IRSD Board reaches contract agreement with teachers


At its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 28, the Indian River Board of Education formally entered into a new three-year contract agreement with the district’s teachers union.

The contract was officially signed by Board of Education President Charles Bireley and Indian River Education Association President J.R. Emanuele.

The new contract is effective for Fiscal Years 2009, 2010 and 2011. It includes a 6-percent salary increase in FY10 and an additional 6 percent in FY11.