Pay Increases and Retroactive Pay Update:

The retroactive pay and new pay increases will take effect on the December 14 pay period.

New Contract is available now.

IPCA Contract 2018-2022

Tentative Agreement Approved by General Membership and School Board.

The Tentative Agreement was approved by the general membership in a building vote on on November 12.  There were a total of 546 votes cast, with 483 votes YES (88.5%), 63 votes NO (11.5%), and 18 spoiled ballots.  Thank you to the Bargaining team, elections committee and all the volunteers/senators who assisted with our first ratification vote in the buildings.

The District School Board also approved the tentative agreement by a unanimous vote following the IPCA general membership approval on November 12.  The bargaining team will work with the administration to finalize the new contract and provide further updates as they become available.


Tentative Agreement, FAQ & Presentation from General Membership Meeting 

The Tentative Agreement, TA Highlights, Frequently Asked Questions and PowerPoint presentation from the General Membership meeting held on November 7th are available for review and download.  Please click on the links below:

In the new Tentative Agreement, 98% of all employees will be back on schedule and the pay increases are retroactive to the beginning of the 2018-19 contract year (July 1, 2018).  The four-year salary percentage increase is 14.4%, the same percentage as the teachers bargained in the IPEA most recent agreement.  On November 8, each employee should have received an individualized salary sheet from the District outlining the hourly pay increases proposed in the Tentative Agreement.  The bargaining team has created the above FAQ and following guides to help employees who were off schedule transitioned back on schedule under this agreement.  For off schedule Assistants, click here; and for off schedule Secretaries, click here.

IPCA Bargaining Team Members are:

  • Sue Hall, Teacher Assistant (Kendall Elementary School)
  • Helen Keene, 12 Month Secretary (May Watts Elementary School)
  • Laura Mason, Dean’s Assistant (Neuqua Valley High School)
  • Lisa Ramos, Teacher Assistant (Welch Elementary School)
  • Jessye Skorich, 10 Month Secretary (Waubonsie Valley High School)
  • Kathy Thonn, Teacher Assistant (Fischer Middle School)

Prior contract:  IPCA Contract 2015-2018


Illinois Education Staff (IEA)  –

Mark Sharrard, UniServ Director –     630-369-1555

Linda Roberts, Associate Staff –    630-369-1555