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.
Today after a full day of state-supported mediation, Vancouver Public Schools and Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals reached a tentative agreement on a new contract for secretaries, clerks and paraprofessionals. Details of the settlement will be released when VAESP schedules a ratification vote after the winter break. “I am [...]
VAESP leaders walk out of state-mediated bargaining after VPS proposes a total base salary increase of 15.5 percent over four years
Over four years, VAESP members would receive a total base salary increase of 15.5 percent.
Dear VPS families, To keep you informed during contract negotiations with the Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals, I am writing to let you know that the VPS and VAESP bargaining teams worked all day with a state mediator on Monday this week. While both sides moved somewhat closer to [...]