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Contract News Release

Contract News Release

Contract News Release

The Eastern Lancaster County School District Board of Directors and the Eastern Lancaster County Education Association agreed to a 5 year contract on August 8th, 2022.  The previous contract lapsed on June 30, 2022 and the new contract will run until June 30, 2027.  The contract was approved by a vote of 9-0 and will go into effect immediately.

The contract will provide a 5 year average salary increase of 3.55%.  The annual average budgeted increase for salaries and benefits is projected to be 2.94% during the life of the contract.  The new contract demonstrates the value and importance of the teachers in ELANCO, while also providing greater certainty for the district in budget forecasting and annual expenses.

Among the provisions of the contract, the elementary teacher day was extended and there is additional flexibility for professional learning throughout the teacher day and year.  Increases to salary and HSA contributions will continue to attract and maintain highly qualified staff to support the learning of each child in ELANCO.