The Lower Merion Board of School Directors and the leadership of the Lower Merion Education Association are pleased to announce that both sides have agreed to a new four-year contract, effective July 1, 2020. This agreement was reached swiftly, amicably and ahead of schedule.
The contract recognizes and rewards the excellence of our staff and is attentive to the fiscal realities of the District and its taxpayers. This agreement facilitates the District's ability to accurately forecast budgetary needs for compensation and provides peace of mind for staff, as our District continues to take on additional projects, such as building a new middle school, to meet the challenges of our increasing enrollment.
Lower Merion students benefit every day from the dedication and innovation of our teachers and other professionals. All are wholly committed to preparing every student to reach their full potential for success, in alignment with the goals of our strategic plan, "All Forward."
The LMEA represents 1411 staff members.
The resolution approved by the Board on Monday evening, October 14, 2019 can be found here.
The current contract can be found here.