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Vote No to BENTE Layoffs

September 19, 2020 To: Members of the RCSD Board of Education On behalf of the 3200 members of the Rochester Teachers Association, I urge you to vote against the recommendation to layoff 221 members of the Board of Education Non-Teaching Employees (BENTE) members as...

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Times & Locations for Early Voting

 TIMES FOR EARLY VOTING, November 2020 PRIMARY Saturday, October 24, 9:00 am-3:00 pm Sunday, October 25, 9:00am-3:00pm Monday, October 26, 9:00am-5:00 pm Thursday, October 29, 11:00am-8:00pm Friday, October 30, 9:00am-5:00 pm Saturday, October 31, 9:00am-3pm Sunday,...

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Interested in Mentor Support?

Professional support is voluntary, confidential peer coaching from a CIT Lead Teacher-Mentor to support and strengthen your practice.  We encourage you to request professional support if you will be transitioning to a new school building, new grade level, or new...

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Rochester Teachers Care


This video focuses on Maria Milford, her awesome interactions with her students and some of the amazing things that are going on at School #44.

Rochester Teachers Care

This video focuses on Chris Fields from East and the work he does with his students and their book club.

Rochester Teachers Care

A video highlighting what sixth grade teacher John Martin Cannon is doing with his students, their families, and the community.

Rochester Teachers Care

Rochester Teachers Care is a weekly series from the RTA that highlights exemplary work and dedication of our colleagues in service to our students. This video focuses on what Tanya Homer is doing for her students at School #52.

Rochester Teachers Care

This video focuses on what some retired teachers are doing for some schools in the RCSD with the RRTA’s Books for Kids program.

Rochester Teachers Care

This video focuses on the Math and Movement and the great work by Gina Cordaro.

RTA Hotline Postings

Due to phone issues at RTA Office, we are posting the following jobs. School 9 Elementary K-3  School 17 Special Education 1-6  School 17 Bilingual Special Education 1-6  School 45 Elementary  You must be in the tenure area to secure the job....

Stand with Rochester Educators, Students & Families

Join RTA, RAP and the Rochester Community Coalition to Save Our Schools (ROC-SOS) in calling on our elected representatives—urging them to regain funding so we can open safely open schools for our children and their teachers this...

Transfer Day Schedule

Transfer Days are scheduled on ZOOM for both voluntary applicants and displaced teachers are as follows: 6/22/20  log on at 3:30; begins at 4  Science 6/24/20 log on at 8:30; begins at 9 (order of tenure areas: PE, Art, Music, ESOL. Counselor. SSW,...

Is this your tenure year?

The Governor has included in his latest Executive Order ( 202.39 ) language that permits Districts to grant tenure to teachers in their last year of probation without the normally required APPR score and lack of observations/evaluations.   Here is the...

PDI Deadlines June 9th and June 11th

To receive the PD Incentive for the 2019-20 school year all eligible members need to have their PD uploaded to TrunNorth Logic by June 9th. All surveys must be completed by June 11th in TrueNorth Logic. PD for the 2020-21 incentive can begin on June 22nd.

RCSD Employee Support Group

An RCSD employee support group facilitated by a therapist Paul Ackers LMSW, will be offering two virtual sessions on May 28th and June 1st. With the reopening of NYS comes a lot of stress and uncertainty and sessions will look to provide assistance and counseling to...