Tuesday, December 1, 2015
The following is the first in a series of articles that will appear in The Levittown Teacher highlighting an important section of our LUT contract.
ARTICLE VI. TEACHER FACILITIES
Each school shall be provided with teacher dining room facilities, separate adult lavatory facilities and teacher workroom facilities containing adequate office machinery such as typewriters, duplicating machines and supplies, and a telephone.
The parties agree that, subject to budgetary considerations and educational priorities, each school will be provided with:
(a) A Faculty lounge suitably furnished and equipped to be made available for the use of teachers. From time to time others may have need to use such facilities. Should problems arise due to such use of others than teachers, the Superintendent shall resolve such problems promptly.
(b) Classroom storage facilities where teachers may store instructional material and supplies and personal property.
(c) Classrooms which contain for teacher use an appropriate desk and chair; and
(d) A system whereby teachers can expeditiously communicate with the main office in the event of an emergency.