SDEA and the District reached a tentative agreement late Sunday afternoon which teachers will now be asked to vote to ratify. The proposed agreement would need ⅔ of SDSD certificated staff in order to pass, however I believe it will be adopted.
Although I’d anticipated the agreement would establish a district-wide model for the elementary instructional day, it now appears that each site will establish their instructional model based on factors such as:
- Number of students returning to our site
- Physical size of the classroom
- Health and safety guidelines
I am moving ahead with planning as if all 500 of our students will return to our site. I recognize that this is highly unlikely, but it will allow us to most easily “pivot” if that number declines.
Our staff and I are meeting throughout the week and our school community will continue to be kept apprised of any new developments and decisions.