Welcome to Rutherford County Retired Teachers Association

April Meeting

 Container Gardening

Speaker: Rachel Painter, UT Extension Agent

A University of Tennessee Extension professional who has been recognized nationally for her work with local Master Gardeners.

 1:30 PM April 13 via Zoom
(You may login at 1:00 if you want to make sure everything works.)

April 2021 Agenda

April Newsletter


David C. Howse from Emerson University spoke at our Feb. 9 Meeting

“Navigating Conversation of Race with Truth and Dignity

Our February guest speaker was David C. Howse, Vice President of Emerson University who gave an eloquent presentation about “navigating conversations of race with truth and dignity.”  He followed his presentation with a Q & A from our on-line members.

Due to COVID19, our meeting will be conducted online. President McKnight will email meeting information about how to attend our Feb. Zoom member meeting.


February Newsletter

February Newsletter

***RCRTA will have on-line Zoom meetings until further notice***

Upcoming Events

March 9  2021 – (1:30) Field Trip to Albert Gore Research Center in suite 128 at Todd Hall MTSU

April 13, 2021 — (1:30) “Container Gardening” Speaker: Rachel Painter, Ext. Agent, UT Agriculture Extension Service

May 5, 2021 — (1:30) Executive Board Meeting – Officers and Committee Chairs

June 1, 2021Annual Potluck Luncheon honoring new retirees

Journey Home Donation

Rutherford County Retired Teacher Association donated $100 to The Journey Home day shelter for the homeless.   (Due to the Covid-19 virus, all RCRTA Journeys Home Volunteer days have been suspended.)

RCRTA is a service organization composed of retired teachers from Murfreesboro City Schools, Rutherford County Schools, Middle Tennessee State University, and retirees who have moved to Rutherford county. Our goal is to support education and to serve our community.