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Colleagues, As of today, 135 teachers have already submitted their notices that they will be participating in the 2019 Retirement Incentive that we’ve negotiated with the Rochester City School District. This already exceeds the 110 threshold required by our agreement....read more
Colleagues, I am pleased to inform you that the RCSD Board of Education, late yesterday evening, voted unanimously to ratify our Tentative Agreement for a Retirement Incentive (see attached). Under the new pact, proposed to the District by the RTA on February 14th,...read more
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by WHAM Tuesday, April 9th 2019 WHAM -- After preparing for 200 positions to be cut, it looks like teaching jobs could be saved in the Rochester City School District (RCSD). At a meeting Monday night, RCSD Interim Superintendent Dan Lowengard told parents of special...read more
By James Brown • Mar 29, 2019 Rochester’s Board of Education unanimously approved a plan to buy out some of its most experienced teachers Thursday night. The plan was proposed by the City School District’s teachers union last month. The district announced a plan to...read more
Social Discovery Lab –
Series of Professional Development workshops: Feb – April 2019
Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607
“How do the forces of power and freedom shape black identity and what are the consequences? Analyzing the creation, recognition, affirmations, and expressions of black identity through artistic and historical works.”
As you may remember, April Dumlao was the first recipient chosen to receive the Ken Silvio Scholarship Fund in Technology through RTA last June. She is now a freshman at RIT and it’s time to gather the scholarship funding, in Ken’s memory, for our recipient this...
RTA has openings for 4 teachers to represent the RTA as delegates for the New York State Teachers Retirement Conference. The delegates positions are for two years beginning this November. If you are interested, please contact Margaret Sergent at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominate your fantastic Science/STEM teacher for the
Air Force Association — Teacher of the Year
The state-imposed Distinguished Educator's report on the Rochester School District's problems has gotten praise from some quarters, but not from Rochester Teachers Association President Adam Urbanski. PHOTO BY RYAN WILLIAMSONLongtime RTA President Adam Urbanski says...
NYS PD Requirement for Professionally Certified Teachers
Interested in 403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuity? Click here to see contact information of any one of Rochester School District approved investment providers.