Vancouver Public Schools is currently in negotiations with the Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals, or VAESP, which includes administrative and clerical professionals, paraeducators and support positions. We value our employees and take seriously our role as stewards of taxpayer dollars. Our goal is to negotiate fairly and transparently in the best interest of students, staff members and our community.
After members of Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals voted this evening to ratify a new, three-year contract with Vancouver Public Schools, the district released the basic terms of the agreement. On average, VAESP members will receive total salary improvements of 11.4 percent in the first year, 3 percent in [...]
We have reached a tentative agreement with the support staff union.
Negotiations update for Vancouver Public Schools and Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals
Bargaining teams for Vancouver Public Schools and Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals are continuing state mediation this afternoon. They are scheduled to negotiate all day tomorrow and will work into the evening if necessary to try to reach agreement on a contract. The complex and inequitable funding system adopted by [...]