The Norfolk County Teachers Association, is the oldest teachers’ group in the country, it was founded by Franklin’s own Horace Mann. The NCTA is an organization dedicated to the service of teachers and students. Each year the NCTA honors teachers, para professional and or community members who has display exemplary service to their school districts. This year NCTA honored Randolph’s Kathy Clapp, administrative assistant at the J.F. Kennedy Elementary School and Dawn Martens, social worker at the Lyons elementary school. Honoree’s are chosen by their peers each year.