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SCS & OAPSE Agree on 3-Year Contract Extension

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Dan Foust, Communications Coordinator
Strongsville City Schools
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Strongsville City Schools & Locals 290, 028 of the
Ohio Association of Public School Employees
Agree on Three Year Contract Extension


Strongsville, OH (April 16, 2021) - Strongsville City Schools and Locals 290 and 028 of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE) have agreed on a three year contract extension to the current contract agreement. These local groups of OAPSE include transportation, custodial/maintenance, food services, educational support, office support, and technology staff in the District. The contract extension maintains the current agreement with a 2.0% salary increase each year of the contract.  This agreement will be in effect from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024. 

“We appreciate the continued collaborative relationship with the local units of OAPSE in our District. Our OAPSE staff is integral to the success of Strongsville City Schools and their efforts on a daily basis do not go unnoticed. This fiscally responsible agreement is in line with our forecasted budgets over the next three years and is crucial to continuing to move our District forward,” said Dr. Cameron Ryba, Superintendent of Strongsville City Schools.

“Our local units of OAPSE provide important and necessary support for our District. This contract extension is another example of the strong relationships we continue to build with all of the employees in our school district. We appreciate the members of OAPSE and their efforts in striving to make Strongsville City Schools a premier district in Ohio,” said Mr. Richard Micko, Strongsville Board of Education President.

"We are pleased to have agreed to this three year contract extension for our OAPSE Local 290 staff. The OAPSE employees in our District are proud of the work done on a daily basis to provide the very best environment in the buildings for our students, staff, families, and community," said Mr. Paul Cummins, President of OAPSE Local 290 and Head Custodian at Strongsville Middle School.

"Our OAPSE Local 028 staff is continually dedicated to helping make Strongsville City Schools the very best it can be. This contract extension is a testament to their individual efforts and commitment to our District," said Mr. Michael Hicar, President of OAPSE Local 028 and SCS Bus Driver.


Strongsville City Schools, in partnership with the community,
will ensure all students reach their fullest potential through challenging curriculum and activities,
provided by a highly qualified, motivated staff, in a safe, supportive environment with up-to-date facilities and technology.