The Board of Education of Wicomico County (WCBOE) is pleased to announce that it has reached a new negotiated agreement with the Wicomico County Education Association (WCEA), which represents more than 1,250 certificated teachers in the school district. In the agreement, teachers will receive a step on the scale plus a percent depending on years of service with Wicomico County Public Schools.
WCBOE also recently ratified a new negotiated agreement with Association of Public School Administrators and Supervisors of Wicomico County, the union which represents approximately 105 administrators in the school district, including principals, assistant principals, and supervisors.
As for the school system’s support staff, WCBOE continues to work toward a new agreement for these employees. Superintendent Dr. Donna Hanlin says the district hopes to finalize an agreement soon with the leadership of the Wicomico Education Association-Education Support Personnel. “We are still negotiating, and we will remain at the table to get a new contract, as we truly value all our employees,” Hanlin said.
Wicomico County Public Schools operates 26 schools and education centers in Wicomico County, preparing the county’s approximately 15,000 students for college and career.