Bargaining Priorities Survey

On Friday, Nov.30, CEA members were sent a link for the on-line-only Bargaining Priorities Survey to their personal email. This survey will close at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Dec.16. For security reasons, members cannot access the survey from a CCS computer or a device connected to the CCS network. If CEA does not have your personal email address, you will not be able to complete the survey. [Read more…]

Looking for a Job Share?

Job sharing provides a way for teachers who wish to continue their employment with Columbus City Schools in less than a fulltime capacity. Most job shares are a 50/50 split, but other arrangements can take place.
If you would like to job share with another bargaining-unit member, each partner must complete his or her own job-share packet. The documents must be signed by both job-share partners, as well as the principal or supervisor where the job share is to occur. Once the job-sharing request is approved, the job share cannot be dissolved unless all parties agree (teachers, principals or supervisors and HR). To download the job-share packet for the 2019-2020 School Year, go to https://bit.ly/2Bzfs0g .
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How are your sizes?

The Oct. 1 date for reorganization has passed, and “count week” is over. Take a look at your room. Classes should not exceed the limits set in the contract.

Article 301 explains it. We amended the contract for middle school and high school teachers, changing the class load to 150 students per day. Members whose class size exceeds the limit should contact CEA immediately.

Here are the limits:

• K-3: no more than 29 students each

• 4-5: no more than 30 students each

• K & Grades 1-5: Approximately 25 pupils per classroom teacher

• Middle school: no more 35 students per class and 150 students per day

• High school: no more than 36 students per class and 150 students per day

If you have any questions about class size, call CEA Vice President Phil Hayes at 253-4731.