Contract Between
High Bridge B/E-Hunterdon
- and -
High Bridge EA
* * *
07/01/2018 thru 06/30/2021

CategorySchool District
UnitCustodians, Guidance Counselor, Librarians, Nurses, Paraprofessionals, Psychologists, Teaching Staff

Contract Text Below

between the


and the


July 1;2018 through June 30, 2021



          PREAMBLE 1





      SALARIES 13

          Tuition Reimbursement 15
          Direct Deposit 17
          Custodian Salaries 18
          Paraprofessional Salary 18
          Part Time Secretaries ............, 19
          Absent on Account of Personnel Leaves 21
          Absent on Account of Illness 22









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          Appendix A 2018-2019 41
          Appendix B 2019-2020 42
          Appendix C 2020-2021 43


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      This Agreement entered into this day of ,2019, for the period

      of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021 by and between the High Bridge Board of Education, hereinafter called the "Board" and the High Bridge Education Association, hereinafter called the "Association."
      The Board hereby recognizes the Association as the exclusive and sole representative for collective negotiations concerning the terms and conditions of employment for all employees in the titles listed below, whether under contract, on leave or employed in the · future: Teacher, School Nurse, Librarian, Guidance Counselor, Elementary Secretary, Custodian, Speech and Language Specialist, Psychologist, Paraprofessional, Social Worker, Learning Disabilities Teacher/Consultant. All other employees not listed above, including the Secretary to the Superintendent, Secretary to the Business Administrator, Secretary to the Middle School Principal and substitutes, are not included in this recognition clause.
      Definitions: Unless otherwise indicated, the term "teacher" as used in this Agreement shall refer to all those certificated Board employees specified in Section A, above, whether male or female; exclusive of Custodian, Secretary and Paraprofessional. Regularly contracted part-time employees will be eligible to receive the appropriate pro-rated salary and benefits provided herein, except for Insurance Protection, which


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          will be provided as indicatedtherein°.-The work day-for such regularly contracted part­ time employees shall be as established by the Board of Education in its sole discretion.
      Application: This Agreement or any subsequent negotiated Agreements shall apply to all personnel as defined in Section A above.
                        NEGOTIATION PROCEDURE

      The Board and Association agree to begin negotiations for a new agreement as prescribed by the Public Employment Relation Commission ("PERC"). Any agreement so negotiated by the parties' Negotiation Committees will be subject to ratification by the Board and Association.

          This Agreement represents and incorporates the complete and final understanding and settlement by the parties of all bargainable issues, which were or could have been the subject of negotiations. During the term of this Agreement, neither party will be required to negotiate with respect to any such matter, whether or not covered by this Agreement, and whether or not within the knowledge or contemplation of either of the parties at the time they negotiated or signed this Agreement.

        Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed to restrict or deny to any employee such rights and privileges as the employee may have under New Jersey School Laws or other applicable laws and regulations.
        No employee shall suffer any repercussions because of his/her participation in any legal
            activities of the Association or its affiliates.

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        Teachers shall determine student grades in accordance with the High Bridge Board
            of Education Policy No. 2624.
        \Jilhenever an employee is required to appear before his/her supervisor for the purpose of formal discipline which could, in the opinion of the supervisor, adversely affect the continuation of that person's employment, the employee shall be entitled to representation by a member of the Association.
        All information available to the general public is also available to the Association from the Board of Education.
        Whenever any representative of the Association or any employee is mutually scheduled
            by the Board of Education and the High Bridge Education Association to participate during working hours in negotiations, grievance proceedings, conferences or meetings, they shall suffer no loss of pay.
        Representatives of the Association, the New Jersey Education Association and the
            National Education Association shall be permitted to transact official Association business on school property provided that it shall not intrude into, interfere with, or interrupt normal school operations and with prior consent of the Superintendent or designee, and such consent will not be unduly denied.
        The Board extends the following privileges to the Association for the conduct of its
            official business.
            The use of the school building when scheduled through the building administrator.

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            2: The use of designated ·facilities and equipment vVhen riot in use. The
                  Association shall pay for the current cost of all materials and supplies incident to such use and be responsible for breakage and the cost of repairs, as they shall cause to occur.
              3. The use of the bulletin board in each faculty lounge.
          Representatives of the Board of Education and the Association's negotiating committee shall meet when necessary, but normally not more than three (3) times a year for the purpose of reviewing the administration of the current agreement, and to receive problems that may arise. In case of necessity, the Board of Education and the Association may request additional meetings. Meetings will be held on dates and at times decided by mutual agreement of both parties concerned. Each party shall submit to the other, at least three (3) days prior to the meeting, an agenda covering the matters they wish to discuss.
        ARTICLE V
                          EMPLOYEE WORK LOAD


              The in-school work year for the teachers shall be as defined by the school calendar and shall not exceed 185 days for the teachers excluding the N.J.E.A. Convention. The Board agrees to solicit recommendations from the Association before approval of the calendar or changes thereto.
              The in-school work day (Monday through Friday) shall be as follows: 7 hours and 15 minutes four (4) days a week and 7 hours on Fridays, except where indicated elsewhere in this Article of the Agreement. This workday shall include a duty­
                  free lunch period.

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              3:- ,- Teachers may reavethe school grounds during their duty-free huich period upon.,,,, ~-" •
                  notification to the building administrator.
              The length of the duty-free lunch period will be the same as the students' lunch period.
              Teachers vvill be required to attend up to twenty (20) general faculty and/or
                  special meetings per school year without additional compensation. Each meeting may not last longer than sixty (60) minutes and will begin ten (10) minutes after student dismissal except for district faculty meetings for all staff. All meetings that go past the regular teacher dismissal time shall occur throughout the year on one designated day of the week. Said day of the week should be decided by the Administration and conveyed to the staff no later than on or about June 15th. Part-time teachers do not have to attend faculty meetings. However, part-time teachers will be responsible for obtaining and understanding the content of any information given at the meetings.
              Agenda for general faculty and/or special meetings shall be announced at least two (2) school days in advance by the Administration. Faculty may add items to the agenda the morning of the day of the faculty meeting and issues demanding input will be discussed first. Child Study Team conferences and staffings, Administrative/Faculty/Board of Education Advisory Committee meetings and Intervention & Referral Services Committee meetings are not defined as general faculty or special meetings.
              Teachers will be required to attend evemng meetings or assignments without
                  additional compensation. Such meetings or assignments should be scheduled at the beginning of the school year by the Administration or with a minimum of thirty

