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PRESS RELEASERCSD UNIONS CHALLENGE THE DISTRICT’S PROJECTED BUDGET DEFICIT All four unions, representing Rochester City School District’s approximately 6000 employees, Association of Supervisors and Administrators of Rochester (ASAR), Board of Education Non-Teaching Employees (BENTE), Rochester Association of Paraprofessionals (RAP) and Rochester Teachers Association (RTA), have issued a joint open letter to the RCSD Board of […]

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Adam’s Update (11.2.20) Vote!

Colleagues, Having escaped totalitarianism many years ago, I feel so fortunate to live in a free and democratic society where we, as citizens, can make a difference by exercising our right to vote. We must cherish that and never take it for granted.  If you haven’t...

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If you are going to resign from the District, NYS law requires a notice of 30 calendar days (including weekends and holidays) from the time you file your resignation letter until your last day with the district.

There are new STATE regulations taking effect on 7/1/21 for teaching content subject areas to special education students. Click here for info.

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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