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NEGOTIATED AGREEMENT

Between the

Anchorage Education Association

and the

Anchorage School District

July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021

Table of Contents

Preamble ......................................................................................................................................... 6

100 SERIES – SALARIES AND BENEFITS................................................................................ 7

105 SALARY SCHEDULE.................................................................................................... 7

110 SALARY SCHEDULE BASIC CONDITIONS............................................................ 10

115 SALARY SCHEDULE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.................................. 11

117 INITIAL SALARY PLACEMENT FOR VOCATIONAL EXPERIENCE.................. 13

120 SALARY ADJUSTMENTS .......................................................................................... 14

125 SALARY PAYMENT................................................................................................ 15

135 CONTRACT EXTENSION....................................................................................... 15

150 ADDED DUTY ACTIVITIES .......................................................................................... 16

155 SALARY FOR ADDITIONAL DUTY POSITION.................................................. 18

160 AUTOMOBILE ALLOWANCE................................................................................... 21

170 DISABILITY RETIREMENT....................................................................................... 21

200 SERIES – INSURANCE BENEFITS.................................................................................... 21

205 HEALTH BENEFITS .................................................................................................... 22

210 LIFE INSURANCE........................................................................................................ 24

212 EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM/COUNSELING.......................................... 25

215 WORKERS’ COMPENSATION................................................................................... 25

220 LIABILITY INSURANCE ............................................................................................ 25

300 SERIES – LEAVES............................................................................................................... 25

305 CIVIC LEAVE.............................................................................................................. 26

310 EMERGENCY LEAVE................................................................................................. 26

312 BEREAVEMENT LEAVE............................................................................................ 26

320 LEGAL LEAVE............................................................................................................ 27

330 PERSONAL LEAVE..................................................................................................... 27

332 RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCE LEAVE......................................................................... 28

335 PROFESSIONAL LEAVE AND DEVELOPMENT.................................................... 28

345 SICK LEAVE............................................................................................................. 29

346 CATASTROPHIC LEAVE............................................................................................ 30

350 SICK LEAVE BANK .................................................................................................... 30

355 MILITARY LEAVE................................................................................................... 31

360 UNPAID LEAVE........................................................................................................... 31

365 FAMILY/MEDICAL LEAVE PROVISIONS........................................................... 32

368 LEAVE DONATIONS .................................................................................................. 33

380 SHARED TEACHING – (ELEMENTARY)................................................................. 33

400 SERIES – EMPLOYMENT AND WORKING CONDITIONS........................................... 34

401 PROTECTION UNDER THE LAW/NON-DISCRIMINATION................................. 34

402 ACADEMIC FREEDOM.............................................................................................. 35

403 SERVICES FOR STUDENTS RECEIVING SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES... 35

404 CLASSROOM MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT ............................................................... 38

405 OFFICE EQUIPMENT.................................................................................................. 39

407 PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES....................................................................... 39

408 CLASSROOM DISRUPTIONS .................................................................................... 39

409 CLASSROOM VISITATION........................................................................................ 40

410 MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION........................................................................... 40

411 SECTION 504 PLANS FOR STUDENTS.................................................................... 40

412 VACANCY.................................................................................................................... 41

413 ASSIGNMENT AND TRANSFER............................................................................... 41

414 CHANGES IN STUDENT PLACEMENT.................................................................... 45

416 GRADE DETERMINATION .................................................................................... 45

417 IN-SERVICE PLANNING AND CALENDAR............................................................ 45

419 DISCIPLINE PROCEDURE FOR STUDENTS ....................................................... 46

420 JUST CAUSE................................................................................................................. 48

421 HAZARDOUS AND UNSAFE CONDITIONS ........................................................... 48

422 NATURAL DISASTER OR CATASTROPHIC EVENT............................................. 49

423 EMERGENCY CLOSURES.......................................................................................... 49

425 PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE ...................................................................................... 49

428 TIME AT DUTY STATION.......................................................................................... 50

431 NON-INSTRUCTIONAL DUTIES............................................................................... 51

432 INNOVATIVE SITE-BASED ACTIVITIES ................................................................ 51

440 ASSAULT OF MEMBERS BY AN ADULT ............................................................... 52

441 COMPLAINTS AGAINST MEMBERS ....................................................................... 52

442 ABUSE ALLEGATIONS.............................................................................................. 52

443 PERSONNEL FILE ....................................................................................................... 53

444 UNIT FILE..................................................................................................................... 54

446 PUBLICATIONS........................................................................................................... 54

449 REDUCTION-IN-FORCE............................................................................................. 55

450 INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM INPUT PROCESS.................................................... 57

452 INSTRUCTIONAL PLANNING .................................................................................. 58

461 INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS........................................................... 58

463 MENTORING AND EVALUATION SUPPORT COACH PROGRAMS ................... 58

464 EVALUATION PROCEDURE ..................................................................................... 60

465 ELEMENTARY SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT .................................................. 62

470 CLASSROOM COVERAGE ......................................................................................... 62

490 OTHER BENEFITS ....................................................................................................... 62

500 SERIES – NEGOTIATION AND GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES ...................................... 62

505 NEGOTIATIONS PROCEDURE.................................................................................. 62

506 NEGOTIATIONS ....................................................................................................... 63

510 GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE ........................................................................................ 63

600 SERIES – AGREEMENT CONDITIONS ............................................................................ 65

601 RECOGNITION............................................................................................................. 65

605 CONTRACT MAINTENANCE .................................................................................... 66

610 PUBLICATION OF AGREEMENT ............................................................................. 66

615 DURATION ................................................................................................................... 66

620 CONFORMITY TO LAW ............................................................................................. 66

625 ASSOCIATION AND MANAGEMENT RIGHTS ...................................................... 67

700 SERIES – ASSOCIATION RIGHTS .................................................................................... 67

705 ASSOCIATION USE OF DISTRICT FACILITIES ..................................................... 67

710 EMPLOYER INFORMATION ..................................................................................... 68

715 NON-JEOPARDY ......................................................................................................... 68

720 DUES DEDUCTION ..................................................................................................... 68

725 ASSOCIATION LEAVE ............................................................................................... 70

730 MEMBER REPRESENTATION AT BOARD MEETINGS ........................................ 70

740 ASSOCIATION REPRESENTATION ......................................................................... 70

APPENDIX Letter of Understanding: Mid-Level Schedule Review .............................................................71

Letter of Understanding: Elementary ELA Program Review ....................................................72