday language (minutes maintained)

Collaboration on agendas by Admin. & grade/subject leaders

Committee meets to discuss time usage • Adjunct duties

- 7-12: 2 duties, max. 6 hrs.- K-6: 1 duty, max. 6 hrs.- Combo: 0 duties

• Secondary involuntary transfer language matching elementary combo language.

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• Vacancy language incorporating layoffs and stabilizing student instruction during school year.

• Change of date (now Feb. 15) for individuals on leave to notify district of return to possibly ease potential March 15 R.I.F. notices.

• No permanent reductions on salary schedules.

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Financial possibilities

• Financial settlement is contingent upon funded Base Revenue Limit (BRL) resulting from the 2012-13 State Budget(not passed yet) and November 6 Proposition results.

- 2011-12 BRL was approximately $5191.• District receives money from State depending on its BRL and its

Average Daily Attendance (ADA).• District basing its budget on 6.5% reduction.• Chart (handout) shows contingencies for agreed upon ranges of

the funded BRL and the resulting impact on VTA members.

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2012-13 Agreement Comparisons

District proposal or old contract:

- 8% out-of-pocket salary cut. (with potential for more)

- Cut in Health cap of $436,000.- Unlimited administrative time

on non-pupil work days.- 3 adjunct duties with unlimited

time commitment.

- Increase secondary student contacts to 187.

This settlement provides:

Solid contingencies determined by State budget funding levels. Limit on out-of-pocket salary reduction.

No cut in Health cap. All time unencumbered,

except 3 hrs. K-6: 1 duty, max. 6 hrs. K-6 combo: 0 duties 7-12: 2 duties, max. 6 hrs. Maintain contacts at 182.

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2012-13 Agreement Comparisons

District proposal or old contract:

- 7 hrs. outside duty day for meetings and conferences during parent conferences.

- 33 hrs. of meeting time outside the duty day.

- Open house for elementary.- Limiting of monetary relief due

to hiring ratio increases.

This settlement provides:

4 hrs. outside the duty day for meetings, conferences, and preparation of

report cards. 6 total hrs. of meeting time

outside the duty day.

No open house.

Full monetary relief for hiring ratio increases.

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Members’ surveys supported:

- 92% YES Reduced meeting hours. (achieved)• - 96% YES Reduced adjunct duties/hours. (achieved)

• - 94% YES Equalization of special needs students in classes.(not at this time)

• - 71% YES Maintaining elementary prep minutes. (M.O.U. signed)

• - 65% YES Continuation of Calendar framework. (achieved – 3 years)

• - 84% YES Furlough days being student contact days. (achieved)

• - 63% YES Schedule K reductions. (instead of further cuts to all)

• - 46% YES Use of health cap carryover funds. (used least possible)

• - 62% YES Increase in hiring ratios. (instead of salary loss to all)

• -87% YES Similar Contract agreement as 10-11 (achieved)

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Members’ surveys did not support:

- 93% NO Evaluations based on student test scores. (not part T.A.)

• - 75% NO Furlough days as teacher work days. (used maximum instructional days, when possible)

• - 91% NO Salary donation back to District. (not part of T.A.)

• - 73% NO Reduction in health benefits cap. (not part of T.A.)

• - 79% NO Freeze in step & column. (not part of T.A.)

• - 70% NO Flat dollar donation. (not part of T.A.)

• - 75% NO A strike. (not necessary)

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VTA Executive Board voted unanimously to send the

Tentative Agreement to the membership.

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What’s next?

Today: Ratification voting packets distributed to Site Representatives.

Tomorrow – Friday: Members vote on ratification of Tentative Agreement.

Encourage members to vote.

Encourage members to get involved for the November Election to avoid taking so many cuts!

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