2021-23 CAEA Collective Bargaining Agreement – Schedule A

SCHEDULE A 2021-2022

Base = $39,734

Vertical Index= 5.15% Horizontal Index= 5.15%

STEPBABA+15BA+30/MAMA+15MA+30
1
$39,734
$40,757
$41,780
$42,856
$43,932
$45,063
$46,194
$47,384
$48,573
$49,824
2$41,780
$42,856
$43,932
$45,063
$46,194
$47,384
$48,573
$49,824
$51,075
$52,390
3
$43,932
$45,063
$46,194
$47,384
$48,573
$49,824
$51,075
$52,390
$53,705
$55,088
4
$46,194
$47,384
$48,573
$49,824
$51,075
$52,390
$53,705
$55,088
$56,471
$57,925
5
$48,573
$49,824
$51,075
$52,390
$53,705
$55,088
$56,471
$57,925
$59,379
$60,908
6
$51,075
$52,390
$53,705
$55,088
$56,471
$57,925
$59,379
$60,908
$62,437
$64,045
7
$53,705
$55,088
$56,471
$57,925
$59,379
$60,908
$62,437
$64,045
$65,653
$67,344
8
$56,471
$57,925
$59,379
$60,908
$62,437
$64,045
$65,653
$67,344
$69,034
$70,812
9
$59,379
$60,908
$62,437
$64,045
$65,653
$67,344
$69,034
$70,812
$72,589
$74,458
10
$62,437
$64,045
$65,653
$67,344
$69,034
$70,812
$72,589
$74,458
$76,327
$78,293
11$65,653$69,034$72,589$76,327$80,258

SCHEDULE A 2022-2023

Base = $40,131

Vertical Index= 5.15% Horizontal Index= 5.15%

STEPBABA+15BA+30/MAMA+15MA+30
1
$40,131
$41,165
$42,198
$43,285
$44,371
$45,514
$46,656
$47,858
$49,059
$50,323
2$42,198
$43,285
$44,371
$45,514
$46,656
$47,858
$49,059
$50,323
$51,586
$52,915
3
$44,371
$45,514
$46,656
$47,858
$49,059
$50,323
$51,586
$52,915
$54,243
$55,640
4
$46,656
$47,858
$49,059
$50,323
$51,586
$52,915
$54,243
$55,640
$57,037
$58,506
5
$49,059
$50,323
$51,586
$52,915
$54,243
$55,640
$57,037
$58,506
$59,974
$61,519
6
$51,586
$52,915
$54,243
$55,640
$57,037
$58,506
$59,974
$61,519
$63,063
$64,687
7
$54,243
$55,640
$57,037
$58,506
$59,974
$61,519
$63,063
$64,687
$66,311
$68,019
8
$57,037
$58,506
$59,974
$61,519
$63,063
$64,687
$66,311
$68,019
$69,726
$71,522
9
$59,974
$61,519
$63,063
$64,687
$66,311
$68,019
$69,726
$71,522
$73,317
$75,205
10
$63,063
$64,687
$66,311
$68,019
$69,726
$71,522
$73,317
$75,205
$77,093
$79,078
11$66,311$69,726$73,317$77,093$81,063

SUPPLEMENT TO 2021-2023 SALARY SCHEDULES

Schedule A for the 2021-2022 shall be computed on a beginning bachelor’s degree salary of $39,734. All other salaries shall be determined by applying a 5.15% vertical index and a 5.15% horizontal index.

Schedule A for the 2022-2023 shall be computed on a beginning bachelor’s degree salary of $40,131. All other salaries shall be determined by applying a 5.15% vertical index and a 5.15% horizontal index

A. Nurses will be compensated according to Schedule A.

B. Educators are limited to the seventh (7th) step on the salary schedule in the bachelor’s degree category. It is necessary, therefore, to obtain fifteen (15) graduate hours within six (6) years or plateau on the seventh (7th) step. A new educator with graduate hours beyond the master’s degree will not receive credit for those hours until the educator has completed two (2) years of experience either in Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools or in another district unless required for the position.

C. Educators accumulating enough credit hours for movement to a higher step on the salary schedule shall receive an adjustment at the start of the following semester after showing proof of credits earned. Either graduate or undergraduate credits will be accepted at the BA plus 15 and BA plus 30 level. Only credits earned after the baccalaureate degree will be accepted for advance placement on the salary schedule.  Credit beyond the BA + 30 or Master’s level must be graduate level courses. Courses to be credited toward salary advancement must be directly related to the educator’s current assignment or must aid in qualifying the educator for another assignment that currently exists in the district that requires educator certification or State Department of Education approval; or be part of a graduate degree program that directly relates to the educator’s current assignment or aids in qualifying for another assignment that currently exists in the District and requires educator certification or State Department of Education approval; or be approved by the Office of Human Resources.

D. Movement on vertical steps on the salary schedule shall occur only at the beginning of each school year. Movement beyond Step seven (7) of the BA column shall be at the rate of one (1) vertical step annually after the completion of the fifteen (15) hours.

E. Movement on steps (experience) on the salary schedule shall be limited to one step only.

F. An educator shall receive an annual longevity payment of:

beginning with the 10th year$1,355
beginning with the 21st year$1,880
beginning with the 27th year$2,510

Full credit for years of experience in Carman-Ainsworth shall be counted, plus four (4) years of teaching experience elsewhere for members hired prior to December 31, 2012. Members hired
after December 31, 2012, will only be credited for years of service in Carman-Ainsworth for the purposes of longevity payment.

G. A payment of $50 will be paid to all educators who attend open house. Open house time will  not exceed 1 ½ hours.

H. For 2021-2022 a one-time off schedule payment of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00), one half one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) will be paid December 24, 2021, and one half one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) will be paid June 24, 2022. The educator must be employed at the time of payment to receive the payment

For 2022-2023 a one-time off schedule payment of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00), one half one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) will be paid December 23, 2022, and one half one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) will be paid June 23, 2023. The educator must be employed at the time of payment to receive the payment.

SUPPLEMENTAL AND EXTRA DUTY PAY SCHEDULES

A. Supplementary and extra assignments shall be performed by educators who are members of the Carman-Ainsworth Education Association providing the applicant meets the qualifications posted for the position.

a. These positions will be posted when vacant.

b. Educators shall not be unassigned from such positions unless they have had an opportunity to improve following evaluation. This paragraph shall not prohibit the employer from disciplining educators when appropriate.

c. If an educator who is a bargaining unit member has interest in filling a position currently held by a non-bargaining unit person, it is the educator’s responsibility to notify the Office of Human Resources, in writing, for future consideration. Said position shall be posted in a timely fashion prior to the start of the next season.

B. Assignments enumerated in Schedules B, C, D, E, and F shall not be obligatory but shall be with the consent of the educator except as noted on Schedules C and D. Educators with an obligatory schedule assignment wishing a change within their assignment for the following school year must notify in writing their immediate supervisor by March 15th. Such requests shall be granted provided it does not cause a layoff or forced unassignment of another educator.

he compensation for Schedules B, C, and D will be computed as a percentage of the base salary column listed below equal to the years of experience in the activity up to a maximum of five years

StepBase Salary
1$38,000
2$39,957
3$42,015
4$44,179
5$46,454

Compensation for any position not covered by the Master Agreement will be agreed to mutually by the Association and the Board as programs and/or positions are developed.