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Vote No to BENTE Layoffs

September 19, 2020 To: Members of the RCSD Board of Education On behalf of the 3200 members of the Rochester Teachers Association, I urge you to vote against the recommendation to layoff 221 members of the Board of Education Non-Teaching Employees (BENTE) members as...

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Times & Locations for Early Voting

 TIMES FOR EARLY VOTING, November 2020 PRIMARY Saturday, October 24, 9:00 am-3:00 pm Sunday, October 25, 9:00am-3:00pm Monday, October 26, 9:00am-5:00 pm Thursday, October 29, 11:00am-8:00pm Friday, October 30, 9:00am-5:00 pm Saturday, October 31, 9:00am-3pm Sunday,...

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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.

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