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RTA Rep Assembly Dates

Below are the scheduled dates for the regular monthly meetings of the RTA Representative Assembly during the 2020-2021 school year.  Meetings will begin at 4:15 pm via Zoom until further notice.       ...

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2021-22 Pay Dates

9/10/21 9/24/201 10/8/21 10/22/21 11/5/21 11/19/21 12/3/21 12/17/21 12/30/21 (Thurs) 1/14/22 1/28/22 2/11/22 2/25/22 3/11/22 3/25/22 4/8/22 4/22/22 5/6/22 5/20/22 6/3/22 6/17/22 * 7/1/22 * (22nd and last paycheck) Spread a check dates: 7/15/22, 7/29/22, 8/12/22,...

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Rochester Teachers Care

 

This video focuses on Maria Milford, her awesome interactions with her students and some of the amazing things that are going on at School #44.

Rochester Teachers Care

This video focuses on Chris Fields from East and the work he does with his students and their book club.

Rochester Teachers Care

A video highlighting what sixth grade teacher John Martin Cannon is doing with his students, their families, and the community.

Rochester Teachers Care

Rochester Teachers Care is a weekly series from the RTA that highlights exemplary work and dedication of our colleagues in service to our students. This video focuses on what Tanya Homer is doing for her students at School #52.

Rochester Teachers Care

This video focuses on what some retired teachers are doing for some schools in the RCSD with the RRTA’s Books for Kids program.

Rochester Teachers Care

This video focuses on the Math and Movement and the great work by Gina Cordaro.

NYSUT Announces New Round of Certification Webinars

We are pleased to announce a new round of certification webinars. These webinars are hosted by NYSUT's certification experts and are designed to help members with the challenges they encounter understanding and managing certifications. These webinars are free for...

SAVE THE DATES FOR SUMMER PD

At this time, the Rochester Teaching Academy will continue to provide high-quality professional development for members through the Zoom platform.  Look for the following courses to be available for registration in True North Logic on or before June 28: RTA_Best...

Mask Guideline Update

Colleagues, Below is the latest update from NYSUT clarifying that, as far as masks at schools are concerned, there will be no changes in guidelines until after CDC reviews the merits of the NYS Department of Health proposal announced last Friday. This is consistent...

District’s Request That Teachers Verify Student Attendance

Colleagues,It was brought to our attention that teachers are being asked by the District to verify student attendance in an effort to correct some “disconnects” that the District identified (see attached information). We contacted Elizabeth Hoffer, the District’s...

Second Group Retro Pay Delayed Again

Retro pay for the second group (if you did not received retro pay in November) has been delayed yet again. We have been told by the District that the target is to have retro pay in the May 21st paycheck. Inquires can be made to Carlene Pierce...

Please Consider Your Support of a School #29 Teacher

via the GoFundMe page: On 03/12/21 there was a devastating house fire in Penfield, NY https://www.whec.com/rochester-new-york-news/penfield-home-heavily-damaged-in-fire-on-edenfield-road/6041077/ The home that was lost belongs to Jerome Davis and his...

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...

Ventilation Reports for Phase 3 Schools

Below are the School Inspection Reports from Olmsted Environmental Services, Inc. as prepared by Ed Olmsted, CIH, CSP and Jennifer Long, MS. The Phase III reports were commissioned and paid for by the RTA Health and Safety Committee. If you have any questions...

Job Share Deadlines

Current job sharing teachers who wish to stay together are required to notify the District (Dr. Christopher Miller/christopher.miller@rcsdk12.org) by March 1st of the intent to either continue OR discontinue the job share as of September 2021. Teachers seeking new job...

Retirement Deadline

If you are retiring and plan on receiving any accumulated monies from the Absentee Reduction Plan (Section 60, page 121), you must notify the District by this Friday, February 26th of this intention.