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                  ""·(30) ca:lendar·dayssadvarice notice. However, for each such evening meeting oL assignment that a teacher returns pursuant to the direction of the Administration, the practice of providing one(]) early dismissal at either 3:00 p.m. or 3:12 p.m. on the day of the meeting or assignment or the next day will be in effect.
              Except in cases where an irregular schedule must be implemented, each full-time teacher, excluding the school nurse, will receive a minimum of five (5) periods per week of non-pupil contact time to use for planning, curriculum development or other professionally related activities. Efforts shall be made to schedule such periods on a one (1) per day basis. In no event, however, shall an eligible teacher have more than one (1) day per week without a non-pupil contact period.
              a) Substitute teachers will normally be called to cover teacher absences. If substitutes are not available or because an unexpected absence occurs wherein there is not enough time to obtain a substitute, the following procedure will be used: teachers will be asked to volunteer; and if there are no teacher volunteers, the administration will take appropriate action as they deem necessary. If as a result of the failure to hire a substitute, an absent class room teacher's students are assigned to one or more other classroom teachers thus resulting in an increase class size, those receiving teachers shall receive additional compensation based upon the per diem· substitute rate being divided among them.
                  b) A teacher shall receive compensatory time on a minute-by-minute basis for the loss of the one contractual non-pupil contract period defined in Article V, Section A.8. If the teacher loses any of the contractual compensatory time, a


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                        -record· shaJJ-be-maintained. The teacher shall be paid for the. time at t. substitute rate of pay prorated.
                  Work Year - as defined by the employment contract
                  Work Day
                        Eight hours including a thirty (30) minute lunch.
                        On days when school is not in session, the workday shall consist of eight hours including a thirty (30) minute lunch. All custodians shall work the day shift. Hours are to be determined by the School Business Administrator after consultation with the custodians.
                        The School Business Administrator or designee will schedule a thirty (30) minute lunch period after consultation with the custodial staff.
                        The starting and ending time for each custodian's work shift shall be posted by September I st by the School Business Administrator.
                        Overtime shall be worked only with the advance approval of the School Business Administrator and/or Superintendent.
                        All work done in excess of forty (40) hours shall be compensated at one and one-half (1-1/2) the hourly rate.
                        Overtime shall be rotated among all custodial employees to the extent permitted by work shifts.
                        A compensated day shall be considered a day worked.
                  Second shift custodians shall be paid a five percent (5%) shift differential as of July 1, 1993. The shift differential shall not apply in cases of emergency

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                        ·assignment of day custodians to the second shift or when day custodians. work.-·-­ overtime. The 5% differential shall be calculated by multiplying .05 times the custodian's base salary as set by contract (excluding overtime pay). The 5% differential shall not become part of a custodian's base salary.
                    Custodians who are requested to report to work for emergency callbacks will be paid a minimum of two (2) hours pay at straight time. The two hours' pay will be at overtime pay only if the custodian has exceeded forty hours for the workweek in question. For the purpose of this section, "emergency callbacks" shall not include regularly scheduled shifts on weekends or holidays, nor shall it include scheduled weekend building checks. Custodians need not work the full two hours in order to receive the minimum callback pay. Custodians who work in excess of two hours will be paid for actual time worked without the two-hour guarantee. "Actual time worked" will not include travel time but only actual time spent in.the school. Weekend building checks will be two hours in duration and will be paid at time and a half.
                    Sick Leave (See ARTICLE VII)
                    Temporary Leave of Absence (See ARTICLE VII)
                        Ten month and part-time custodians do not earn vacation time.
                        All full-time twelve-month custodians are entitled to a ten-day paid vacation after the first full year of employment. New employees who begin their employment during the normal school year, and who are offered an initial contract for less than twelve months will earn a pro-

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                        - -- ~rated vacation day- an:'tount (te: :fs33 Vacation. days per month), Earned_ . vacation days can be taken after completion of three full months of employment. Beginning in the fourth year of employment, one additional day of paid vacation will be earned each year through the eighth year of employment.
                        Vacations must be taken during the contract period or within one year following the contract year but in no case may vacation be taken that is not yet earned. Custodians earning fifteen (15) vacation days shall be permitted to take at any one time, a maximum of ten vacation days consecutively. Payment in lieu of vacation is permitted. In scheduling vacations, first consideration shall be the needs of the school, after which seniority shall be governing. All vacations must have the prior approval of the Superintendent.
                        Termination of Employment.

                          ill New Employees- A new employee who has worked less than three months is not entitled to vacation prior to termination.
                          ill)_ Voluntary Termination - twelve-month employees who anticipate termination in the district may take accrued vacation prior to the termination date with proper approvals. Payment in lieu of vacation is permitted.
                          (iii) Retirement- An employee who anticipated retirement may take accrued vacation prior to the retirement date or elect payment in lieu of vacation.


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              '.·i.'£ '. -; , .• - (iv) Death-- Accrued vacation will be paid to the estate. of ..deceased . employee.

                              One compensatory day will be provided in place of a holiday that is re­
                                scheduled as a school day. In scheduling compensatory days, first consideration shall be to the needs of the school, after which seniority shall be governing. All compensatory days must have the prior approval of the Superintendent. (Reference to 9 (a) Holidays)
                          (a) Holidays -

              Independence Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Day
                              Friday after Thanksgiving Christmas Day
                              New Year's Day
                              One additional day for either Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve (See (b) below)
                              Presidents' Day (See (d) below)
              Good Friday Memorial Day
                              One-half (1/2) of the employees shall be off on Christmas Eve and on New Year's Eve.
                            If a holiday falls on a Saturday, the Friday immediately preceding is the
                                holiday. If a holiday falls on the Sunday the Monday immediately following is a holiday.
                            When the Board schedules a Friday holiday preceding the Presidents'
                                Weekend Holiday, one-half (1/2) of the employees shall work on Friday and one-half(l/2) on Monday.

