A close-up look at NYC education policy, politics,and the people who have been, are now, or will be affected by acts of corruption and fraud. ATR CONNECT assists individuals who suddenly find themselves in the ATR ("Absent Teacher Reserve") pool and are the "new" rubber roomers, and re-assigned. The terms "rubber room" and "ATR" mean that you or any person has been targeted for removal from your job. A "Rubber Room" is not a place, but a process.
Due to Hurricane Sandy, we have rescheduled the Manhattan and Queens informational meetings for teachers, guidance counselors and social workers in excess. These meetings were organized to answer your questions about your rights and responsibilities as members serving in the ATR pool.
Both meetings will be held from 4-6 p.m. You will meet your borough representative, district representatives and other borough staff who are there to support you.
The new meeting dates and locations are as follows: