Originally published Sept. 10 in the Quad City Times.
By Nicole Lauer, Lee News Network
Coal Valley school board members Monday approved a four-year contract agreement for the district’s support personnel and heard from Superintendent Lanty McGuire on future facility improvements that could include an overhaul to the high school’s physical education space.
Board members returned from a closed session to unanimously approve the agreement with the Moline Educational Support Personnel Association, with the agreement spanning from the current school year through the 2021-2022 school year. According to a district release, MESPA employees of the district will receive an average wage increase of 3.9 percent each year of the agreement and members will also receive a year of service increases to offset corresponding adjustments to health insurance benefits. Read More