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                    . .C. PAR:kPROFESSIONAL- INS'I'RUCTIONAL
                            Work Year - as defined by the employment contract.
                            Vllork Day- Six hours and 55 minutes including a half-hour (30 minute) lunch, or as defined by the Contract.
                            Sick Leave (See ARTICLE VII)
                            Temporary Leave of Absence (See ARTICLE VII)
                            . Work year - as defined by the employment contract.
                            VIIork day
                                Work days are days when school is in session.
                                Paraprofessionals working a minimum seven (7) hour workday are entitled to
                                  thirty (30) minute lunch period.
                                Work periods are determined by the Building Administrator.
                            Sick Leave (See ARTICLE VII)
                            Temporary Leave of Absence (See ARTICLE VII)
                        FULL TIME SECRETARIES
                            Work Year - as defined by the employment contract.
                              Daily hours for a secretary shall be eight (8) hours inclusive of a forty-five (45) minute lunch period schedule by the Building Administrator after consultation with the secretary.
                              The Superintendent will arrange summer work hours.
                              Office staff shall not be required to report to work when schools are closed for inclement weather. If schools are closed for more than three days in the school
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                                  year due te indeinentweather, thhSuperintendent may reschedule the number. of days above three (3).
                                Summer hours shall be posted by June 1.
                            Sick Leave (See ARTICLE VII)
                            Temporary Leave of Absence (See ARTICLE VII)
                            Holidays -
                                Labor Day
                                NJEA (1 day)
                                Thanksgiving and the day after
                                Winter Recess (Elementary and Child Study Team secretaries will work one day during this holiday period as determined by the Superintendent or his/her designee after consultation with the employee.)
                                Presidents' Weekend - Only if the District is closed per the calendar adopted by the Board of Education.
                                *One week for Spring Recess (Elementary and Child Study Team secretaries
                                    will work one day during this holiday period as determined by the Superintendent or his/her designee after consultation with the employee.)
                                Memorial Day
                              * Secretaries to work one additional day in either the winter or spring recess, to be determined by the Superintendent. With prior written approval by the Superintendent, the general obligation to work during the Winter and Spring recess may be modified so that a secretary can work the total of three additional days during one Recess.

                        PART-TIME SECRETARIES
                            Work Year - as defined by the employment contract. The number of days of the week to be worked will be determined by the supervisor after consultation with the secretary.
                            Work Day - as defined by the employment contract.
                                a) Secretaries working an eight (8) hour day shall receive inclusive of a thirty
                                    (30) minute lunch period, which will be scheduled by the supervisor after consultation with the secretary.
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                        ·· s.~· --Sick Leave (See A:RTIGLE VII) ,, · -

                          4. Temporary Leave of Absence (See ARTICLE VII

                      ALL SUPPORT STAFF
                              Each newly employed support employees, except Paraprofessionals - Instructional, shall serve a probationary period of 90 calendar days during which time she/he shall be subject to discharge without notice.
                              During this probationary period any uncompensated time off shall not count toward completion of said probationary period.
                          Assignments, Transfers, and Vacancies.
                              Staff who desire to transfer may file a written statement of such desire with Superintendent, which request must be received no later than April 1.
                              Vacancies shall be publicized to all employees.
                              The assignment and transfer of support employees between buildings shall be the responsibility of the Superintendent.
                              The Board shall approve promotions and transfers.
                    ARTICLE VI

                      The salary guides contained herein for all employees shall be in effect fort hree years beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2021.


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                            Military Service: Teachers having spent time in military service will receive credit for such experience up to four (4) years of active duty. Credit shall be determined by the following schedule:
                                -- Service of less than 6 months = 0 years credit
                                -- Service of 6 months or more, but less than 18 months = 1 year credit
                                -- SerVice of 18 months or more, but less than 30 months = 2 year credit

                                -- Service of 30 months or more, but less than 42 months = 3 year credit

                                -- Service of 42 months or more, 4 years credit

                              Training Level Transfer: Transfer of a teacher from one classification to another must be preceded by assurance (with proper records) thats/he has completed the necessary courses or equivalents and received the necessary credits.
                                It is the responsibility of each teacher to keep the record of credits up­ to-date in the office of the Superintendent.
                                Only the duly attested transcript from the college or educational institution is accepted in the filing of credits.
                              Adjustment in salary made necessary because of changes in training or years
                                shall be made in February on a pro-rata basis or at the usual issuance of the contract. provided the employee has submitted all requisite documentation by January 30th. Those who qualify for adjustment to a new classification during the summer months, after the regular contracts have been issued, shall receive revised contracts during the first part of September upon proper verification.

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                          2.'Tuition Reimbursement:· ·
                              A teacher under contract to High Bridge Schools who earns additional semester credits in courses and colleges which are approved by the Superintendent and the Board will be reimbursed for tuition following successful completion of approved coursework with a maximum allowance of 9 credits/year at the Rutgers University's graduate course rate, with a district cap of$28,560. This capped amount will be adjusted each year to allow 17 graduate classes per year at the Rutgers' graduate rate, which is $560.00 per credit for the 2008-2009 school year. This will be prorated based upon the percentage of time that the teacher spends in the High Bridge School District in any one fiscal year. The last day of the semester or term shall determine in which fiscal year the tuition would qualify for reimbursement.
                              In order to be eligible for tuition reimbursement for such approved courses at an approved college, the course must be in the area of the teacher's current teaching assignment, unless it is part of a degree program, or unless this provision is waived by the Superintendent. Additionally, the.course must be taken at an accredited college or university.

                              The staff member will be reimbursed upon completion of the course with a "B" or better average.
                              In the case of a degree program, the individual college's requirement for

                                  passing shall govern and if the teacher passes and receives credit from the college, the costs of tuition, subject to the above limitations, shall be

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                              All support staff shall be eligible for tuition reimbursement in accordance with the above regulations in the amount of $819.00 (2008-2009), (rates to be determined for 2009-201 0 & 2010-2011) at the county college rate, which is $91.00 per credit for the 2008-2009 school year. Part-time employees shall have these amounts prorated according to the amount oftime worked.
                                Penalty language - Any employee who voluntarily terminates employment within twenty-four (24) months of receiving tuition reimbursement shall repay the Board for reimbursement received over a ninety-day period through payroll deductions or if the employee ceases employment, the pool of available money in the following year will be reduced by the amount owed to the Board. Repayment shall be for a maximum of nine
                                  (9) credits, not to exceed the amount reimbursed by the Board.
                                  Termination due to retirement to immediately collect a pension shall be exempt from this repayment obligation.
                            Tutors and bedside instructors will be selected from volunteer teachers and shall receive $35.42 per hour during the 2018-202Jschool years.
                            The salaries of all employees covered by this Agreement are set forth in the salary schedule which is attached hereto and made a part hereof. Nothing in this guide shall limit the action of the Board from making special allowances for equivalent experience.
                                (I) All J 0-month employees shall be paid in twenty (20) equal semimonthly
                                    installments on the fifteenth and the last workday of each school month.


