Article 3-9.2(a) |

Mediation Panel |

Either the UNION or the BOARD may request that a grievance be submitted to mediation. Grievances submitted to mediation shall be submitted to a five-person mediation panel consisting of a mediator selected by the parties and two permanent representatives designated by each party. One of the BOARD’s representatives shall be a current or former principal. The parties shall establish regular meeting dates for the mediation panel, occurring no less often than twice per month or more frequently as is necessary to ensure that all grievances submitted to mediation are heard within six months of the grievance filing date.

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