Marcia Ritter, a retired family and consumer sciences teacher in the Lee’s Summit School District, recently attended the ACTE (Association for Career and Technical Education) National Convention Dec. 3 through 6 in Charlotte, N.C.

Marcia Ritter, a retired family and consumer sciences teacher in the Lee’s Summit School District, recently attended the ACTE (Association for Career and Technical Education) National Convention Dec. 3 through 6 in Charlotte, N.C.

Ritter taught family and consumer sciences at Lee’s Summit High School and Pleasant Lea Middle School and is currently a substitute teacher for the district. She serves as chair of the National Coalition for Family and Consumer Sciences and recently assisted in the design of a “Research to Resources” white paper development project.

At the convention, Ritter made several presentations highlighting the request for proposals for this project and shared legislative advocacy information at a concurrent session.

Attending the convention from the Lee’s Summit School District were Christy Rutherford, Terri McQuerry and Elaine Metcalf. Rutherford and Metcalf served as voting delegates for Missouri.