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                                  (2) All 12-month employees shall be paid in twenty-four (24) equal semi­ monthly installments Oil the 15th and last workday of each month.
                                \V'hell a payday falls Oil or duriDg a school holiday, vacation or weekend, all employees shall receive their paychecks on the last previous working day.
                                All employees may individually select to have a percentage of their monthly salary withheld from their pay. These fullds shall be paid to the employees Oil the final payday in June.
                                Teachers shall receive their fmal checks on the last working day in June, provided all responsibilities are completed and approved by the Administration.
                                No summer payment plan shall be in effect.
                            Teachers shall be reimbursed for travel, including summer IEP meetings in their own automobile, at the current rate established by the Board, pursuant to the accountability regulations, for required attendance at workshops and professional meetings, which have been approved by the Board and Administration.
                            All employees may individually and voluntarily authorize the Board Secretary to make certain deductions from his/her salary including:
                                    Professional dues
                                    Voluntary Life Insurance
                                    Repayment of employee loans
                                    Tax-sheltered annuities
                                    Federal Credit Union
                                    Voluntary Disability Insurance
                            Direct Deposit - All employees shall use direct deposit of paychecks. Employees may elect a ten (10) month or twelve (12) month payment pla11.
                            Teachers shall be reimbursed for summer IEP meetings at their salary/hour.


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                      1. CUSTODIANS- 2018-2021

                              Salaries of all custodians re-employed for July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021 shall be increased by 2.95% of their base salary for 2018-19; 2.95% of their base salary for 2019-20; and 2.95% of their base salary for 2020-21.
                              Custodians shall be paid $300.00 per year for having a Black Seal license.
                              The Board of Education and the new employee shall mutually agree upon an initial salary.
                              A minimum hourly rate has been set at $9.00 per hour or minimum wage,
                                  whichever is higher.
                            CUSTODIANS - CLOTHING REQUIREMENT AND REIMBURSEMENT The Board will provide up to eighty dollars ($80.00) each year for steel-toed work shoe reimbursement during the 2018-2021 contract years. Reimbursement for steel-toed work shoes during the 2018-2021 contract year will be eighty dollars
                                ($80.00). Work shoes must be worn at all times during work.

                        1. PARAPROFESSIONAL - INSTRUCTIONAL - 2018-2021
                              Salaries of all Paraprofessionals re-employed for July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021 shall be increased by 2.95% of their base salary for 2018-19; 2.95% of their base salary for 2019-20; and 2.95% of their base salary for 2020-21.
                              The Board of Education and the new employee shall mutually agree upon an initial salary.
                              A minimum hourly rate has been set at minimum wage. (Minimum wage is
                                currently $8.38 per hour.)


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                        1. PARAPROFESSIONAL - NON-INSTRUCTIONAL· 2018-2021
                              Salaries of all Paraprofessionals re-employed for July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021 shall be increased by 2.95% of their base salary for 2018-19; 2.95% of their base salary for 2019-20; and 2.95% of their base salary for 2020-21.
                              An initial salary shall be mutually agreed upon by the Board of Education and the new employee.
                              A minimum hourly rate has been set at minimum wage. (Minimum wage is currently $8.38 per hour.)
                      NOTE: Paraprofessionals who substitute for a teacher shall be compensated at the premium substitute teacher's rate of pay or their own rate, whichever is higher.
                        1. FULL TIME SECRETARIES - 2018-2021
                              Salaries of all full time Secretaries re-employed prior to July 1, 2018 shall be increased by 2.95% of their base salary for 2018-19; 2.95% of their base salary for 2019-20; and 2.95% of their base salary for 2020-21.
                              An initial salary shall be mutually agreed upon by the Board of Education and the new employee.
                              A minimum hourly rate has been set at minimum wage. (Minimum wage is currently $8.38 per hour.)
                        1. PART-TIME SECRETARIES - 2018-2021
                              Salaries of all part-time secretaries employed prior to July 1, 2018 shall be increased by 2.95% of their base salary for 2018-19; 2.95% of their base salary for 2019-20; and 2.95% of their base salary for 2020-21.
                              An initial salary shall be mutually agreed upon by the Board of Education and the new employee.


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                              C. A minimum hourly rate has been set at minimum wage. (Minimum wage currently $8.38 per hour.)
                        Teachers' Salary Guides for 2018-2019, 2019-2020, and 2020-2021 contract years (see Appendix A, B & C)
                              The salary base for teachers of $3,417,865 for 2017-18 for 48.04 teachers will be increased as follows: 2018-19, 2.95%; 2019-20, 2.95%; 2020-21, 2.95%. These increased amounts shall include the cost of increments and new movement into longevity. Salary guides shall be developed mutually. Teachers below maximum move one step each year.
                        Absence on Account of Death in the Family - All Employees (Part-time employees'
                            benefits are pro-rated based upon percentage of time worked)
                              Employees shall be excused without Joss of pay, for a period not to exceed five (5) consecutive school days in case of death of a member of his/her immediate family, or for a person of the immediate household at the time of death. Immediate family means parent, stepparent, wife or husband, brother, sister, mother-in-law, father-in- law, children, stepchildren, and grandchildren. Days taken under this paragraph must be taken at a time contiguous to the time of death of the immediate family/household member.
                              Death of other relatives and persons of significant relationship will allow a maximum of three (3) days leave without deduction. Other relatives mean brother-in-law, sister-in-law, and grandparent. Persons of significant
                              relationship, means persons not related by blood or marriage but having


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                              comparable relationship. Days taken under this paragraph must be taken at a time contiguous to the time of death of the relative.
                              Death of additional relative will be granted one (I) day leave without deduction per occurrence. Administration reserves the right to ask the staff member to supply the name and relationship of the deceased and the name of the funeral home that handled the arrangements.
                      Absence on Account of Personal Leaves - All Employees
                          (Part-time employees' benefits are pro-rated based upon percentage of time worked)
                              Personal leaves are intended to allow the employee to observe a religious holiday or to attend to special business affairs, which cannot be conducted after hours. All employees with less than four (4) years ofin-district service will be eligible for two
                              (2) days of personal leave. Those employed by the district prior to July 1996 will continue to receive three (3) personal days. Employees with four (4) or more years of in-district service will be eligible for three (3) days of personal leave. Those employees who are at the L-2 level on the salary guide will be eligible to receive four (4) days of personal leave. Absence under this regulation shall be without loss of pay providing such absence does not exceed the above-mentioned number of days in any school year. Personal leaves may be taken in half-day increments but usage as such is limited to no more than two (2) half-days per year. Only full-time employees may take personal leave in half-day increments.
                              Usage of a personal day immediately preceding or following a school holiday is limited to one of the following holidays per year: Martin Luther King Day, President's Holiday and Memorial Day. Whenever possible, notice of absences


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                              should be given at least three (3) school days in advance. All absences are to have prior approval of the Superintendent or designee; such approval shall not be unduly denied. If the Superintendent or designee waives the advance notice, or the days are to be taken consecutively, the reason for such absence may be requested. If the request is for a day immediately before or after the Thanksgiving holiday, V,Tinter break, or Spring break, approval may be limited on a first come,
                              first serve basis, and the reason for such absence may be requested.

