Collaborative Conferencing & MOU
On June 1, 2011, Governor Haslam signed into law the Professional Educators Collaborative Conferencing Act (PECCA). The PECCA replaces the Education Professional Negotiations Act (EPNA), effectively substituting collaborative conferencing for Tennessee’s traditional collective bargaining process. While there are some similarities between the two laws, the PECCA is substantially different from the EPNA, creating new avenues of communication between teachers and school boards and stressing inclusiveness of all professional employees’ organizations.
Memorandum of Understanding
Copies of this entire Memorandum of Agreement shall be posted on the Knox County Schools website within 30 days of ratification. The association and/or the Knox County Board of Education may print as many copies as they choose and may distribute said copies to employees. By January 31, all principals and assistant principals will receive training on the contents of this MOU.