Officers Election Information

All nominations for positions in the RTA Officers Election 20-21 have been submitted and accepted. The 5 RTA Officer positions are uncontested as are all positions in the following 7 departments: Primary, Intermediate, Junior High, Home Hospital teachers, School...

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Job Openings

Newark Central School District The Newark CSD, Wayne County, has openings for teachers.  We specifically have an English position for grades 6-8, ELA positions for maternity leaves, and many TA positions.  We are an easy 40-minute drive east of...

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#WRIGHTBYYOURSIDE

Officer Denny Wright, a police officer in the community of Rochester NY, serving us for more than 22 years and is the husband and father of two RTA members. On Friday, October 4th, 2019, Denny was having lunch with his daughter, and left to respond to a domestic...

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ROCHESTER AREA LABOR FEDERATION ANNUAL LABOR DAY PARADE

Please join us for the Rochester Labor Day Parade on Monday, September 2, 2019. As one of the most important days of the year to our members, we hope that attendance will be at an all time high.  Our theme this year is Union Strong!! Line-up for the RTA is on...

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Attention All Teachers: Workplace Harassment Training

Completion of the Gen-X course is required by September 2019. It is entitled:  Workplace Harassment for Employees, State of New York and NYC*. This is the only acceptable course to fulfill the NYS law. Please be sure that this is the course you...

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Reasons For Giving To VOTE-COPE

#1: To lobby state lawmakers to pass legislation that lessens the "Draconian" retirement requirements for Tiers 5 and 6. #2: To support state and local legislators who vote for legislation that supports education and teachers, e.g. keeping control of Rochester public...

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2021 RTA Contested Election Statements

All nominations for positions in the RTA Officers Election 20-21 have been submitted and accepted. The 5 RTA Officer positions are uncontested as are all positions in the following 7 departments: Primary, Intermediate, Junior High, Home Hospital teachers, School...

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Official Statements of Unopposed RTA Candidates

All nominations for positions in the RTA Officers Election 20-21 have been submitted and accepted. The 5 RTA Officer positions are uncontested as are all positions in the following 7 departments: Primary, Intermediate, Junior High, Home Hospital teachers, School...

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Adam’s Update (4.15.21) RCSD’s 2021-22 Plan

Colleagues, Earlier today you received a communication from the District about “Important Information on the 21-22 School Year.” That email was sent during the meeting with unions to discuss the plan. As has been typical for the current District administration, this...

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Please Consider Your Support of a School #29 Teacher

via the GoFundMe page: On 03/12/21 there was a devastating house fire in Penfield, NY https://www.whec.com/rochester-new-york-news/penfield-home-heavily-damaged-in-fire-on-edenfield-road/6041077/ The home that was lost belongs to Jerome Davis and his...

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Scholarships Available from the RTA

The Rochester Teachers Association, through its Scholarship Committee, awards scholarships to needy and deserving college-bound students.  Final selections will be based upon academic achievement, financial need, character and leadership ability. Click on the...

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Ventilation Reports for Phase 3 Schools

Below are the School Inspection Reports from Olmsted Environmental Services, Inc. as prepared by Ed Olmsted, CIH, CSP and Jennifer Long, MS. The Phase III reports were commissioned and paid for by the RTA Health and Safety Committee. If you have any questions...

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