Track 7: Preparation for Professional Negotiations & Arbitration
This session will assist you in preparing to lead the professional negotiation process in your school district. The learning will be focused into the following areas: 1. Background information needed for negotiations. 2. Preparation for negotiations. 3. Negotiation Process. Specific items within these areas will include Chapter 20, bargaining options, resources and data available for preparation, economic impact of contract language, how to prepare and establish protocol for your board, initial proposals, impasse procedures, mediation, and arbitration. As a participant, you will be engaged in activities throughout the process that will lead to your preparation for the negotiation process in your districts.
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