                              Unused personal leaves shall be converted, at the end of the school year, into sick leave at the rate of 2 to 1 for the first 10 years of employment in increments of half (1/ 2) sick days. In the eleventh year of employment personal leave will be converted at the rate of 1 to 1.

                              Days will be converted to sick leave as follows for the first ten years of employment:
                      3 days
                        1 ½days
                      2 ½days
                        1 day
                      2 days
                        1 day
                      1 ½ days
                      1 day
                        ½ day
                      1/2 day
                        0 days
                      0 days
                        0 days

                            Support employees' requests shall be evaluated against the needs of the school, after which seniority shall govern.
                            Support Paraprofessionals - Non-Instructional, working a minimum of seven (7)
                              hours per day are entitled to the benefits in Section 1 above.
                        Absence on Account of Illness
                          Sick leave is defined to mean the absence from his or her post of duty, of any person because of personal disability due to illness or injury.


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                          a. Ten-Month Employees ·
                                  In case of absence from school on account of personal illness, an employee shall be allowed full pay for ten days absence during the school year. If an employee shall have been absent on account of personal illness less than ten days during the school year, the remaining days shall be cumulative, and the number of days an employee may be absent on account of personal illness during a school year shall be ten days plus the accumulated days of previous years. Sick leave for the first year of employment shall be calculated at the rate of one (1) day per month of contract to June 30.
                                b. Twelve-Month Employees
                                  Same as Section (1) above except twelve (12) days are earned per year.
                            The Board shall require all employees to furnish a physician's statement certifying to personal illness extending beyond five (5) days and may require a physician's certificate in cases ofless than five (5) days of absence (Title 18A:30-4). Certification of the absence on account of personal illness shall be made on official forms, prepared by the Superintendent and shall be kept on file. The Board shall require a physician's certificate to be filed with the Superintendent of Schools.
                            Employees shall be given a written accounting of accumulated sick leave no
                                  later than the fifteenth (15th) of September of each school year.
                        1. The Superintendent may, at his/her discretion, allow employees to attend educational meetings without Joss of pay, if, in his/her opinion, it is desirable.


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                          Custodians ancl'Secretartes mayattend the NJEA Convention for a maximum of two (2) days and take those days as professional days so long as prior approval of the Superintendent is obtained and provided that the custodian(s) and secretary(ies) shall provide a certificate of attendance to the Superintendent within three (3) days of his/her return from the Convention.
                      The difference in pay between the teacher's regular salary and the amount received from State or Federal Government due to being called into temporary active duty of any unit of the United States Reserve or the State National Guard shall be paid by the Board of Education.
                        1. Any pregnant employee may apply to the Board of Education for a disability
                                  leave of absence and shall be granted the leave. The leave dates shall be supported by a physician's certificate, which shall allow for disability twenty
                                  (20) workdays before and twenty (20) workdays after the anticipated date of birth.
                            A pregnant employee may request more or less than twenty (20) work days
                                  before and after the anticipated date of birth upon a specific physician's certificate supporting same.
                            Accumulated sick days may be utilized during the disability period.
                            The approved disability leave shall be extended for anticipated disability related to the childbirth upon provision of a physician's certificate.
                            The Board of Education retains the right to confirm the conclusion of any physician's certificate provided under this Article by having the employee examined by its own physician at the Board's expense. If the two physicians disagree, they shall choose a third physician who shall examine


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                                    the ·emp1'oyee-aand-whose decision shall be final and binding upon the _ parties.
                              A nontenured employee shall only be entitled to a leave up to the expiration of her contract. A nontenured employee shall not be denied re-employment on the basis that she is pregnant or on leave.
                              A pregnant employee may be relieved from duty because her work performance has noticeably declined due to health reasons and she cannot obtain a physician's certificate that she is medically able to continue working, or for other reasons applicable to all employees under Title 18A. No pregnant employee may be relieved from teaching duties solely on the fact that she is pregnant or that her pregnancy has reached a specific number of months.
                        ARTICLE VIII
                                    NOTIFICATION OF TEACHING ASSIGNMENT
                          All teachers shall be given written notice of their tentative teaching assignment for the coming year prior to the termination of the current year.
                          In the event a change of assignment occurs after the termination of the school year, affected teachers will be notified in writing.
                          Any teacher who is interested in potential vacancies which may occur during the summer recess may provide a letter to the Superintendent prior to the close of school indicating said interest and providing his/her address during the summer months. If a vacancy occurs during the summer, the Superintendent will then notify any such teacher, in writing, of any such vacancy.


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                        ARTICLE IX
                                  VOLUNTARY REASSIGNMENTS AND PROMOTIONS
                            Teachers who desire a change in grade and/or subject assignments may file a written statement of such a desire with the Superintendent. Such statement shall include the grade and/or subject to which the teacher desires to be assigned.
                            Whenever a known vacancy exists, it will be posted. Teachers who desire to apply for such vacancies are to submit their applications in writing to the Superintendent within the time specified in the notice. The Superintendent will provide written notification to each applicant advising acceptance or rejection for the position. Whenever the vacancy described in the notice is filled, the Superintendent may destroy all applications for said position.
                                          ADVISORY COMMITTEES
                                The Advisory Committee shall be established to provide a forum for a continuing dialogue between the Board of Education, the Administration and the Association. Administration shall act as coordinator and leader for meetings. No power of policy shall be deemed to have been given to this committee.
                            The faculty members of this Advisory Committee shall consist of the Association President (or Co-Presidents) and faculty representatives (not to exceed seven) to be chosen by the Association. These representatives will meet with representation for the Administration and Board of Education. Administration shall be informed of the names of the members in September, or sooner, if possible.
                            Procedure Committee meetings may meet once per month at a time, date and place convenient for all. If representation from Faculty, Administration, or the Board of

