"Our students are the
center of everything we do"
It's more than a motto.
We provide opportunities and resources - we work to ensure all students have the opportunity to succeed regardless of where they live.
We put the focus on student success - advocating tirelessly for our students to succeed to the highest degree possible.
We work hard to encourage our district to hire and retain high quality teachers.
If you are member of CTA, you have the opportunity to participate in some unique member benefit programs. CTA believes in offering value for your membership.
The Kern High School District provides generous and comprehensive benefits to employees and eligible dependents, including retirement, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.
Our enduring promise is to make NEA members’ lives better. Through our carefully vetted, best-in-class programs and services, as well as know-how and solutions to help you be an empowered consumer, we’re here to help you make the most of your membership every day.
Here you can find important and useful information regarding your rights, our current contract, salary schedules, and bargaining information. Click below to learn more.
For information regarding common workplace issues, explore the complete Know Your Rights! archive below.
Click below to view our current contract.
Learn how bargaining works in the district and see updates.
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The Kern High School District (KHSD) is headquartered in Bakersfield, California and serves the county of Kern located at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. The Kern High School District is California’s largest 9-12 high school district with more than 35,000 students and 3,500 employees. The KHSD encompasses about 3,500 square miles, about 43 percent of the total area of Kern County. Founded in 1893, the KHSD currently includes: