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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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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New! Archived PPDF Reports

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

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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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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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Vice-President’s Message

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.

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Farewell and Happy Holidays

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

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