Memo To:   All Buffalo Teachers

From:         Philip Rumore, President, BTF

Date:          January 19, 2021


Subject:     School Reopening Update

The following schools/sites have submitted a BTF School/Site Health and Safety Assessment. (Click Here) The completed assessment for each school was included in our last email to all teachers. (Click Here)


They (Click Here) were to be completed by the Delegate Chairperson and/or Building Committee.


We assume they are up to date.


They will, if necessary, be used in court to prevent the opening of schools whose conditions and procedures risk the spread of the COVID-19 virus.


If you are a delegate and/or Building Committee member and need the assessment link re-sent to you, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


We know you are overwhelmed; however, we would like to have information on additional schools/sites. The assessment has been shortened to take less time to complete.


As we can see from the two schools in Niagara Falls that had to close, the virus is omnipresent. Hopefully, it wasn’t spread in the two schools and no one is permanently harmed.


While some may disagree and hurl insults, we must and will remain focused on ensuring that our schools are and remain safe for our students, teachers, parents, staff and community.


Please stay safe. Take no chances.