Springfield, IL, District 186 board approves 3-year teachers contract | #Education

The School District 186 board of education Monday approved a teachers’ contract ratified earlier in the evening by the Springfield Education Association.

The three-year deal got the thumbs up from teachers by a vote of 325 to 176 at Southeast High School.

Most teachers and other SEA members will get a 5% pay bump for 2022-23 and 2023-24 and 4% for 2024-25.

Bargaining team representatives from the district and SEA shook hands on a tentative deal on Oct. 26.

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“It’s a good contract. I’m really proud of everyone who got us here,” said board vice president and bargaining team member Micah Miller.

SEA president Aaron Graves said it was nice for members to have a new contract and some financial security.




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