The Copley-Fairlawn School Board has asked me to advise the community about what is happening with regard to our contract with the District's teachers, and understand how we got to this point.
Earlier this month, the Board reached a tentative agreement on a three-year labor contract with a negotiating team comprised of representatives from the Copley Teachers Association and an advisor from the Ohio Education Association. The tentative agreement was reached after several months of hard work and with the assistance of a federal mediator. The Union leadership who participated in negotiations recommended this agreement to their membership. (continued)