The Moultrie County Retired Teachers Association held their third meeting of the year today, Aug. 5, 2015.
At the meeting, Stepheny McMahon, Director of Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development, spoke about the “No Job Left Behind” program which is creating ties between local high school students and area businesses in an attempt to prepare students for the workplace and develop prospective employees for those businesses. Pictured are Denny Hutchings, President of MCRTA; Stepheny McMahon; and Linda McCabe, Vice-President of MCRTA.
The Moultrie County Retired Teachers Association also presented Teacher Grants to nine Okaw Valley teachers/administrators to use in purchasing items for use in the classroom in the 2015/2016 school year. Pictured are four of the grant recipients: Doug McCausland, Okaw Valley Elementary Principal; Jena Atchison, Okaw Valley Counselor; Beth Sawyer, 2nd Grade Teacher; and Gayla Jackson, 1st Grade Teacher