Rutherford County Retired Teachers Association

RCRTA New Members Luncheon
 June 4 @ Noon in Greenhouse Ministries. RSVP to Pres. Payne to reserve your sandwich choice.(

New Member Picnic lunch

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 12:00 PM


RCRTA'S annual Picnic Luncheon for new members will be held on June 4 at Noon in the Greenhouse Ministries building at 309  Academy St. in Murfreesboro. Please reserve your meal choice of turkey or ham by contacting President Payne before the end of May. Her email address is: ( Join us for a delicious box lunch and lively conversation with fellow retired teachers. 

Rutherford County Retired Teachers Association

Serving Our Community and Supporting Public Education

We are an organization of retired teachers from Rutherford County Schools, Murfreesboro City Schools, and MTSU. Our mission is to serve our community and support public education in Rutherford County. Join us in making a difference!

Calendar of Events

January 17 - Pre-Retirement Seminar 
February 13 - History of Rutherford County Part 2 March 12 - Middle Tn Electric Energy Advisor
April 9 - Tour of MTSU Athletic Facilities
May 7 - Executive Board Meeting
June 4 - Picnic Luncheon - Invite new retirees

Note: All meeting will be held at Greenhouse Ministries on 309 S Academy Street in Murfreesboro


RCRTA Sponsored Scholarship

One of the most rewarding projects of RCRTA is the awarding of Scholarships to future teachers--Dee Doyle

Thanks to Dr. Ernest Hooper, a fund was established in 1988 with his donation. Since then, contributions from RCRTA and individuals have helped scholarship funds grow, allowing the granting of yearly scholarships to deserving MTSU teacher education students.

About Us

Who We Are

We are the Rutherford County Retired Teachers Association. Our organization is made up of retired teachers from Rutherford County Schools, Murfreesboro City Schools, and MTSU. We are passionate about education and work to make a positive impact in our community.

Community Service

We actively participate in community service initiatives, including Greenhouse ministries, MTSU Scholarships for aspiring teachers, and volunteering our time and resources to help those in need.


We advocate for policies and initiatives that promote the importance of education and support the needs of students and teachers.

Professional Development

We provide opportunities for retired teachers to to stay involved in education by offering informative meeting about topics in education and community support.

Social Events

We organize social events and gatherings to foster camaraderie and create a supportive community for retired teachers through member meetings, potluck dinners, and field trips.

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