July 19, 2019

Teacher Negotiations Minutes

DATE: 12-20-2016

Hartford School Board of Directors

December 19, 2016

Hartford High School, Room 105

37 Highland Ave

White River Jct., VT  05001

Draft Minutes


Meeting was called to order by Lori Dickerson at 4:32pm.


School Board members present:  Lori Dickerson, Kevin Christie (4:45)

Others present:  Tom DeBalsi, Scott Cameron. Linda Gilbert, Carol Whitney, Paul Doiron, Thatcher Hinman and Sara Rice


The following Tentative Approved items were signed by Lori Dickerson and Thatcher Hinman.


  • Article V – Teachers Rights; N – Mentoring Program
  • Article VIII – Professional Development; 4.  Sabbatical Leave:  d. 
  • Article IX – Shirt-Term Leaves; A. Sick Leave: 3
  • Article XXI – Personnel Reduction; H.
  • Appendix 2B – Extra-Curricular Schedules


The HEA salary proposal was discussed.  Their proposal is for an average increase of 5.71 percent for the first year.  HEA is waiting for the Board’s counter proposal.  That will be presented at the next meeting.


The HEA shared their new health insurance proposal.  They ask that they Board pay 92 percent of the premiums and cover all deductible and out of pocket expenses.  Discussion followed.


Next meeting date: 

  • January 12, 2017; 5:00 – 7:00
  • January 24, 2017; 4:30 – 6:30


Adjournment:  Kevin Christie made a motion to adjourn.  Motion seconded by Lori Dickerson.  Meeting adjourned at 6:55pm.


Respectfully submitted


Linda Nash