Mt. Vernon Board of School Trustees

1. Pre-Bargaining Public Hearing of the Classroom Teachers' Association and Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation
Mr. Chris Smedley, Assistant Superintendent


The Indiana General Assembly enacted legislation (SEA 390), codified at Indiana Code 20-29-6-1(b), requiring a school employer and school employees to hold a public hearing and take public testimony to discuss the items described in the Indiana Teacher Collective Bargaining Law (specifically Indiana Code 20-29-6-1(a)) before engaging in formal collective bargaining.

Therefore, the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation and the Mt. Vernon Classroom Teachers’ Association hereby convene this public hearing in accordance with SEA 390.  The board's representatives, Superintendent Jack Parker, Assistant Superintendent Chris Smedley, Chief Financial Officer Greg Elkins, and Kellie Freeman, School Board President, were joined by Desiray Scalf, President of the Mt. Vernon Classroom Teachers' Association and Kristi Norton Vice President., for this hearing.   

As with all public comments before the school board, the parties request that all who speak at this hearing limit their comments to the subject at hand, and speak concisely and cordially.

The hearing was opened for public comment at 4:03pm.  There were no public comments. 

The Public Hearing was adjourned at 4:04pm.