BLUEPRINT ERA BARGAINING SURVEY

BEYOND STEP EQUITY 

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* 1. Please share your best and most up-to-date contact information:

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* 2. List your school/ worksite(s):

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* 3. What are your FY23 Bargaining Priorities (Please rank each from 1-10. 1=highest.)

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Fair Cost of Living Adjustment (Cola) and 1 step increase
Keeping Heath Care Costs Manageable
Maintaining Current Health Care Offerings
Safe and Just Schools (Equitable and Healthy Environments for Students and Staff)
Clear Pandemic Health and Broader Leave Guidelines
Manageable Number of Students in Work/Caseload
Increased Planning Time and Fewer Non-Professional Duties
Increased Compensation for SPED and ESOL Educators
Broader Educator Participation in School Plans, Curriculum, Schedules, and Programming
Social Emotional Wellness for Students and Staff

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* 4. Describe your single most important Bargaining Priority:

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* 5. We deserve a multi-year contract so that we can focus on other issues besides wages and bargaining every year.

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* 6. Is the AACPS recent budget recommendation of one step, with a 4% Cola, a positive starting point for wage negotiations, as it represents the largest recommended Cola in over a decade?

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* 7. What are you willing to do to ensure your bargaining priorities are met? Check all that apply.

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* 8. Please list any community organization(s) you are involved with, and think TAAAC may have shared interests or otherwise should be in contact:

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* 9. Does your school/worksite have (check all that apply) the following:

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* 10. Which of the Five (5) Major Policy Areas of the recently passed Education Law --"The Blueprint For Maryland's Future"-- interests you most?

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* 11. The Blueprint mandates will impact long-term raises, increased pay for National Board Certified Teachers, starting salaries, career ladders, hiring of new educators, and more. Each of these must be funded starting in this year's budget along with our other priorities.


Are you willing to participate in training on how the Blueprint will impact bargaining over wages, evaluations, and career pathways?

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