Adam’s Update (8.30.20) Advocate for Additional Funding

Colleagues, The Rochester City School District’s fiscal woes continue. Part of it is due to lower registration of kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students. Another reason is that the District continues to find discrepancies and miscalculations in their existing...

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Statement on the Tragic Death of Daniel Prude

Dear Colleagues, As we again experience deep sadness and hurt, this time over the tragic death of Daniel Prude in our own community, our nation looks to educators to help teach our children that it is indeed possible to live in peace and to create a world with racial...

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2020-21 Teacher Pay Dates

2020-21 Pay Dates 9/11/20 9/25/20 10/9/20 10/23/20 11/6/20 11/20/20 12/4/20 12/18/20 12/31/20 1/15/21 1/29/21 2/12/21 2/26/21 3/12/21 3/26/21 4/9/21 4/23/21 5/7/21 5/21/21 6/4/21 6/18/21 * 7/2/21 * (22nd and last paycheck) Spread a check dates: 7/16/21, 7/30/21,...

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If you are going to resign from the District, NYS law requires a notice of 30 calendar days (including weekends and holidays) from the time you file your resignation letter until your last day with the district.

There are new STATE regulations taking effect on 7/1/21 for teaching content subject areas to special education students. Click here for info.

NYS PD Requirement for Professionally Certified Teachers

100 hours must be taken over each 5-year cycle.
IT IS THE TEACHER’S RESPONSIBILITY TO KEEP TRACK OF THESE HOURS.
THE STATE MAY AUDIT AN INDIVIDUAL’S COMPLIANCE AT ANY TIME FOR 8 YEARS.
PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND KEEP A COPY OF YOUR 19-20 PD.

Our TURN: Revitalizing Public Education and Strengthening Our Democracy Through the Collective Wisdom of Teachers

See Executive Summary here

See Final Report here