2022-23 CSP Negotiations

CSP Ratification Vote

he BTU-CSP bargaining team and the City have reached a tentative agreement on salaries for the 2022-23 school year. Highlights of the tentative agreement are:


  • $2000 salary increase for grandfathered teachers
  • $2500 salary increase for highly effective annual contract teachers
  • $1875 salary increase for effective annual contract teacher 2022-
  • 2023 new hires have salaries increased to $49,000 Updated new hire
  • initial placement schedule for future hires. (appendix B)

View Contract

View Tentative Agreement

The Vote

The ratification vote for the 2021-22 CSP Contract will be held electronically from 7 AM to 5 PM on Monday, October 10, 2022. Questions can be directed to Tyler Kapela, BTU-CSP Vice President, at tykapela@pinescharter.net.

WHO VOTES? All members of CSP bargaining unit regardless of BTU membership will vote on the tentative agreement. Voting will be held electronically from 7 am to 5 pm on Monday, October 10.

PROCESS. Watch your school email inbox (or the primary email address you have with the city) for your ballot on Monday morning, October 10 beginning at 7 am.

The email will be from invitations@mail.electionbuddy.com.

Your voter ID belongs ONLY to you. DO NOT FORWARD YOUR BALLOT TO ANYONE. The ballot cannot be used by anyone else. If someone forwards a ballot email to you, do not attempt to use that voter ID. Every bargaining unit member will receive his or her own ballot.

If you do not receive your ballot by noon that day (not before) please send an email requesting a new ballot to communications@btuonline.com

The results will be announced to the entire bargaining unit shortly after the close of voting.  If approved, the City will ratify it at a special Commission meeting. 

We encourage you to read the entire text of the tentative agreement linked to above before casting your vote. On behalf of your negotiations team, we urge you to vote "yes" to ratify agreement.