From Harford County Public Schools:
The Board of Education of Harford County and the Harford County Education Association (HCEA), which represents approximately 3,200 Harford County Public Schools employees, including teachers, guidance counselors, psychologists, media specialists, occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech and hearing clinicians, have reached a tentative agreement between the two organizations.
On, Friday, January 14, 2011, the tentative agreement was signed by representatives of the school system and HCEA. The one?year tentative contract settlement between the two organizations encompasses the 2011-12 school year, which will begin July 1, 2011, and end June 30, 2012.
Specifics of the tentative agreement are currently being shared with members of the Board of Education of Harford County and with the members of HCEA. The agreement becomes official after ratification by both HCEA and the Board.
Information regarding the collective bargaining process can be found on the school system website at www.hcps.org by clicking on the ‘Board’ tab.