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 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...

Adam’s Update (3.4.21) Vaccines, MOU, PPE, Reporting of COVID-19 Cases in Schools, Phase 3 Ventilation Reports, NYSUT Pushes For Early Retirement Incentive

Colleagues,Here are some timely and important notices for your information: - Vaccines For RTA and RAP Members. I am pleased to inform you that, with help from the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) and Monroe County Executive Adam Bello, 1100 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines will be made available next week to interested, but yet to be vaccinated, members of RTA and the Rochester Association...

Adam’s Updates (2.21.21) Simultaneous Instruction, Ventilation, Accommodations, Covid Testing, Vaccinations, Reprisals, RCSD’s Lack of Readiness

Colleagues, I hope you had a safe and restful Winter recess. The Rochester City School District is proceeding with reopening school buildings despite the fact that they are not fully ready to do so safely and effectively - not with mitigation, not with COVID testing, not with vaccinations and not with a doable instructional plan. Dismissing the legitimate concerns of the overwhelming majority of...