September 23, 2022

Grant and Scholarship Applications are Now Available for the 2023-2024 Year!

Classroom Assistance Grant and Beginning Teacher Scholarship applications are now available for download and submission. 

Thirty $750 grants will be awarded to public-school educators in Texas, and 20 $750 scholarships will be awarded to beginning teachers. To learn more about each program, please visit our “Initiatives” page.

The deadline to apply to either program is Friday, January 27, 2023, at 5 p.m.

September 12, 2022

TRTF Talking Points are Here!

Are you a TRTF District Liaison or Local Chapter Representative? If so, please consider downloading the new TRTF Resource Guide HERE, as well as the TRTF Talking Points HERE for your fall conferences and meetings. Additionally, please email [email protected] if you would like TRTF Brochures mailed to you for a meeting. Please include the best mailing address and quantity of brochures needed.

April, 2022

TRTF Announces 2022 Grant and Scholarship Winners!

The 2022 grant recipients will be receiving a $750 check to support their classroom projects. The 2022 scholarship winners will be receiving a $750 check to cover the cost of their certification tests as well as materials for their first-year classroom. Use the links below to view the winners. 

Congratulations to all the winners! TRTF wishes you the best of luck in all your future teaching endeavors!

View The 2022 Classroom Assistance Grant Recipients View The 2022 Beginning Teacher Scholarship Winners

March 23, 2022

Please come to the TRTF Silent Auction at convention in Dallas! There will be a wide variety of items to bid on that you can get a sneak peek of HERE. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. on April 12 with a cash bar option while you browse items. Thank you to everyone who has donated auction items and helped make this event a success. All funds raised will continue to support TRTF’s mission of supporting retired and active Texas school personnel.

View The Silent Auction Catalog

March 10, 2022

TRTF is looking forward to Convention 2022, in Dallas, Texas from April 11-13! Due to the hotel’s COVID-19 safety measures, we are asking that districts, locals, and individuals who normally bring a donation to the convention to honor or memorialize a loved one, friend, or colleague, consider making your donation online at no later than March 31, 2022. After making your donation, please send an email to [email protected] with the subject line "Convention Donation," indicating the amount of the donation, who the donation is from, who the donation is in honor or memory of, and for what fund the donation is designated to if any. All those who wish to donate in this fashion will be recognized in a PowerPoint presentation that plays during the Silent Auction on April 12.

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November 11, 2021

Check out this great video featuring TRTF President Mary Nell Short and staff member Sarah Richardson providing updates on all of the Foundation's wonderful charitable programs! November is Foundation Month! We hope you will consider making your year-end, tax-deductible donation to TRTF today (learn how to donate in the video)!”

Click Here To Watch the Video on YouTube