Teachers in the Upper Perkiomen School District have been working since the start of the current school year without a contract. However, that situation could be changing.
The board has called a special meeting for 6 p.m. Thursday to ratify a three-year professional agreement between the school board and the Upper Perkiomen Education Association, according a meeting agenda posted on the district's website. The collective bargaining agreement will take effect Dec. 12 and expire June 30, 2022.
On Tuesday, Robert LaSalle – president of the Upper Perkiomen Education Association –confirmed that his organization has reached a tentative agreement with the district. He said the members were scheduled to vote on the proposal Wednesday afternoon. LaSalle declined to disclose further details on the agreement.
A Fair Share provision – included in the previous contract – will ...