Rochester Teachers Care

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2018-2019 PD Incentive Info

* Dates & Deadlines

* Steps to check your transcript & more! (Updated 5/16)

2019-20 Transfer/Placement Day Info (Revised 5/31/19)

• June 10, 2019 – Subject Tenure Areas (Math, English, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Science, ESOL, Reading)
• June 12, 2019 – Special Education Tenure Area
• June 14, 2019 – Subject Tenure Areas (Library Media, Business, Technology, Health, Physical Education, Art, Music, Counselor, School Social Worker, Family Consumer Science)

• June 17, 2019 – Elementary Tenure Area

The RTA Hotline will begin operation on Tuesday 6/18/19.

The hotline number is 546-2768.
Directions for claiming the position are on the hotline.

News You Can Use Now

2019-2020 PD Info

Below is information from the Office of Professional Learning Click here for the OPL Professional Learning Process document (includes information on dates, deadlines, request process and other guidelines.) Click here to download a 2019-20 PD Request...

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Fight brews over school governance

By Tim Louis Macaluso Since late last fall, Rochester’s school board and district administrators have been working on a plan outlining how they'll correct the district's management and governance problems. State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia rejected their...

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Adam’s Update (6.10.19)

Colleagues,Here’s a brief update on some current issues:- Negotiations. Based on your responses to our Negotiations Survey, we have prepared a proposal that emphasizes what is good for students and fair to teachers. The District, unfortunately, has delayed the opening...

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DON’T FORGET TO EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE!

JUNE 25th NOON TO 9 P.M.

Please Note: The Primary election this year has been moved.

May 31 is the deadline to register to vote in the Primary Election.

If you live in the City, we urge you to register so you can vote in this primary.

4 seats on the Rochester Board of Education are up for election this year.

Attention Retirees… 

  • Human Resources will conduct required orientation meetings during the summer
  • The last scheduled session is Monday, June 24 at 4 PM at the RTA Office.

Certified teachers/support staff can earn at least 201.00 per day for subbing.

For More Information Contact:

Maurice.Snipe@rcsdk12.org.

Attention new teachers/new members

If you have any questions about how your salary was set, please notify Martha at maskerade6@aol.com

NYS PD Requirement for Professionally Certified Teachers

100 hours must be taken over each 5-year cycle.
IT IS THE TEACHER’S RESPONSIBILITY TO KEEP TRACK OF THESE HOURS.
THE STATE MAY AUDIT AN INDIVIDUAL’S COMPLIANCE AT ANY TIME FOR 8 YEARS.
PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND KEEP A COPY OF YOUR 17-18 PD.

Our TURN: Revitalizing Public Education and Strengthening Our Democracy Through the Collective Wisdom of Teachers

See Executive Summary here

See Final Report here