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Negotiations

South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) and its employee labor groups share a common interest in creating the most effective educational experience for our students. To support this goal and collaboration, SoWashCo Schools has established guiding values for contract negotiations.

Guiding Values for Contract Negotiations

budget

Working within our budget to responsibly meet our financial and educational obligations

communication

Creating a school system that supports equity for each student

equity

Creating a school system that supports equity for each student

culture

Promoting a culture that is focused on students, their growth and achievement


Negotiations Updates

During the fourth negotiation session, South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) and the United Teachers of South Washington County (UTSWC) met to discuss several contract proposals.

South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) and the United Teachers of South Washington County (UTSWC) successfully came to several tentative agreements during their second negotiations session.

South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) and the United Teachers of South Washington County (UTSWC) kicked off negotiations for the 2021-23 contract cycle last Thursday, May 6.

South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) and its employee labor groups share a common interest in creating the most effective educational experience for our students. To support this goal and collaboration, SoWashCo Schools has established guiding values for contract negotiations.