April 20, 2018 Announcements
Press Release From the Kittatinny Board of Education
April 17, 2018
On November 1, 2017, the Kittatinny Education Association (“Association”) unilaterally filed a Notice of Impasse seeking the appointment of a State Mediator to assist the parties in negotiating a successor collective negotiations agreement. The State Mediator met with the parties on January 31, 2018, but was unable to achieve a voluntary settlement. The Public Employment Relations Commission (“PERC”) has appointed an independent Fact-Finder – Edmund Gerber – to further assist the parties in negotiating a successor collective negotiations agreement.
The Kittatinny Regional High School Board of Education (“Board”) has offered the Association with the following economic proposal:
The Board remains committed, as evidenced by a median teacher salary of $84,540 (ranked 19th highest district in the state according to the Star Ledger 9/1/17), to negotiate in good-faith and is hopeful that the independent Fact-Finder can assist the parties in achieving a successor collective negotiations agreement.As soon as an initial Fact-Finding date is confirmed, the Board will advise the public and apprise them of any developments.