Get help using your contract to defend your rights. We’ve put together a set of the most common contract enforcement needs and assembled toolkits to help you make use of your rights.
Read Your Contract
Your contract defines your rights and responsibilities as agreed by the Board of Education or by charter school operator. Study the contract and you will have the knowledge to defend your rights. Union staff will help you enforce them.
Board of Education Contract
District-run schools are governed by the contract negotiated between the Board of Education and the Chicago Teachers Union.
E-Contract in Beta
The CTU Communications Department is developing an e-contract. The current, beta version includes all articles, appendices, salary tables and side letters for members working in district-run schools. In addition, it includes a salary lookup to help members see their projected salaries throughout the life of the contract. We encourage members to give it a try and to email feedback to Nathan Goldbaum.
Other ways to read the contract
For purposes of consultation, we provide older contracts below:
Every unionized educator at a charter school works under the contract negotiated with their particular employer. Download any charter contract below.