Voluntary Transfer Process Open Now

Voluntary Transfer Applications for the 2019-2020 school year will be accepted online from Friday, February 8, 2019 through Friday, March 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm at http://schooltransfer.rcsd.dom (on the RCSD intranet)

Rochester Teachers Care

Highlighting the great things our members every day.

Is your school new to receivership?

RTA will be meeting with RTA faculty representatives shortly.
A FAQ will be distributed at that time.
In the meantime, we continue our recommendation that all teachers in receivership schools put in for voluntary transfers when that process starts in February.

NEW SLO Deadlines


SLOs must be completed and submitted by teachers by the following dates:
·         Semester 1 (S1) SLOs: Friday, December 21, 2018 
·         Full Year (FY) SLOs: Friday, February 15, 2019
·         Semester 2 (S2) SLOs (currently locked, will be unlocked at the start of S2): Friday, March 15, 2019

Adam’s Update (Jan/Feb 2019)

Colleagues,Here’s a brief update on some timely reminders and current issues:- Rochester Teachers Care. This week’s Rochester Teachers Care video <https://youtu.be/ZBGbRopqUiQ> features Kelly Follman from the RISE Community School. Through arts and culturally...

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News You Can Use Now

Voluntary Transfer Process Open Now Online

TO:      All Probationary/Tenured Teachers RE:      2019-2020 ONLINE VOLUNTARY TRANSFER In accordance with Section 24 (Vacancies and Transfers) of the contractual agreement between the Rochester City School District and the Rochester Teachers Association, probationary...

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Social Discovery Lab –

Series of Professional Development workshops: Feb – April 2019

Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

“How do the forces of power and freedom shape black identity and what are the consequences? Analyzing the creation, recognition, affirmations, and expressions of black identity through artistic and historical works.”

Click here for full information

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...

Teachers from all across the RCSD have prepared and are now delivering holiday food packages to 130 local families of Rochester City School District students. To coordinate this project, teachers, social workers and guidance counselors provided the names of two families in need from each city

school and program. This year, the Rochester Teachers Association partnered with Foodlink to ensure each holiday basket would provide several nutritious meals for families over the holiday break.

 

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