Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 6/22/2022 - 6:00 PM
Category: Business/Action Items
Type: Action
Subject: 18.12 Review and Potential Approval of the Recommendation for Hiring Bonus for Specific MDEA Positions
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Goal 2:
High quality, culturally proficient, and responsive staff will provide engaging instruction respectful of all students' backgrounds to ensure they are college and career ready.
Enclosure MDEA Hiring Bonus MOU
File Attachment:
MOU Hiring Bonuses 2022 June 17.pdf
Summary: MDUSD and MDEA have been negotiating a memorandum is to address the increasing difficulty in recruiting and retaining teachers who are fully credentialed in certain subject matter areas. The Parties recognize the difficulty and understand that the use of a hiring bonus would greatly help the district more effectively recruit the highest qualified candidates.

The attached MOU allows the District to offer a hiring bonus for difficult to fill positions - such as Special Education, Math, and Science.
Funding: Unrestricted General Fund
Fiscal Impact $250,000
Recommendation: Move to approve the recommendation for hiring bonus for specific MDEA positions.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Emily Lopez - Senior Human Resources Specialist
Signed By:
Dr. Lisa Gonzales - Chief Business Officer
Signed By:
Mika Arbelbide - Director of Fiscal Services
Signed By:
Dr. John Rubio - Chief Human Resources
Signed By:
Dr. Adam Clark - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Cherise Khaund Moved, Member Erin McFerrin seconded to approve the Original motion 'Move to approve the recommendation for hiring bonus for specific MDEA positions.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 4 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 4 - 0
Cherise Khaund     Yes
Linda Mayo     Yes
Erin McFerrin     Yes
Keisha Nzewi     Yes