WALLKILL VALLEY REGIONAL
BOARD OF EDUCATION
BOARD OFFICE PERSONNEL
Covering the period
July 1, 2005
June 30, 2008
A G R E E M E N T
B E T W E E N
W A L L K I L L V A L L E Y B O A R D
O F E D U C A T I O N
A N D
T H E W A L L K I L L V A L L E Y
B O A R D O F F I C E P E R S O N N E L
This agreement covers conditions specified for the three year period effective July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2008. Other items not specified will continue according to past practice.
ARTICLE I - LONGEVITY
A longevity formula will be applied in accordance with the following schedule:
Completed 5 through 9 years $ 450
10 14 500
15 19 600
20 24 700
25 or more 800
This sum is to be paid on the anniversary date of employment.
ARTICLE II - LEAVES OF ABSENCE
A. ABSENCE FOR PERSONAL ILLNESS
1. Absence for personal illness shall be allowed and shall include full pay
not to exceed twelve days in one year. If fewer than twelve days of
allowed sick leave are taken in any year, then the number of days not
utilized shall be accumulated without limit.
2. In case of illness incurred during the school day which results in the
employee leaving school before 11:00 A.M., a full day will be charged;
if after 11:00 A.M., one half day will be charged.
3. Upon retirement, unused sick leave will be reimbursed at a rate of $35
per day for each unused sick leave day accumulated to the day of
retirement. Retirement shall mean an employee filed the necessary papers
to effect same with the Public Employees Retirement System.
-1-B. PERSONAL AND EMERGENCY DAYS
Personal Days will be designated as Personal/Emergency Days with Emergency Days
not requiring prior notice. Four (4) Personal Days and (2) Emergency Days will be
granted per year. In the event that Personal and Emergency Days are not used in
any given year, the number of days not used will be accumulated as sick leave.
C. ABSENCE FOR DEATH IN THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY
1. Absence due to death in the employee’s immediate family or household
shall be allowed with pay for the required period not to exceed five
school days. The term “immediate family” shall include wife, husband,
children, mother, father, mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister, brother,
sister-in-law and brother-in-law.
2. Two days with full pay shall be allowed in the event of the death of a
grandparent and one day with full pay shall be allowed in the event of the
death of other non-immediate members of the family.
D. ABSENCE FOR JURY DUTY
Employees will be granted time off to serve on Jury Duty without being penalized.
They will receive full pay and time spent on Jury Duty will not be charged against
personal leave and will count as time on the job. An employee called for Jury Duty
shall report same to the Superintendent and while on Jury Duty, will report their
schedule for the following days.
E. EXTENDED ABSENCES
All extended absences and other absences not otherwise specifically covered herein
shall be considered only after application thereof to the Board of Education
ARTICLE III - INSURANCE
A. A Board-paid family plan for the following will be provided:
1. Hospitalization/Major Medical Health Plan
2. Dental Plan
3. Prescription Plan
4. Optical Plan
-2-ARTICLE IV - VACATIONS
Vacations may be taken at any time during the period July 1 through June 30 upon
approval of the Superintendent.
Vacations shall be earned as follows:
After 1 full year’s service - 10 vacation days
After 5 full years’ service - 15 vacation days
ARTICLE V - HOLIDAYS
A. Employees shall receive seven fixed holidays with pay as follows:
1. New Year’s Day 5. Thanksgiving Day
2. Memorial Day 6. Day after Thanksgiving Day
3. Fourth of July 7. Christmas Day
4. Labor Day
B. In addition, employees shall receive four days from the following list. These
days shall be approved by the Superintendent.
1. Good Friday` 5. Veterans Day
2. Christmas Eve Day 6. Day after Christmas
3. New Year’s Eve Day 7. Floating Day
4. President’s Day
ARTICLE VI - OTHER
During Spring, Winter, and Christmas Breaks, NJEA Convention and all other
days when school is not in session, minimal staffing schedule will be in effect for
the Board of Education Office.
ARTICLE VII - TUITION REIMBURSEMENT
Tuition reimbursement shall be paid upon the completion of job-related college
courses with a grade of B or better, not to exceed 9 credits per year. Other
job-related workshops and seminars, subject to prior approval by the Superintendent,
may be taken for which reimbursement will be made.
-3-ARTICLE VIII - SALARIES
The salaries of Board Office Personnel covered by this agreement are set forth in
Schedule A-1 which is attached thereto and made a part of this agreement.
Board Secretary Date Board President Date
WALLKILL VALLEY REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
BOARD OFFICE PERSONNEL
2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Elizabeth Flatt 75,195 78,205 81,335
Deidre Metzger 40,760 42,390 44,085
Sarah McGrath 5,415 5,635 5,860