TAMPA, Fla. — The Hillsborough School District and its' Classroom Teacher's Association have reached a tentative deal on an agreement for support personnel. 

  • Tentative agreement reached for salary increase for Hillsborough schools support staff
  • Still has to be voted on by school board
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Under the tentative agreement, Educational Support Personnel will receive a “one level” increase and a 2 percent cost of living adjustment. This would be equivalent to approximately a 4 percent increase to their base salary.

The tentative agreement was reached at the negotiating table and must now be ratified by the members of the HCTA-ESP bargaining unit and voted on by the Hillsborough County School Board.

These employees will continue to receive other benefits including:  

  • Reduced child care costs through the HOST before- and after-school program.
  • Zero premium employee-only health insurance plan paid for by the school district.

HCTA represents approximately 4,500 educational support personnel. The negotiations will continue for teachers.