Adam’s Update 3.1.19 (Retirement Incentive)

Colleagues,Since Wednesday’s email about our Retirement Incentive proposal, we received a substantial number of questions and requests for clarification. Here are the most frequently asked questions:– When will we know whether the District will actually offer a...

Adam’s Update (2.27.19)

Colleagues,Before the February recess, we met with Interim Superintendent Dan Lowergard and presented to the District a strong proposal for a Retirement Incentive for eligible members of the RTA Bargaining Unit. Teachers who are at least 55 years old upon retirement,...

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...

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...