2019-20 Transfer/Placement Day Info

• June 3, 2019 – Subject Tenure Areas (Library Media, Business, Technology, Health, Physical Education, Art, Music, Counselor, School Social Worker, Family Consumer Science)
• June 5, 2019 – Subject Tenure Areas (Math, English, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Science, ESOL, Reading)
• June 6, 2019 – Special Education Tenure Area
• June 10, 2019 – Elementary Tenure Area

2018-2019 PD Incentive Info

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2019-20 Transfer/Placement Days Info

Teacher Transfer/Placement Days are scheduled to be held between June 3 and June 10, 2019 at Wilson Foundation Academy, 200 Genesee Street, in the school cafeteria. The schedule is as follows: ·         June 3, 2019 – Subject Tenure Areas (Library Media, Business,...

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Special education jobs to be saved in RCSD

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...

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Adam’s Update (5.7.19)

Colleagues, Here’s a brief update on some current issues as well as a few timely reminders: - Negotiations. We urge you to respond to a Negotiations Survey emailed to you today. Your input is crucial to the development of our negotiations proposal. We plan to exchange...

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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...

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Red Wings Baseball Game
June 1, 2019 $20.00 per ticket Limit 4 tickets per RTA family
Complimentary picnic for RTA members and their families with the purchase of a ticket.  Click here to download info

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:  6/4 /19, 6/12/19 & 6/14 at 3:00 PM;

5/30/19 & 6/11/19 at 4:15 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