Category Archives: Recipients

TRTF 2019 Beginning Teacher Scholarship Recipients Announced!

This the third year that we are hosting our Beginning Teacher Scholarship program. In 2016, TRTF created this program to reward students who have completed their education and are entering the classroom for the first time. The scholarship reimburses applicants for certification tests and provides funds to help new teachers purchase materials for their first…
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TRTF 2019 Classroom Assistance Grant Recipients Announced!

Now in its twelfth year, our Classroom Assistance Grant program has provided $93,000 to Texas public school teachers since 2008, including thirty $500 grants this year. This year, we received 173 teacher grant applications! Choosing thirty recipients from this impressive group of teachers was very challenging for the grant committee. RECIPIENTS Amanda Jackson and co-applicant…
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2018-2019 Classroom Assistance Grant Recipients

This year, TRTF awards thirty $500 grants to teachers all across Texas! Robert Barbosa of Sharyland High School will use the grant to implement the “Pale Blue Dot!” Project for his World Geography course. He will purchase the ISS-ABOVE HD unit, which provides real-time NASA feeds from the International Space Station, to inspire exploration and…
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2018-2019 Beginning Teacher Scholarship Recipients

This year, TRTF awards fifteen $750 scholarships to recent college graduates who are relatives of active members of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA)! See the recipients below! Noah Martin, related to Nina Fancher of Wichita Falls, is a music major who loves making learning fun. When Noah student-taught first grade, he brought in his…
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