Rome Teacher Center
Upcoming Lab Hours
Days/Hours subject to change - check here often
Mon Oct 25th - 2:30PM - 5:00PM
Tue Oct 26th - 2:30PM - 5:00PM
Wed Oct 27th - 3:00PM - 4:45PM
Mon Nov 1st - 2:30PM - 5:00PM
Tue Nov 2nd - 2:30PM - 5:00PM
Wed Nov 3rd - 3:00PM - 4:45PM
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!!! NEW LOCATION !!!
We are located UPSTAIRS in Jervis Library
613 N Washington St. Rome, NY
Director: Jessica Lattimore
Program Specialist: Sarah Keesler
Lab Assistant: Fred Hall
Phone: 315-336-4570 x248
Follow us on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/RomeTeacherResourceCenter/
DIRECTIONS (Once inside the Library):
The Lab can be accessed by going up the stairs by the Reference Desk, around the stacks to the right, down the "hallway" through the green door on the right marked "LOCAL HISTORY/GENEALOGY AND QUIET STUDY ROOM" and then in through the double doors on the left to the Lab.
Take the elevator to the Second Floor and follow the signs to the Conference Room. Go through the double doors and you have arrived!
STARTED October 13th!!
Meredith Madden describes her Race Dialog course in this brief video.
List of Workshops and Information We Offer at the RTC
We are Upstairs in the Old Jervis Home section of the Library
613 N Washington St.
See directions above. Lab hours are posted above or on our calendar. The Lab door will normally be locked outside posted user hours.
!!! IMPORTANT NOTES !!!
*** In-Service (Contact Hours) Credit Requests: ALL ASCD Certificates and other Request forms for In-Service Credit for the Feb 1, 2022 cycle must be in by NOON Wednesday, January 19th ***
*** SIGN-IN PROCEDURE when entering the RTC Lab: ***
Anyone knowingly exposed to, or tested positive for COVID in the last 10 days, or displaying any symptoms of any illness - please DO NOT ENTER the Lab. You must properly wear a mask, use the provided hand sanitizer, and sign in when you enter. Once inside, proper social distancing is required. NOTE: This procedure may change based on the current COVID procedures at the time.
LAB USE INFORMATION
The Lab is closed when no staff is present. Lab days and hours could change with short notice. Bookmark this page and check the hours section above.
For the most efficient use of lab resources, when at all possible - please come with items to print or laminate prepared ahead of time.
LAB TECHNOLOGY NOTES:
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General Lab Info
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The LAB is typically OPEN Mon, Tue, and Wed afternoons. The LAB is CLOSED when the RCSD is closed - including Holidays and Snow Days. Check the list of day/times above or the Lab Calendar frequently for updates.
NOTE: The Lab calendar will contain an entry "User Hours" on days the Lab is open - if there is no entry on a day, the Lab is CLOSED and the door will be locked.
-- If you have items to return that belong to the Teacher Center --
Bring them in during Lab User Hours or Call or text Jessica at: 315-371-5488
Latest Info on the NYS Special Ed CTLE Certification Extension Series
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Events & Course Offerings
Events & Classes will be held at the Rome Teacher Center unless otherwise stated.
Register for all Classes on My Learning Plan (Frontline)
15 Contact/CTLE Hours = 1 In Service Credit
See the "More" tab above for expanded descriptions
**Please scroll down and take our Course Survey. We would like your input.**
In-service Contact Hours For Up To Two ASCD PD Online Courses.
Courses are available free of charge on the ASCD Platform. Each course is worth 20 in-service contact hours for a total of 40 in-service contact hours per individual.
Once you complete a course you need to complete the RTC ASCD course completion form (LINK) and submit it to the RTC with a copy of the ASCD Certificate of Completion. You will NOT receive a RTC Certificate with the in-service contact hours you have earned.
See the list of courses approved by the RCSD here
NOTE: You will not receive a RTC certificate for these classes, please save your ASCD certificate as future proof of attendance.
You get 2 new free courses a year and you can get credit every year!
DISCOUNTS FOR ADVANCEMENT COURSES
We are putting together another group of teachers to get the discount code for Advancement Courses
If you are interested please email Sarah Keesler firstname.lastname@example.org
Coursework for Salary Advancement
Members are reminded that we are not allowed to work on coursework for salary advancement during school hours. Thus, refrain from any such activity between 9 am and 3 pm Monday through Friday.