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                                ·Edueatitm earmo -find a mutually-agreeable time, the monthl7-rneet i.n.g ',MilLbe --··- .. cancelled. Agendas will be mutually developed and distributed three days in
                                  Minutes of all meetings will be taken.
                        ARTICLE XI
                                          TEACHER EVALUATION
                          1. Monitoring or observation of the performance of a teacher shall be conducted openly and with full knowledge of the teacher. Observations for the purpose of evaluation shall not occur on the day immediately preceding or following Christmas/ Winter and Easter/ Spring vacations.
                            Teachers shall be evaluated by a person who is certified by the New Jersey State Board of Examiners to supervise instruction.
                            Within eight (8) school days a teacher shall be given, in written form, a copy of any class visit or evaluation report prepared by the teacher's evaluators and a conference shall be held.
                              Each teacher will receive a copy of his/her observation report one (1) school day prior to a conference with the evaluator.
                            The teacher may submit a written comment on the evaluation form,

                        1. Evaluation shall be conducted, and subsequent reports filed for tenure and non­ tenure teachers on a regular basis. Evaluations will be computerized in
                                compliance with TEACH NJ. (a)Tenure - at least one (1) annually.
                                  (b)Non-Tenure - at least three (3) annually.
                              Such reports shall be addressed to the teacher.


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                        - - -.- -. ---- --- - - ---- -- --, , --
                                      Strengths of the teacher as evidenced during period since the last report.
                                      Weaknesses of the teacher as evidenced during the period since the previous report.
                                      Specific suggestions as to measures, which the teacher might take to improve his/her performance in each of the areas wherein weaknesses, have been indicated.
                        ARTICLE XII
                                            EXTENDED LEAVES OF ABSENCE
                              A. Leaves of absence without pay may be granted to tenure teachers at the discretion of the Board of Education.
                              R Child Care Leave
                                  Natural Birth:
                                    The Board of Education shall grant childcare leave without pay to any tenured teacher upon written request and subject to the following stipulations and limitations.
                                      Child care leave shall commence on the date requested by the teacher. Such leave shall not exceed two (2) years. A teacher granted childcare leave would return to work at the beginning of a school year (September). The date ofreturn will be determined at the time the leave is approved.
                                      Child care leave requires sixty (60) days prior notice to the Board of Education.
                                  2. Adoption:
                                  Any tenure teacher adopting a child of pre-school age shall receive the same leave as Article XII B.1 which shall commence upon the teacher receiving de facto
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                              -·-custC:>dy C:>f sa id-·c hilct, 0 0r: earlier; if-necessary, 'to fulfill the requirements ..for ..
                        All benefits to which a tenure teacher was entitled immediately pnor to the commencement of the leave of absence which are still in effect within the school district at the time of his/her return and unused accumulated sick leave shall be restored to
                            him/her upon his/her return.
                          Self-Improvement Leave
                              Any teacher who has been employed in the High Bridge School District for a period of at least ten (I 0) years may apply for an unpaid leave of absence of one school year's duration. During this leave, the teacher will not be eligible for any benefits or District paid health insurance protection. Eligible teachers may be granted this leave for the purpose of formal graduate study, independent research or writing of doctoral thesis.
                              ARTICLE XIII
                                          INSURANCE PROTECTION
                          The Board of Education shall provide the health-care insurance protection designated to employees working thirty (30) or more hours per week. The Board of Education shall provide coverage for both employee and family.
                              For each employee who remains in the employ of the Board for the full school
                                  year, the Board shall make payment of insurance premiums to provide insurance coverage for the full twelve-month period commencing September Ist and ending August 31st.
                              In each year of this agreement, the employees shall continue to contribute
                                  towards health-care coverage consistent with tiers currently established, unless a statute mandates employees to pay a different rate or until a different

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                                  formula is negotiated between the parties. The Board agrees to continue to pay the remainder of the health-care insurance coverage that is not covered by the employee contributions. The Board will provide SEHBP Direct 15 as the base plan. Employees may choose to buy-up to a more expensive plan at their own cost.
                              Provisions of the health-care program shall be detailed in master policies and contracts agreed upon by the Board of Education and Association and shall include the N.J. State Health Benefits Plan.
                        The Board shall contribute no more than $25.00 per month per employee for a dental plan for employee coverage only.
                        The Board may select alternate insurance plans provided coverage is equivalent and uninterrupted.
                        .The Board will provide a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) pursuant to P.L. 2011, Ch.
                              78. Employees will not be charged any fees associated with the FSA.
                        ARTICLE XIV
                                        MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
                          If any provision of this Agreement is or shall at any time be contrary to law, then such provision shall not be applicable or performed or enforced, except to the extent permitted by law.
                          In the event that any provision of this Agreement is or shall at any time be contrary to law, all other provisions of the Agreement shall continue in effect.
                          The Board of Education reserves to itself sole jurisdiction and authority over matters of policy and retains the rights, subject only to the limitations imposed by the language of this Agreement, in accordance with applicable Jaws and regulations (1) to direct

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                              employees of the schoot··district; '(2) to hire, promote, transfer, assign and retain employees in positions within the school district, and, for just cause, to suspend, demote, discharge or take other disciplinary action against employees, (3) to relieve employees from duties because of lack of work or for other legitimate reasons, (4) to maintain the efficiency of the school district operations entrusted to them, (5) to determine the methods, means and personnel by which such operations are to be conducted, and (6) to take whatever actions may be necessary to carry out the mission of the school district in situations of emergency.
                          Upon request the Association may be granted permission by the building administrator to use a classroom for meetings.
                          All communications from the Association and the Board shall be in writing and submitted through the Superintendent.
                          The Board shall maintain an Employee Assistance Program consistent with the provisions of Board policy and the Employee-Board of Education Joint Statement.
                          ARTICLE XV
                                    GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE - ALL EMPLOYEES

                              A "Grievance" is a claim based upon a misapplication, misinterpretation, or violation of the Agreement, or a Board policy affecting an employee or group of employees.
                              The "aggrieved" is the person or persons making the claim and any person who might be required to take action or against whom action might be taken in order to resolve the claim.
                              "The Association" shall refer to the High Bridge Education Association.

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                            - 4. "The Board" shall refer to the High Bridge-Board of Education.

