President’s Message

As always, June is a time for reflection. This was not how I thought my year would go but becoming President of your Association six months ago has been a fantastic experience and I have learned much in a short period of time. It has been an extremely busy and

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Vice President’s Message

They say things happen for a reason, and there really is so much truth to that. In January an opportunity arose when Tim Breen stepped down as President to take on new challenges at MTS and the role of Vice President was vacant. With the support of our Executive I

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NEW: PPDF Opportunity

RETTA members, I wanted to take a quick minute to let you know about a PPDF opportunity that you may not be aware of. The Personal Professional Development Fund (PPDF) gives teachers an opportunity to collaborate with other like-minded teachers across the division to focus on problems of practice to

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RETTA Election Results 2019-2020

Your 2019-2020 RETTA Executive Congratulations and a big thank-you to all the members who put their name forward to serve on next year’s River East Transcona Teachers’ Association Executive Board. The time and commitment these members put towards serving the 1,300 members of RETTA is invaluable. Your 2019-2020 RETTA Executive:

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Women in Educational Leadership- Vice President’s Message

March 8th marks an important day for all of us to celebrate and reflect upon. March 8th was International Women’s Day. The theme for International Women’s Day this year was “Balance for Better,” emphasizing a more gender-balanced world. It’s exciting seeing this movement spread across the world, continuing to make

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President’s Message

As I sit down to write my President’s message I know I want it to be about finding a work/life balance. This is the time of year that it hits us the hardest. The weather is cold, the days are still short, indoor recesses, etc., etc., etc. Then it occurred

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Enhancing Anti-Racist Pedagogy

Enhancing Anti-Racist Pedagogy Begins with Challenging Problematic Discourses Submitted By: Erin Ellison  According to Schick and St. Dennis (2003) a variety of visible minority groups live in the Canada, although “it is Indigenous peoples who form the greatest critical mass to challenge normative practices of dominant white culture” (p. 2).  The

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Beach Volleyball Event

The River East Transcona Teachers’ Association invites you to Block Party: A Beach Volleyball Social Driven by the continued success of our fall volleyball social, the opening of a new local Beach Volleyball Centre and an always welcome opportunity to socialize and connect with each other, RETTA is excited about

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Young Humanitarian Awards

Nominate Students for a YHA They’re kids with a cause – compassionate, creative and courageous. You see them at every grade level, students who love serving in their schools and communities. Thank them for their goodness with a Young Humanitarian Award nomination. They could win one of four $1,000 prizes. Deadline

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President’s Message

Welcome back! I hope you had a wonderful break and enjoyed special time with family and friends. As well, I trust that you were able to take time for yourself, reflect upon the year that just passed and plan for the year upon which we are now embarking. For myself,

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