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
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
Are you interested in taking advantage of our PPDF (personal professional development fund)? To get more information on how to apply, criteria to consider when applying, funds available and more, please visit out PPDF page here https://retta.ca/ppdf/. As well, we now have a new page that features reports from previously
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
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
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,
Happy New Year and welcome back to all members of RETTA! It was tremendous to spend quality time with family and friends, especially those residing from out of town. I hope that you all had time to relax, recharge and get geared up for the remainder of the school year.
This certainly is a difficult message to write to the members of RETTA whom I’ve had the honour of serving over these past few years. I still remember when I first walked into the RETTA office, the nervousness, the trepidation, the desire to represent all of you well. Luckily for