                              Since it is important that grievances be processed as rapidly as possible, the number of days indicated at each level should be considered as a maximum and every effort should be made to expedite the process. The time limits specified may, however, be extended by mutual agreement.
                              In the event a grievance is filed at such time that it cannot be processed through
                                  all the steps in this grievance procedure by the end of the school year and, if left unresolved until the beginning of the following school year, (could result in irreparable harm to a party in interest), the time limits set forth herein should be reduced so that the grievance procedure may be exhausted prior to the end of the school year or as soon thereafter as is practicable.
                              Level One
                                A group or employee with a grievance shall first discuss it with the building administrator either directly or through the school representative in an attempt to solve it informally, within five (5) school days after the alleged violation happened.
                              Level Two
                                  In the event the aggrieved is not satisfied with the disposition at Level One, or if no decision has been rendered in five (5) school days after presentation, the aggrieved shall file the grievance in writing within ten (10) days school days after an informal meeting with the building administrator. The building administrator shall meet with the aggrieved and/or the Association


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                                  representatl\ies for fonnal-hearing and discussion and render a· decision in writing within three (3) school days.
                              Level Three
                                In the event the aggrieved is not satisfied with the disposition at Level Two, or if no decision has been rendered in five (5) school days after presentation, the aggrieved shall file the grievance in writing ·with the Superintendent within ten (10) school days after the meeting with the building administrator. The Superintendent shall meet with the aggrieved and/or the Association representatives for formal hearing and discussion and render a decision in·writing within three (3) school days.
                              Level Four
                                If the grievance is not resolved to the employee's satisfaction by no later than five (5) school days after receipt of the Superintendent's decision, the aggrieved may request review by the Board of Education. The request shall be submitted in writing through the Superintendent of Schools, who shall attach all related papers and forward the request within five (5) school days to the Board of Education. The Board shall review the grievance and shall, at the option of the Board or upon request of the employee, hold a hearing with the employee and render a decision in writing with reasons within thirty-five (35) calendar days of receipt of the grievance by the Board or of the date of the hearing with the employee, whichever comes later.
                              Level Five
                                No claim by an employee shall constitute a grievable matter beyond Level Four or be processed beyond Level Four ifit pertains to (a) any matter for which a detailed method of review is prescribed by law, (b) any rule or regulation of the State

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                              -- - - Gommissioner of Educatiorr ccbuL_no_t_to the violation, misinterpretafam, or misapplication of such a rule or regulation, (c) any by-law of the Board of Education pertaining to its internal operation, (d) any matter which according to law is beyond scope of Board authority or (e) any matter which is based upon other than a contractual matter. It is specifically understood that the intent of the parties hereto is that only those grievances involving alleged violations, misapplications or misinterpretations of this contract may proceed to binding arbitration. Matters involving Board Policy may proceed as follows to advisory arbitration only. If the decision of the Board does not resolve the grievance to the satisfaction of the employee and the employee wishes to have a review by a third party, the employee shall so notify the Board through the Superintendent within ten (I 0) school days of receipt of the Board's decision. An employee, in order to process the grievance beyond Level Four, must have the request for such action accompanied by a written recommendation for such action by the Association. The following procedure will be used to secure the services of an arbitrator:
                                  A request will be made to the Public Employment Relations Commission
                                    ("P.E.R.C.") to submit a roster of persons qualified to function as an arbitrator in the dispute in question, in accordance with P.E.R.C. procedure.
                                  If the parties are unable to determine a mutually satisfactory arbitrator from the submitted list, they will request the P.E.R.C. to submit a second roster of names.
                                  The arbitrator shall be limited to the issues submitted and shall consider nothing else. The arbitrator can add nothing to, nor subtract anything

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                                    from, the-Agi:eemenLbeiw.een the parties or any policy of the Board of Education. The arbitrator's decision shall be in writing and shall set forth the facts upon which the decision is based. The recommendations of the arbitrator shall be binding with respect to contractual matters, but advisory with respect to Board Policy matters. Only the Board, the aggrieved and his/her representatives shall be given copies of the arbitrator's report of findings, reasons and recommendations. This shall be accomplished within thirty (30) days of the completion of the arbitrator's hearings.
                                  The costs for the services of the arbitrator including per diem expenses, if any, and actual and necessary travel and subsistence expenses shall be borne equally by the Board and the Association.
                        Rights of Employees to Representation
                              Any aggrieved person or persons may be represented at all stages of this grievance procedure by a person of his/her own choosing, except that he/she may not be represented by a representative or an officer of any employee organization other than the Association. He/she shall have the right to be present and state his/her views at all stages of this grievance procedure.
                              If in the judgment of the Association, a grievance affects a group or class of employees, the Association Grievance Committee may submit such grievance in writing directly to the building administrator and the processing of such grievance shall be started at Level Two.


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                              Decisions .rendei:€:'<l-atJ,,,e',ieltune,-Two,-Three and Four of grievance procedure, shall be in writing, setting forth the decision and the reasons and shall be promptly transmitted to the aggrieved and his/her representative.
                              All documents, communications and records dealing with the processing of a grievance shall be filled separately from the personnel files of participants.
                              Forms for filing grievances, serving notices, taking appeals, making reports and recommendations, and other necessary documents shall be prepared and distributed by the Superintendent so as to facilitate operation of the grievance procedure.
                              All meetings and hearings under this procedure shall be conducted in private and
                                  shall include only such parties in interest and their designated or selected representative.
                              Grievances shall become null and void if the tiine requirements for submission
                                  to the various levels are not met by the aggrieved.
                        ARTICLE XVI

                          Co-Curricular advisorships and coaching position shall be compensated according to the schedule B below. The following categories shall be compensated at the following rate for the school years 2018-2021:
                                Interscholastic Sports
                                Fall Sports, each

                                Girls' Basketball

                                Boys' Basketball

                                Spring Sports, each

                                Winter Cheerleading


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                        $1,264.00 2,183.00


                                ·· Coaches five-{S}GJ'.-.more years of experience will receive an additional.. twenty (20) percent of the base dollars listed above.
                                Advisors of intramural sports and other activities will be compensated at a rate of
                                  twenty-nine dollars and eleven cents ($29.11) per hour with a maximum number of hours per Board of Education approved program
                                Chaperoning of events as designated by the Building Administrator, shall be
                                  compensated at a rate of seventy-two dollars and fifty-three cents ($72.53) per chaperone, per event during the 2018-2021, school years. There shall be a minimum of two chaperones at major events
                                Overnight field trips - \Vhen a field trip involves an overnight stay, the Board of Education will compensate each teacher at the substitute pay rate for each night of the trip
                              It is understood that all intramural and interscholastic sports
                                  and activities must have prior Board of Education approval.
                              Vacancy of coaching positions or new coaching positions will be posted in the Teachers' Room in September.
                              Coaches will be notified of their being hired prior to the season.
                              Teachers are to employ for co-curricular advisorships by written addendum to contract.
                              Payment shall be made upon completion of the sport/ activity.
                              Advisors and coaches of the various sports and activities in one year are not guaranteed continuous assignment in subsequent years.

