(Baton Rouge, La.)- The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association is hosting its annual fall meeting from Oct. 21 – 23, 2019 at the Baton Rouge Marriott. LRTA invites local retired educators to “Celebrate Retirement Down by the Riverside.”
The fall meeting serves as an opportunity for retired educators around the state to connect with one another. Attendees will also hear from several guest speakers, including a panel discussion with the Louisiana Public School Coalition on Oct. 22.
“We try to plan conferences that contain both useful and enjoyable information for our members,” says LRTA Executive Director Rodney Watson. “Our goal is to enrich their retirement years.”
The Louisiana Public School Coalition collectively represents the interests of tens of thousands of education professionals, paraprofessionals, employees and retirees.
Guest speakers include Ashley Franklin and Joey David from the Louisiana State Museums; Leea Russell, the director of education for the Greater Baton Rouge Arts Council; Amy Wold, the director of communications for the Water Institute of the Gulf; and Dana Vicknair, the director of the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana.
LRTA will also host a food drive during the fall meeting to benefit the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to donate at the meeting.
This event is open to the public, and registration for the conference is free. LRTA encourages attendees to pre-register for the meeting through its website or by mail. Information about meeting registration and hotel reservations is available at www.lrta.net/fallmeeting.
The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association is a nonprofit membership organization devoted to protecting and enhancing benefits for individuals receiving retirement benefits from the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana. For more information about LRTA or this meeting, visit www.lrta.net.