Rochester Teachers Care

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2019-2020 PD Incentive Info

* Dates & Deadlines

* Guideline for PD Approval

* Steps to check your transcript & more! 

Attention All Teachers: Workplace Harassment Training

Completion of the Gen-X course  is required by September 2019.
It is entitled:  Workplace Harassments for Employees, State of New York and NYC.
This is the only acceptable course to fulfill the NYS law.
Please be sure that this is the course you complete.

Making Strides 2019

News You Can Use Now

#WRIGHTBYYOURSIDE

Officer Denny Wright, a police officer in the community of Rochester NY, serving us for more than 22 years and is the husband and father of two RTA members. On Friday, October 4th, 2019, Denny was having lunch with his daughter, and left to respond to a domestic...

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A message from Superintendent Dade

From communications@rcsdk12.org (Tue, 10/8/2019 5:46 PM) Please see the following message from Superintendent Terry Dade. Dear Colleagues, At this evening’s Board of Education Audit Committee meeting, I reported on the District’s budget deficit, which first came to my...

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Making Strides Walk 2019

This year’s Making Strides Walk is October 20th – at Frontier Field beginning at 8:30 am. Please consider creating a team and walking for a great cause. To donate, click on the following link: http://bit.ly/RTABreastCancerWalk Please be sure to stop by the RTA tent...

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Adam’s Update (10.9.19) RCSD Budget Update

Dear Colleagues, As you already know, the Rochester City School District is grappling with a projected budget deficit of approximately $30 million. Yesterday, Superintendent Dade briefed union presidents and also made a presentation to the Board of Education....

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The Nominating & Elections Committee announces we will use online voting for the upcoming delegates election.

Attention new teachers/new members

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

           

RTA Members Receive Discounts at RPO

America the Beautiful: Patriotic Pops 

November 15th & 16th  

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 19-20 PD.

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

See Executive Summary here

See Final Report here