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                        ARTICLE XVII

                        UNION SECURITY
                              Upon the request of the High Bridge Education Association, the Board shall deduct a representation fee from the wages of each employee who is a member of the bargaining unit but who is not a member of the Association.
                              These deductions shall commence thirty (30) days after the beginning of employment in the unit or ten (10) days after canceling their membership in the Association.
                              The amount of said representation fee shall be certified to the Board of Education
                                by the Association within five (5) working days after the effective date of this Article, which amount shall not exceed 85% of the regular membership dues, fees and assessments charged by the Association to its members.
                              The Association agrees to indemnify and hold the Board of Education harmless against any liability, cause of action, or claims of loss, whatsoever arising as a result of said deductions.
                              The Board of Education shall remit the amounts deducted to the Association in a
                                similar manner to which it remits regular dues, fees and assessments of members of the Association.
                              The Association shall establish and maintain at all times a demand and return
                                system as provided by N.J.S.A. 34:13a-5.4(2)(c) and (3) (L.1979 c. 477) and membership in the Association shall be available to all employees in the unit on an equal basis at all times. 1n the event the Association fails to maintain such a


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                                  system, or if membership is not so available, the Board of Education shall immediately cease making such deductions.
                              This Article shall become effective as soon as practicable after the signing of this Agreement.
                        ARTICLE XVIII

                        RETIREMENT LEAVE
                              Any teacher who has been employed by the High Bridge School District for twenty
                                  (20) or more years, who submits to the Superintendent a written statement of intention to retire, shall be eligible for a special retirement allowance. Said ·written notice of intention to retire must be provided to the Superintendent at least tlvo (2) months before the final budget submission date for the budget involving the year of retirement.
                              The retirement allowance shall be computed at the rate of one (1) day's pay for every three (3) days of accumulated unused sick leave to the teacher's credit at the time of the announced contemplated retirement, to a maximum of fifty (50) days' pay. Employees hired prior to May 21, 2010 are grandfathered to receive a maximum payout not to exceed $18,000. Employees hired after May 21, 2010 are capped at a maximum payout not to exceed $15,000.
                              The rate of compensation under paragraph "B", above, shall be the daily rate of pay which the teacher earned during his or her final school year.
                        ARTICLE XIX
                                            TEACHER MENTORS
                              A. The Board will deduct the appropriate monies, to the extent possible in equal installments, from the provisional teacher's salary and remit it to the Mentor

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                                  teacher through the payroll process. The mentor shall receive payment no later than the last pay in June.
                                          ARTICLE XX DURATION OF AGREEMENT
                              This Agreement shall become effective as of July 1, 2018. Both parties agree that all articles of this Agreement have been agreed upon for three (3) years.
                              In witness whereof the Association has caused this Agreement to be signed by its Vice-Presidents and Secretary, and the Board of Education has caused it to be signed by its President, attested to by its Secretary, and to have its corporate seal placed hereon.


                          Kim Terzuolo, PresidentEA
                            Stev'e Kovacs, Vice-President HBEA

                            Judy LaGreca, Secretary

                          Cindy Sharkey, School Board President

                            Signed this day of _,2019

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                                            High Bridge
                                    20111-19 Te-ac:her
                                    Satary Guide
                                      Step BA BA+15 BA+30 MA MA+15 MA+30
                              1 56,110 57,410 58,710
                              2 56,360 57,660 58,960
                              3 56,610 57,910 59,210
                              4 56,860 58,160 59,460
                                      5 57,115 58,415 59,715
                                      6 58,540 59,840 61,140
                                      7-8 60,340 61,640 62,940
                                      9 62,240 63,540 64,840
                                      10 64,565 65,865 67,165
                                      11 66,905 68,205 69,505
                                      12 69,260 70,560 71,860
                              13 71,625 72,925 74,225
                              14 74,000 75,300 76,600
                              15 76,385 n,sas 78,985
                              18 78,780 80,080 81,380
                                      L1 80,080 81,380 82,680
                                      L2 81,380 82,680 83,980

                                    Ll: Tea her; ering their 20th year in the High B1idge Public School District will be placed on L-1 and shall receive longevity compensaiion inclLided in L-1-ofthe salary guide,
                                    L2: Teachers entering their 25th year in the High Bridge Public School District will be placed on L-2 and shall receive longevity compensation included in L-2 of the salary guide.

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                                          H;gh Bridge
                                            Salary Gulde

                                    Ll: Teachers e11iering their 20m year in the High Bridge Public School District will be placed on L-1 and shall receive longevity compensation il1cluded in L-1 of the salary guide.
                                    L2: Teachers entering their 25"1 year in the High Bridge Public School District will be placed on L-2 lllld shall receive longevity compensation included in L-2 of the salary guide.


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                                  APPE!'t'DIX C
                                  YEAR3 Nigh Bridge
                                  2020-21 Teacher Gulde
                              Salary Guide
                              ... ""
                              $ 61,655.00
                              $ 65,555.00
                              $ 61,905.00
                              $ 65,805.00
                              $ 66,055.00
                              $ 66,305,00
                              $ 66,600.00
                              $ 68,000.00
                              $ 69,800.00
                              $ 71,700.00
                              $ 73,955.00
                              $ 72,330.00
                              $ 76,230.00
                              $ 74,625.00
                              $ 78,525.00
                              $ 80,840.00
                              $ 79,275.00
                              $ 83,175.00
                              $ 81,630.00
                              $ 85,530.00
                              $ 87,905.00

                                  Ll: Teachers entering their 20th year in the High Bridge Publi School District will b.e placed on L-1 and shall receive longevity compensation included m L-1 of the salary guide.
                                  L2: Teachers entering their 25th year in the High ridge Publi School District will b_e placed on L-2 io!nd shall receive longevity compensat1011included mL-2 of the salary guide.


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