The vote came on the one-year anniversary of the teachers' vote to approve NEA as its negotiator.
The agreement will include a $1,000 pay increase, plua one step for faculty and the following changes:
- Elementary teachers will be able to eat lunch without having duty during the lunch period.
-Teachers must be notified if a grade change is requested.
-Mileage reimbursements will be made monthly.
-Teachers who have to give up their planning period will be paid $21,50
-Improvements will be made toward a more respectful environment and better discipline support.
The JNEA bargaining team consisted of Crystal Stokes, representing middle school; William Keczkemethy, high school; Erin Snodgrass, elementary; Vicki Robson, elementary and special education; Tina Guiles, middle school; and Annie Smith, Missouri NEA and legal representative.