LINDSAY, ON – On Friday, February 12, 2016 a tentative agreement was reached with the Designated Early Childhood Educators (DECE) bargaining unit and Trillium Lakelands District School Board.  This bargaining unit includes early childhood educators who work alongside teachers in Kindergarten classrooms.

The DECE group is part of the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) for TLDSB.

“We are very pleased to have a tentative agreement with this group,” stated Board Chair Louise Clodd, “Our early childhood educators have a remarkable impact on the Kindergarten classroom, supporting engagement and achievement for our youngest students.”

Both the ETFO DECE bargaining unit and TLDSB are making plans for ratification of the agreement over the next few days.