Rochester Teachers Care

Rochester Teachers Care was in our third year of an initiative to highlight the terrific work that Rochester teachers do every day and to educate the public about the exciting learning opportunities in our public schools. The project highlights exemplary work and dedication of our colleagues in service to our students. The RTA releases a professionally produced brief video highlighting the work of individual teachers, groups of colleagues, or entire Rochester schools. Supported by a generous grant from our state union, the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), we are working on this exciting project with former local newscaster Robin DeWind and photo-journalist Chris Coffey.

Below are the videos from the 2019-20 school year.  To see past videos from others years click on the links below.

To nominate yourself, another colleague or a group of colleagues who are doing something special as a RCSD teacher please email Aimee Rinere or Matt Lavonas . You can also call us at the RTA (585 546 2681).

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Carey Belair from SOTA and how she connects with her students and helps move them forward in their pursuit of knowledge.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Marisol Martinez and Jessica Ventura and what they do in their bilingual classroom at School #28.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Lisa Scott goes the extra mile to help build her students’ self esteem through the steel drum program at Monroe.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Steven Hickey and how he shows his students the connection to the military service of people in the School #28 community and beyond.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Brandy Brancato and how she brings a calm, peaceful mindset into her classroom at School #12.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Teri Kenyon as she helps build relationships with parents and students at the preschool program at School #23 .
This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Eric Williamson of School #15 and how he helps students step outside their comfort zone.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Cassandra Matalavage and how she makes connections with her students with hands on lessons at School #9.

This video highlights Andrea Ingham and how she helps her students from School #3 to believe in themselves and strive for higher goals.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights how Heidi Taylor and her dog Finn interact with the students at School #10.

This video highlights Mark Foster from East and what he is doing to make sure his students succeed.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Casey Blackburn and how the Foundations Language Enrichment Program benefits the students at School #8.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights how Jennifer Johnson goes the extra mile to give her students opportunities with the robotics program at Franklin.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Amy Hatch from Monroe High School and how she is getting her students and colleagues on a track to better health.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Kimberly Brown and the great things she is doing with her students at School #3

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Mary Marschner and Melanie Scacchetti from School #57 and how their co-teaching model helps their students.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Anjoli Moise and how she interacts with the families of her students at School #5.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Kelly Follman and how she enriches the curriculum to reach her students.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Mary Courtney and how she gets her students interested in science.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights David Slattery and Jeremy Eaton from School #28 and how they provide their students to different learning opportunities and experiences.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Alexa Basile and how she goes the extra mile for her students.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Hindi Wade and how she is getting her students to make connections with their heritage and their families at School #5.

 This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Rob Arrendell from SOTA and the things he does to connect with his students.

This video highlights Stefan Cohen and all of the great things he is doing with the Career in Teaching Program.

This video highlights Jeff Wujcik and the special opportunities he provides to his students as the Culinary Careers Instructor at OACES.

This video highlights Joanie Bringley from East and all of the great things she does with her students.

This video highlights Kim Buonomo and how she gets her students at School #23 involved in their community.

This video highlights Kim Tartaglia and how she uses a variety of things to engage her students at School #7.

This video highlights Lisa Englert and how she how she is helping her students at Early College International High School make connections with our community.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Rachel Hobbs and the great things she is doing with her music students at School #4.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Henry Padron from School #12 and all of the great things he does with his dual language kindergarten students.

This Rochester Teachers Care video highlights Lee Schickler and all the great things she is doing with her students at School #20.

This video highlights Lori Wess from School #2 and all of the fantastic things she does with her students and younger teachers.

This video highlights Stephen Georger and how he connects with his students and how he built up the strings program at School #22.

This video highlights Tyler Jarosinski and how he connects with his students from World of Inquiry.