The ESD Bargaining Team (ESD) and the Education Association Bargaining Team (EA) held the first meeting September 23 from 4-6:00 p.m. Prior to this meeting, the ESD received a “demand to bargain” letter on August 29th which started a 90 day interim (or expedited) bargaining process. Ninety days would conclude on November 25th.

Bargaining meetings are open and include the two bargaining teams and guests. Guests utilized the same meeting Zoom link. The ESD had a team of six, and the EA had a team of nine. Five guests joined the first Zoom session.

The meeting began at 4:00 pm and after introductions and opening remarks, the EA provided the ESD with their initial Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) proposal which can be found at the following link.

The ESD offered the following dates and times for continuing the bargaining conversation:

  • Tuesday, September 29, 1-8PM
  • Monday, October 5, 3-8PM
  • Monday, October 12, 3-8PM

The parties will next meet via Zoom on October 5 from 4-8:00 p.m. and October 12 from 4-8:00 p.m.