The MCRTA: an affiliate of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association,
 representing retired administrators and teachers in
Monroe and Owen counties, 
  Indiana Retired Teachers Association: 

State Legislative visit 2018


Dear MCRTA Members,

        Another year has rolled around much too quickly and it is the start of the 2018-2019 school year.  We hope you are ready to be an active participant in our Monroe-Owen County Retired Teacher Association. Your officers and committee chairs have been working to plan a year of meetings and programs for you. The Indiana Retired Teacher Association continues their efforts to legislate for you and work to increase your benefits. We look forward to having many times to meet, enjoy programs and activities and keep in touch with each other. Please keep reading information that comes to you through the U. S. Mail, emails and both local and state websites*.  And, as always, we are encouraging your participation in local educational endeavors as well as involvement as a community volunteer. Please feel free to write to me any time with questions, suggestions, thoughts and ideas. This is your organization and we want it to be of help and service to you - so let us hear from you.   


*Be sure Mike Horvath has your correct email address, home address and phone number so we can get information to you.  Send him any changes/updates.


retired teachers visit state

The Indiana Retired Teachers Association 54 th Annual Representative Assembly, was
held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

MCRTA members attending the assembly as delegates were Shirley Pugh, Joanne Weddle, Sheila
Henry, Martha Street, Benny Holt and Dianne Shewmaker. The following
recognitions/awards presented to MCRTA and MCRTA members that day were:
MCRTA Area 8 Group Project Award, Dianne Shewmaker - an Area 8 Outstanding
Volunteer Award for 2018, Pam Rainey and Nancy Stockwell - Area 8 Honorable
Mention Volunteer Awards for 2018, MCRTA - Honorable Mention award for our
website, and Sheila Henry was awarded an Area 8 CASA winner for Monroe-Owen
RTA. Kristin Bishay, Executive Director Monroe County CASA, is the first person to
the left in the picture who attended to introduce Sheila. Others in the photo are
named as listed above from left-to-right in the photo.