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VOTE COPE Gift Card Drawing

CHAR: Maria Carpenter (Northwest), Laura Barstow (Edison) BLACK AND BLUE: Jenise Fortunato (#35), Rebecca Cody Rogers (Franklin Upper) ERIE GRILL: Bethany Lockhart (CSR), Ashley Ladiges (SWW) TONY D's: Margaret Sergent (RTA), Elizabeth Woodward (#28) PANE VINO:...

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RTA Scholarship Recipients

RTA SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE SON OR DAUGHTER OF AN RTA MEMBER Kevin Clifford PETER CASTLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Sierra Stevens (SOTA) Gordon Dorway Science Award Samantha Conrow (East) KEN SILVIO TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP Aiden Delehanty (School #58) Scott Spino Teaching...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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.

Ventilation Reports for Phase 2 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 II reports were commissioned and paid for by the RTA Health and Safety Committee. If you have any questions...

Questions to the Superintendent & the BOE

Based on the comments of teachers that have been back in the building for the last four week I have the following questions: Will the classroom trash be emptied daily?Will teachers have keys to the classrooms?Will students be required to wear masks?Will any rules be...

Letter to the BOE & Superintendent

Good evening Board Members and Superintendent L Myers-Small Speaking to you tonight on the eve of Phase two about communications. Our members communicate with our students every single day.  It is our most important duty to our students.  It is what we do...

Letter to CO and BOE

“We will treat every child like one of our own.”The RCSD logo.I implore you to stand by that. Students should be first and foremost in every decision that is made. I believe that in person instruction is KEY to that, but without clear plans that do not change daily...

Speak Out to the School Board Tomorrow

Colleagues, It is becoming increasingly obvious that the District remains dismissive of the collective wisdom of parents and teachers and continues to ignore their legitimate concerns. Despite the fact that 70% of parents, and 89% of teachers, do not have confidence...