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District 196 and teachers reach tentative agreement, member vote February 22
District 196 and teachers reach tentative agreement, member vote February 22

Superintendent Mary Kreger reported Feb. 12 that negotiating teams for District 196 and Dakota County United Educators (DCUE) reached a tentative agreement on a new, two-year contract for 2023-2025. The agreement was reached Feb. 6 after months of interest-based bargaining. DCUE is sharing information about the tentative agreement with members February 13-21, with a member vote Feb. 22. If approved by members, the School Board will vote on the agreement at a special meeting Feb. 26. 

The district is not providing or commenting on details of the tentative agreement until it is presented to the board for approval.