How well do you know the Seine River Teachers’ Association collective agreement? Send the answers to the following questions to Pat Liss at DTS pliss@srsd.ca and be entered for achance to win one of four $25.00 Visa gift cards. Deadline: May 10, 2013.

1. As of July 1, 2013, what will the base allowance of a K-8 principal be?
a) $1642.37
b) $5933.77
c) $7252.40
d) $4732.57

2. What is the maximum number of sick days a teacher may accumulate?
a) 20
b) 95
c) 125
d) 200

3. What is the minimum grant amount a teacher taking a year’s sabbatical can expect to receive?
a) $7000.00
b) $7650.00
c) $5000.00
d) there is no such thing as a sabbatical grant

4. A part-time teacher who is requested to participate in a school activity outside of his/her regularly scheduled teaching time is entitled to receive:
a) 1/200 of his/her salary, or portion thereof
b) time in lieu
c) substitute rate, or portion thereof
d) either a or b

5. How many days must a substitute teacher work consecutively before he/she begins to accumulatesick leave credits?
a) 10 days
b) 5 days
c) subs cannot accumulate sick days

(reprinted from March newsletter)