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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Collective Bargaining Symposium*

Start Date: 12/7/2021 8:30 AM EST
End Date: 12/7/2021 3:30 PM EST

Venue Name: PASBO or Webcast

Location:
2608 Market Place
Harrisburg, PA  United States  17110

Organization Name: PASBO

Contact:
Rebecca Odotei
Email: rodotei@pasbo.org
Phone: (717) 540-9551

This event is being offered in person and as a live-streamed event. There are limited seats available in-person.

If you register and are unable to participate, the recording will be made available to you. To receive the recording, you must follow the instructions which will be sent to all registrants on December 6.  


**SPECIAL NOTE**
This event does not qualify for additional connections. Registration is only for the individual registrant.
 
If you have additional staff wishing to attend, please have them complete a separate registration.

The Collective Bargaining Symposium will provide a thorough overview of the collective bargaining process, including bargaining trends and laws, contract language, tips to help you prepare and strategies for successful negotiation and bargaining.  In addition, comprehensive state-wide data will be provided on salaries and benefits.
 
This symposium will provide a deep exploration of topics that will help you be effective in negotiating collective bargaining agreements.

REGISTRATION FEES:
Before November 25: PASBO Member $125/Non-member $185
After November 25: PASBO Member $130/Non-member $190

CREDITS:
PASBO Professional Certification = 4 CEUs
CPE Credit = 5.5 in Specialized Knowledge

Tentative Agenda

8:30 am               Continental Breakfast
9:00 am               Welcome and Introductions

9:05 am               Preparing for Bargaining
                                       Robert Reger, PCSBA, Hempfield Area SD
10:05 am             Tips for Effective Collective Bargaining
                                       Benjamin L. Pratt, Esq., Kegel Kelin Litts & Lord LLP
11:05 am             Break
11:15 am             Human Resources Considerations in Collective Bargaining
                                       Bobbi Billman, PCSBS, Central York SD
12:15 pm             Lunch
12:45 pm             Bargaining Trends from a Negotiator’s Perspective & Act 88 Process

                                       Jeff Sultanik, Esq., Fox Rothschild, LLP
1:45 pm               How a Business Official can Use Data in Collective Bargaining
                                       Heather Taylor, Forecast5 Analytics
                                       Stan Wisler, Forecast5 Analytics
                                      Matthew Lentz, PCSBA, Upper Moreland Township SD
                                      Robert Geletko, PCSBA, Mt Lebanon SD
                                      Dr. Andrew Armagost, PASBO

2:45 pm               Bargaining from the Other Side of the Table
                                      Amy Wolfgang, PSEA
3:30 pm               Adjourn