Unit Members. Whenever used in this Agreement, the term “Employee” shall mean all classroom teachers (pre- K-12), counselors, librarians (and/or their successor job title and/or classification), psychologists, social workers, home and hospital teachers, department heads, master teachers, academic coaches, instructional associates, instructional support teachers, educational associates, speech/language speech-language pathologists, audiologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, facilitators, consulting teachers, IEP Team Associates, pupil personnel worker, teacher – mentor, teacher – staff developer, and art, music and physical education resource teachers.
Unit Members. In accordance with section 6.401-411 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, the Board recognizes the Association as the exclusive representative of a unit consisting of all certificated professional employees of the GARRETT COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM, excluding the Superintendent of Schools, persons designated by the Board to act in a negotiating capacity, and all other administrative and supervisory personnel. The term bargaining unit member used herein shall be defined as all professional certificated employees, and JROTC instructors, in the bargaining unit.
Unit Members. The District agrees to pay the cost of medical and prescription insurance for full-time unit members only (and pre-65 retiree members) in the ICSVEBA plan at the Basic plan level. The District shall provide coverage at the Basic plan level (for employee only) with the option to select coverage in Mexico instead of the basic plan without additional cost to the unit member. For those choosing to purchase Comprehensive level coverage for their spouse and qualified family members, the District will offer an option that covers these costs (at the Basic or Comprehensive level) with a tiered contribution rate from the unit member as follows: Basic Rate Contribution Option 1 (Basic Plan) Emp Only $0.00 0 Emp + Child (ren) $25.00 $300.00 Emp+ Sp $50.00 $600.00 Emp + Family $50.00 $600.00 OR Comprehensive Rate Contribution Option 2 (Comprehensive Plan) Emp Only $50.00 $600.00 Emp + Child (ren) $75.00 $900.00 Emp+ Sp $100.00 $1,200.00 Emp + Family $100.00 $1,200.00 OR MEXICO ONLY Rate Contribution Option 3 (SIMNSA ONLY Plan) Emp Only $0.00 $0.00 Emp + Child (ren) $0.00 $0.00 Emp+ Sp $0.00 $0.00 Emp + Family $0.00 $0.00 OR COB Rate Contribution Option 4 (COB Plan) Emp Only $0.00 $0.00 Emp + Child (ren) $12.50 $150.00 Emp+ Sp $25.00 $300.00 Emp + Family $25.00 $300.00 Unit members who regularly work less than 12 months in a fiscal year, or less than 40 hours per week, may enroll in one of the ICSVEBA plans above for the employee, spouse, and eligible dependents. The Districts contribution will be a percentage of the premium cost prorated based on the formula below provided the employee’s position is .5 FTE or higher: .8 FTE –.999FTE 100% .7 FTE - .799 FTE 90% .6 FTE - .699 FTE 80% .5 FTE - .599 FTE 70% The District agrees to pay the cost of dental and vision insurance for full-time employees, and prorated for employees with .5 to .999 FTE and their eligible dependents, as follows: