EDUCATION

Mercer County School board, MCPEA reach tentative agreement

Staff reports

The Mercer County School District Board of Education and the Mercer County Paraprofessional Employees Association (MCPEA) have reached a tentative five-year agreement pending legal counsel and final approval by the full board and the Association membership.

The agreement affects 32 paraprofessionals. Wages, benefits, and working conditions were bargained over a period of nine months. Contract details will be shared after both groups ratify the labor agreement.