Martin Brock Named OFTC’s 2024 Adult Education Outstanding Instructor of the Year

Martin Brock has been named Oconee Fall Line Technical College’s (OFTC) 2024 Adult Education Outstanding Teacher of the Year (OTOY). 

Brock is a resident of Laurens County and has been serving students in the classroom since 2021. His genuine care of others has led him to lead a life of service; his mindset and attitude affect change in his students’ lives.  

“I consider my greatest contributions and accomplishments in education are to see students receive the assurance of our unwavering support to help them reach their educational, and personal goals,” Brock shared. “From the beginning up to graduation, I constantly remind them of their value; that they are smart, kind, and important to us and our program.” 

“Martin is very dedicated to his students and the program,” said Demme McManus, Dean of OFTC’s Adult Education program. “He sees the value education brings to the lives of his students and provides more than just academic instruction.  He shares life lessons that help students see that challenges and struggles are part of growth and can be overcome to achieve all their goals.” 

The OTOY is designed to recognize and honor the most outstanding adult education teachers who make significant contributions to the field through instruction, innovation, and leadership. 

The OTOY exemplifies excellence and has a deep commitment to the mission of the Technical College System of Georgia Office of Adult Education. 

To learn more about OFTC’s Adult Education program, visit the College’s website,


OFTC’s Adult Education program provides basic skills instruction through free classes to help students obtain their high school equivalency through the GED and HiSET Exams. With locations in 11 counties, flexible class schedules and day, evening, and online class options, OFTC truly works with students to accomplish their goals and better their futures. Students can enroll anytime by going to the college’s website or by contacting the Office of Adult Education. To learn more about adult education at OFTC, email OFTC is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.