Adam’s Update October 2018

Colleagues, I am pleased to inform you that we have successfully concluded negotiations for a new Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) agreement. The one year pact will apply for the current school year and may be re-negotiated thereafter. The new agreement...

Adam’s Update (September 2018)

Colleagues, I hope that you had a good summer break and enjoyed it with family and friends. As we welcome you back to the new school year, we also want to inform you about some salient issues and about our ongoing efforts on your behalf. – Less testing and no...

Adam’s Update (Summer 2018)

Colleagues, I hope that your summer recess is off to a good start. We, at the RTA, will be addressing several important matters and will occasionally email you to keep you informed. – Sticking with our union. Many of you have received an email from an anti-union...

Adam’s Update (4/15/18)

Colleagues, Here’s a brief update on some current issues: – Contract Approved. By a 6-0 vote, the Board of Education ratified the one-year extension of our collective bargaining agreement. The pact was approved by teachers last month with 99% voting in favor....

Adam’s Update (3/19/18)

Colleagues, Here’s a brief update on several issues: – Grieving Trevyan Rowe.  All Rochester teachers join with the entire community, and especially with Trevyan’s family, teachers and friends, in our sadness about his tragic death. We are determined to do all...

Adam’s Update (March 11, 2018)

Colleagues, Here’s an update about several current issues: Contract Ratification. This Tuesday you will have an opportunity to vote on the proposed one-year extension of our current (2015-2018) contract. At each school and work location, RTA Faculty Representatives...