Negotiations Update

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Teacher Negotiations Update



  • Bargaining Meeting – Oct. 7, 2021 – LSC members Michael Satterwhite and Brian Castellanos were in attendance via Dr. Tutwiler’s cell phone.
  • LPS presented priority areas for collaboration: NOW, NEXT, & LATER
  • Compensation – Differentials Special Services: 504’s, SST, etc. - NOW
  • Compensation – Additional Licensure – critical for performance - NOW
  • Social Workers/Clinical Directors – Clinical Model –  NOW
  • Lesson Planning – Refine components – NEXT
  • Parent Liaison – Job description – LATER
  • Evaluation Timeline – LATER


  • Collaborative Sub-Groups were formed with team members.
  • Union will be need Kindergarten and Pre-K Sped classroom teachers for input on the Additional Licensure sub-committee.  If interested, please contact
  • Next whole group bargaining meeting is Dec. 7th 6 p.m. with LPS. 

June 2021 - Our Organizing Team with members from all units working together created and disbursed the parent and member surveys. Our contracts expire on August 31, 2021 and we are collecting data from members of the teacher, paraprofessional and therapist units.

We have sub-committees working on Community Outreach and Analyzing Data for the survey questions/responses. 

July 2021 - Organizing and Negotiating Teams met to develop proposals for baragaining.

August 2021 - City of Lynn cancelled bargaining meeting.  August 11th Negotiating Teams will meet to review proposals and assign presentations.