Graphic 5: Sample of Surveyed School Districts Redefining “Teacher”

School District

Definition of new employee group

Allegan

“Ancillary staff”[82]

Allendale

“Ancillary staff”[83]

Byron Center

“Ancillary staff”[84]

Chelsea

“Non-certified professional staff”[85]

Chippewa Valley

“Teachers who are not regulated by the Michigan Teacher Tenure Act”[86]

Comstock Park

“Ancillary staff”[87]

Coopersville

“Ancillary staff”[88]

Dearborn Heights

“Non-teacher certified employee”[89]

East Grand Rapids

“Student service professionals”[90]

Fitzgerald

“Ancillary staff”[91]

Flushing

“[B]argaining unit members whose employment is not subject to the Teacher Tenure Act”[92]

Gaylord

“Ancillary staff”[93]

Godwin Heights

“Non-tenure eligible”[94]

Gull Lake

“Non-teaching professional staff members”[95]

Holland

“Non-classroom professional”[96]

Hudsonville

“Ancillary staff”[97]

Ionia

“Professional staff member”[98]

Kalamazoo

“Ancillary staff”[99]

Kearsley

“Non-teaching professional staff member”[100]

Kelleggsville

“[P]rohibited subjects of bargaining ... do not apply to teachers eligible for tenure status”[101]

Lapeer

“Non-certificated, non-classroom professional”[102]

Lowell

“Ancillary staff”[103]

Marquette

“Excluding teachers”[104]

Marshall

“Non certified professional staff”[105]

Midland

“Social Workers, Psychologists, and Therapists”[106]

Milan

“[E]mployees … NOT regulated by the Teachers’ Tenure Act”[107]

Monroe

“Non-teachers”[108]

Northview

“Ancillary staff”[109]

Northville

“Ancillary staff”[110]

Northwest

“Employees holding positions not governed by the Tenure Act”[111]

Plymouth-Canton

NOT teachers”[112]

Reeths-Puffer

“Non-teaching professional staff member”[113]

Rockford

Employees “covered by section 15(3)(k) of PERA”[114]

South Lyon

“Non-teaching professional staff member”[115]

Spring Lake

“Individuals not subject to the Michigan Teacher Tenure Act”[116]

St. Joseph

“[Teachers] NOT COVERED BY THE TENURE ACT…”[117]

Trenton

“[B]argaining unit members who are not subject to the Michigan Teacher Tenure Act”[118]

Walled Lake

“Non-tenured track teacher”[119]

Warren Consolidated

“[M]embers of the Association ... not regulated by…MCL 38.71 to 38.191”[120]

Warren Woods

“[E]mployees ... not regulated by the Teacher Tenure Act”[121]

Waterford

“Non-certificated teachers”[122]

Waverly

“Specialists”[123]

West Bloomfield

“[B]argaining unit members ... not regulated by the Michigan Teacher’s Tenure Act”[124]

Western

“Non-teaching professional staff member”[125]

Woodhaven-Brownstown

Prohibited subjects do not apply to employees “covered by the Teacher Tenure Act”[126]