This week the paraprofessional contract was ratified. Of the 117 voting members, 85 voted in favor, and 0 voted against. The paraprofessionals won two of our core proposals. The starting salary will increase from $20,680 to $25,000, and paraprofessionals will earn job security after 4 years. Our path to this contract dates back over a year, and our success would… Continue reading "Unit C Paraprofessional Contract Ratifies"
JOIN US at the School Committee Meeting to Stand up for Somerville Public Schools Paraprofessionals fighting for fair salaries and job security. MEET UP (5:30) & WALK IN (6:45)! 5:30pm @ Highland ave and School Street STA and community members are encouraged to meet at the corner of Highland Ave and School Street for a pre-meeting gathering! Let’s make our… Continue reading "Stand Up For Paras"
The Contract Ratification Meeting will be on Wednesday, October 16th at 2:00 PM at the Capuano Early Childhood Center (150 Glen Street) in the Cafeteria. You have permission from central administration to leave school early to arrive for the meeting at 2:00. The meeting will begin promptly at 2:00. At 2:30 voting can begin, but only when a majority of paras have decided to… Continue reading "Para Contract Ratification Meeting"