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Ventilation Reports For Phase I 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 I reports were commissioned and paid for by the RTA Health and Safety Committee. If you have any questions please...

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We need answers from RCSD... We share member's frustration with the lack of information on the reopening plan from the RCSD and finding bits of information through the media and other various sources.  There are increasingly frequent and inaccurate rumors spread...

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Special Subject & Support Services Q&A

 For Special Subjects and Support Services Teachers Returning   on   January 4th: Initial Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Question:  Who is returning on January 4th? Answer:  Initially the District identified 95 Special Education...

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Adam’s Update (12.18.20) Updated MOU

Colleagues, I am pleased to inform you that earlier today we concluded negotiations with the District on a revised and updated Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the reopening of our schools. The signed agreement is attached below. Here are some noteworthy...

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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.

Thinking About Retiring?

Dear Staff:   Attached please find information regarding a virtual retirement information meeting that is being held next week on Thursday, December 10 from 4:30 to 6:00 PM.  If you are interested in attending please register using the following...

2021 Retiree Healthcare Information

If there are any questions please call Charlie Dean at 865-1735. MVP Healthcare Information Meeting To see the video of the MVP Healthcare presentation from November 12, 2020 click on the link below. You will need to input the Passcode when prompted....

RTA COMMITTEES 2020-2021

Committees have been established by negotiated contracts and RTA's Rules and By-Laws.  Each committee is designed to provide a special service to RTA members.  Serving on these committees are over 220 RTA members, appointed by the RTA President, with consent...

PRESS RELEASERCSD UNIONS CHALLENGE THE DISTRICT’S PROJECTED BUDGET DEFICIT All four unions, representing Rochester City School District’s approximately 6000 employees, Association of Supervisors and Administrators of Rochester (ASAR), Board of Education Non-Teaching Employees (BENTE), Rochester Association of Paraprofessionals (RAP) and Rochester Teachers Association (RTA), have issued a joint open letter to the RCSD Board of […]

Retiree Virtual Open Enrollment Links

MVP Retiree Open Enrollment Meeting 2PM to 3:30PM  Join Zoom Meeting: https://rcsdk12.zoom.us/j/93169974244?pwd=a0RPei91OXprSTB0MEJMTXhmQmtzUT09  Meeting ID: 931 6997 4244 Passcode: 971249 One tap mobile+16465588656,,93169974244#,,,,,,0#,,971249#   Excellus Retiree...

Adam’s Update (11.2.20) Vote!

Colleagues, Having escaped totalitarianism many years ago, I feel so fortunate to live in a free and democratic society where we, as citizens, can make a difference by exercising our right to vote. We must cherish that and never take it for granted.  If you haven’t...

Register for Walktober by Oct. 5th!

Registration for Walktober is open!! This 31 day virtual fitness program has a motivating team competition, interactive message board, helpful resources, interesting articles, and more. This year you can invite your household family members to join in the challenge!...

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...

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,...