Category Archives: Advance Academy

The Marie Backus McGaughey Award for Childhood

Thank you, Molly Lieberman and Loop It Up Savannah, for your service! The Marie Backus McGaughey Award for Childhood philanthropy was established in 2015 to honor one of Savannah’s important benefactors. Marie McGaughey has quietly contributed to our city for decades, supporting important institutions that range from health care to houses of worship. In the early years of operation, Mrs.

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Autism Training with SCCPSS Police Officers

On Tuesday, July 11th, MRCA’s Jack O’Connor presented a 2 hour Autism and Crisis Management training with Savannah Chatham County Public Schools Police. Topics included the basics of autism spectrum disorder diagnosis, understanding the sensory needs of individuals on the spectrum, communication and related behavior, body language, and crisis management. We hope to collaborate with SCCPSS again in the future.

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