Sycamore board, teachers agree to contract that includes salary freeze

SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - The Sycamore Board of Education has approved a 1-year collective bargaining agreement with the Sycamore Education Association.

SEA represents approximately 449 employees, including teachers, guidance counselors, school nurses and media specialists.  SEA ratified the agreement on May 16.

The terms of the contract include a salary freeze for the 2011-12 school year, including no wage adjustments for longevity.

"The cohesive and professional collaboration between members of SEA and the district are evident in this agreement," said Diane Adamec, Sycamore Board of Education president.  "The outcome is good for everyone in the district including taxpayers, staff and students."

During their May 18 meeting, the Board also approved a resolution stating that administrators' salaries will not increase in 2011-12.

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