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

2018-2019 PD Incentive Info

* Dates & Deadlines

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

Rochester Teachers Care

Highlighting the great things our members do every day.

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

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.

Ken Silvio Scholarship Fund

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...

New RTA Retirees

HCI will be at the RTA Office to present the required Orientation for Per Diem subbing for 2019-20.

The minimum daily rate for 2019-20 will be $201.00 per day.  It will rise when the RTA contract is settled.

Dates:  6/12/19 & 6/14 at 3:00 PM

The orientation lasts one hour.  Sign up by calling RTA 546-2681.

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 msergnet@rochesterteachers.com.  

Nominate your fantastic Science/STEM teacher for the

Air Force Association — Teacher of the Year

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