Article I: Recognition

Section 1 – Association's Representation Unit

The following enumerated positions are included in the Associations Representation Unit:

  • Athletic Director
  • BTSA Support Provider
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Consulting Teacher
  • Contract Substitute
  • Counselor
  • Early Start Teacher
  • Elementary P.E. Teacher
  • Full-Time Contract Adult Education:
    • Teacher
    • Counselor
    • Head Counselor
    • Program Specialist
    • Resource Teacher
  • Head Counselor
  • Hearing Panel Member
  • Intern Teacher
  • Intersession Teacher
  • Language Development Specialist:
    • Resource Teacher
  • L. H. Resource Specialist
  • Permit Teacher:
    • Child Center
    • Day Care Center
    • Preschool
  • Librarian
  • Mild/Moderate Special Education Teacher – D.I.S.
  • Program Facilitator
  • Program Specialist
  • Psychologist
  • Regularly Scheduled Part-Time and Hourly Teacher:
    • Home and Hospital
    • Adult Education
  • Resource Teacher
  • R.O.T.C. Teacher
  • SDC Teacher - Special Schools
  • Secondary Categorical Program Specialist
  • School Nurses
  • Speech Therapist
  • Support Teacher
  • Summer School Teacher
  • Teacher on Assignment

Section 2 – Exclusions

Specifically excluded from the Representation Unit are all management, confidential, and classified employees. In addition, all part-time casual employees, all day-to-day substitute employees, and all employees who work less than twenty-five percent (25%) of either the regular workday or regular work year are excluded. The Association agrees that the unit is appropriate and that it will not seek a clarification or amendment of the existing unit, either as to the exclusions or the enumerated inclusions.

Section 3 – New Classifications/Unit Accretions

The District agrees to meet and discuss with the Association the inclusion or exclusion of any newly instituted certificated job classification. If the District and the Association fail to agree upon the inclusion or exclusion of the new certificated job classification, the issue will be submitted to the Public Employment Relations Board. The District and the Association may jointly agree upon any other means to resolve disputes under this Section.