||Importance of making sure we have your correct address so that
you can receive our newsletter.
letter and plaque 2005
||Webmaster Richard Gordon, received an award
for this Website in the New
York Teacher, the official publication of the New
York State United Teachers.
Webmaster Richard Gordon received this
letter from the New York State Teacher magazine notifying
him that he had won a 2006 award from NYSUT for both this website
and for a feature story
within this website. A few weeks letter Richard received the award
plaques -- honorable
mention and best
|Award application 2007
||Webmaster gives reasons why this site deserves
a NYSUT award again this year.
|Award won 2007
||This website wins first place in NYSUT journalism
contest for retiree websites.
||At the bottom of our Home page, gives the time when our board
meetings are held.
||Information on all our coming events.
||Information on events already held. Gives a prospective
member the opportunity to see our overall program for the year.
||How can you contact us
||This is the page you are now on. Gives short explanation and links
to every page in this website.
|Council 43 (All
Council 43 pages highlighted in yellow)
||In an organization chart, AFT would be at the top, NYSUT next,
Council 43 third, and our own Clearwater Unit (RTC) would be under
Council 43. On line with the Clearwater Unit would be several other
local Florida units. Council 43 oversees all the local units and
acts as a liaison from NYSUT to these Units. The Council 43 page
gives meeting information on all the Units in Florida TRIF --except
our own RTC unit where such information is on our calendar
|Tina Sharp's Point
||Tina Sharp, the president of Council 43 which includes
TRIF-CUT, regularly writes a column giving her views on a variety
of issues but always relevant to our concerns as retired New York
||Past and now outdated articles published in the Council
||Traces how our organization began through the hard
work of our founding president Belle Sheiner. First
history installment | Second history
||In addition to our regular scheduled luncheon meetings, we do
have special events such as the Starlite
Majesty cruise on June 1, 2006.
||On September 4, 2005, a Google search for the terms "retired
teachers Florida" shows how prominently this site is listed
out of 918,000 hits or possibilities. Coming up first as an non-sponsored
(unpaid for site) is www.gordonrichard.com/rtc.
||One of our founding members Grace W. writes a history of the early
days of TRIF-CUT, beginning way back in 1985.
||As the opening page of our site, the Home page identifies who
our Club is for. Calls attention to recent updates including the
most recent co-presidents' message. Includes information on board
||Retired teachers wanted as observers in Teacher Excellence Program
||Our Legislation Chairperson Fern Gordon sums up selected legislation
reported by NYSUT and AFT.
||Provides information-resources just a click away.
Features links on our health insurance,
health in general, ways to express
our views to our political leaders,
getting information on using your computer,
and sites of general interest to
||Shows our membership-participation requirements.
||This is a private, restricted webpage, requiring a Username and
Password. To get access to this page, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be sure to include your full name and reason for requesting access
that is intended only for RTC board members.
||How a committee led by Chuck and Dot contact members to see if
they want to make reservations for the next luncheon/meeting. Request
volunteers to join the committee and explains how to join by
email or phone.
|President's (co-presidents' message)
||Each month during our meeting year (September to April) our president
or co-presidents write a message to our members.
||Although we are all retired New York State teachers, we try still
to play an active, positive role in Florida education by funding
projects that will benefit children in our new home State.
||Possible sources of speakers for our meetings.
||Our Co-presidents consulting with our board select members who
deserve special recognition for their exceptionally hard work in
supporting our club.
||Links to those members who have been in the spotlight
in the past. Desi
& Joe, Ellen,
||Screen shot showing result of Yahoo search for retired