EDAD 613 Collective Bargaining/District Finance

This course centers on issues which arise before, during and after collective bargaining. Topics include organizational efforts, election procedures, collective bargaining law, the negotiation process, contract provisions and the impact of collective bargaining upon the school organization and forecasting a school district's revenue and expenditures in preparation for the collective bargaining session. The course is also designed to give students an overview of staff selection, employee/employer relations and employment practices, standards for school personnel administration, the legal structure and the role of school administrators, board of education members and other professionals who carry out those managerial functions.