Welcome RTA members!

The Reading Teachers Association represents the teachers and nurses employed by the Reading Public Schools. The organization was created to support teachers and nurses in their effort to promote high professional standards and improve the quality of education for all of the children of Reading, Massachusetts.

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RTA Members please join us at the Fall Annual Membership Meeting!

– Tuesday, September 26, 3:30 to 4:30 in the RMHS library

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– Special guest Erik Champy, MTA vice-president will join us

– Want to hear from members what they want/need from the RTA & MTA

2017 – 2018 RTA Goals

  1. Member Engagement
    1. Monthly 10 minute meeting held by building representative(s) at each building.
    2. Members wear red and RTA buttons on first Friday of every month.
  2. Community Involvement
    1. Members attend RTA booth at Reading Fall Street Faire.
    2. Members from each building attend school committee meetings.
  3. Social Media
    1. Create a Facebook page and a Twitter account.

Ratified by the RTA Executive Board on August 22, 2017. 

Just for New Teachers: MTA Conference for Early Career and Future Educators

Saturday, November 4, 2017 
Worcester Technical High School
8 – 9 a.m. Registration | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Workshops

No charge for MTA members and SEAM members
Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided


All In Campaign 

Learn more about the campaign to build teacher collective power here. 

All In Talking Points

“When teachers ask, “why should I be a member of teachers union,” you might point out that no teacher, acting alone, can affect the changes we can all affect together. “

– Ira Fader, MTA General Counsel, in regards to the MTA’s successful effort to resolve the Retirement Plus issue for thousands of MTA members.

Good Reasons to Belong to MTA

There are 110,000 good reasons to belong to the MTA — the 110,000 women and men who make up the strongest force for public education in Massachusetts.

Plus, click here to see these ten good reasons.

The RTA supports Yes for Reading!