2019-20 Transfer/Placement Day Info

• June 3, 2019 – Subject Tenure Areas (Library Media, Business, Technology, Health, Physical Education, Art, Music, Counselor, School Social Worker, Family Consumer Science)
• June 5, 2019 – Subject Tenure Areas (Math, English, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Science, ESOL, Reading)
• June 6, 2019 – Special Education Tenure Area
• June 10, 2019 – Elementary Tenure Area

2018-2019 PD Incentive Info

* Dates & Deadlines

* Steps to check your transcript & more! (Updated 5/16)

Rochester Teachers Care

Highlighting the great things our members do every day.

Meet the finalists for RCSD Superintendent

Following are brief summaries of the finalists’ credentials provided by the RCSD: Terry Dade is currently an Assistant Superintendent for the 180,000-student Fairfax County Public Schools in Falls Church, Virginia. Prior to that, Dade served one year as Executive...

News You Can Use Now

120+ city teachers to retire early, district says

By James Brown • Mar 29, 2019  Rochester’s Board of Education unanimously approved a plan to buy out some of its most experienced teachers Thursday night. The plan was proposed by the City School District’s teachers union last month. The district announced a plan to...

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RCSD approves $50K teacher retirement incentive

by Justin Murphy Harry Kennedy discusses the retention rate of teachers in city schools. Wochit The Rochester City School District will offer $50,000 retirement bonuses to veteran teachers, part of an effort to find savings in a difficult budget year. The bonuses will...

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Adam’s Update (4.8.19)

Colleagues, As of today, 135 teachers have already submitted their notices that they will be participating in the 2019 Retirement Incentive that we’ve negotiated with the Rochester City School District. This already exceeds the 110 threshold required by our agreement....

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DON’T FORGET TO EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE!

JUNE 25th NOON TO 9 P.M.

Please Note: The Primary election this year has been moved.

May 31 is the deadline to register to vote in the Primary Election.

If you live in the City, we urge you to register so you can vote in this primary.

4 seats on the Rochester Board of Education are up for election this year.

Scholarships Available from the RTA

The Rochester Teachers Association, through its Scholarship Committee, awards scholarships to needy and deserving college-bound students.  Final selections will be based upon academic achievement, financial need, character and leadership ability. Click on the...

Rochester Teachers Association  

Red Wings Baseball Game
June 1, 2019 $20.00 per ticket Limit 4 tickets per RTA family
Complimentary picnic for RTA members and their families with the purchase of a ticket.  Click here to download info

RTA has openings for 4 teachers to represent the RTA as delegates for the New York State Teachers Retirement Conference. The delegates positions are for two years beginning this November. If you are interested, please contact Margaret Sergent at msergnet@rochesterteachers.com.  

Nominate your fantastic Science/STEM teacher for the

Air Force Association — Teacher of the Year

Attention new teachers/new members

If you have any questions about how your salary was set, please notify Martha at maskerade6@aol.com

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 17-18 PD.

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

See Executive Summary here

See Final Report here