RTA Covid-19 Alerts

If you have any problems or concerns in your building of Covid-19 guidelines not being followed, contact the RTA here.  

Adam’s Update (4.15.21) RCSD’s 2021-22 Plan

Colleagues, Earlier today you received a communication from the District about “Important Information on the 21-22 School Year.” That email was sent during the meeting with unions to discuss the plan. As has been typical for the current District administration, this meeting called by the District to get input turned out to be a mere opportunity to announce what they have already unilaterally...

Adam’s Update (3.15.21) Safety in Schools, Avoiding Layoffs, Simultaneous Teaching Alternatives, Insisting on an End to Bad Faith Bargaining

Colleagues, It’s been a full year of unprecedented difficulties. Yet, you have gone way beyond the call of duty and proved your professionalism and dedication to your students . And while there’s finally some reason for optimism, it’s certainly not over yet. Several challenges remain including, but not limited to, the following: - Continuing to Ensure Safety at Schools. As a result of our...

Adam’s Updates (3.5.21) Vaccination Openings for RTA Members with Release Time

Colleagues, As I’ve indicated in Wednesday’s Update, with the help of our state-level union, the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), approximately 1100 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are being made available solely to members of the Rochester Teachers Association (RTA) and the Rochester Association of Paraprofessionals (RAP). Because of logistical constraints on the vaccine itself and on the...