DuBOIS — A memorandum of understanding between the DuBois Area School District and the DASD Custodial, Maintenance and Cafeteria Education Support Professional Association to provide job shadowing opportunities at the high school was approved by the board.

The agreement, effective Jan. 25, was made to establish parameters to the existing collective bargaining agreement, according to supplemental information provided in the board’s agenda packet.

The district and association agree to provide students job shadowing opportunities at the high school with the understanding that students would not be working independently.

In addition, the agreement states that no bargaining unit member will be reduced in hours or loss opportunity to gain hours due to the participation of students.

The agreement states that it does not establish a precedent nor does it restrict, diminish or expand the contractual or managerial rights and responsibilities of the party.

Insurance renewal

The board also approved the Privacy and Network Liability Insurance renewal with Swift Kennedy Insurance Group, effective Feb. 26, 2018, to Feb. 26, 2019, at a cost of $10,595.76. This represents an increase of $599.76 from the prior year.

Bids for yearbook

The board authorized the business office to solicit bids for the following 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years: DuBois Area Middle School yearbook and the DuBois Area Senior High School yearbook and photographer services.

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