Get the latest news from RTA President Dr. Adam Urbanski.

Adam’s Update (7.22.21) Contract Extension

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to inform you that, earlier this evening, the RTA Representative Assembly acted on the recommendation of the RTA Executive Council and unanimously endorsed an extension of the current collective bargaining agreement between the Rochester Teachers Association and the Rochester City School District. The RCSD Board of Education just voted to also endorse the newly negotiated contract extension. Attached below is the Contract Extension Agreement and the new salary schedule. Everything in our current contract remains unchanged except for (1) duration of our contract; (2) an increase in your general salary, consistent with the application of the agreed-upon contractual salary benchmarking; and (3) an additional adjustment in compensation for athletic coaches of interscholastic and modified sports. Here is a summary of the three modifications contained in the extension of our existing contract: - Duration. The contract extension is until June 30, 2022....

read more