At their April 26, 2023, regular meeting the Board of Trustees voted to ratify the Memorandum of Agreement reached between the Black Gold School Division and ATA Local #8 on April 13, 2023. More than 700 teachers, substitute teachers, and school administrators (ATA Local #8) ratified the agreement on April 20.
Highlights of the agreement include:
- A commitment to teacher professional development support
- Recognition of the increased responsibilities and complexity of the role of principals and assistant principals
- Support for substitute teacher professional development
“The Black Gold School Division and its teachers have a cooperative relationship, and the bargaining process was professional and respectful,” said Cal Monty, Associate Superintendent – Human Resources.