After I received the press release (15 comments so far) about the contents of the contract from Crystal Lake District 155 last night, I submitted some questions.
Those questions and the answers supplied are below:
What will the starting salary be for someone with a bachelor’s degree?
The starting salary for a teacher with a bachelor’s degree is $46,218.
What will the highest salary be without extra curricular add-ons?
The highest salary without extracurricular add-ons is $116,561. This salary requires a master’s degree with 60 additional hours of college coursework and 20 years of experience.
Does that 4% increase include the cost of increased personal and sick days?
Yes, the increase does include the cost of increased personal and sick days.
What is the estimate cost each of the two years?
The estimated increase for certified salaries and benefits under the tentative ageement for
- the first year is $1.7 million and
- $2.1 million for the second year
- the cost estimate for the third year is $2.0 million based on a 1.3% CPI increase
How much of the teachers’ side of the pension payment will the taxpayers pay?