Category Archives: Recipients

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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2017-2018 Beginning Teacher Scholarship Recipients

TRTF is Pleased to Announce Its First-Ever Beginning Teacher Scholarship Recipients! Bailey Bohlken is related to David and Cindy Maxton of Mt. Vernon. At Mary-Hardin Baylor, Bailey is pursuing a specialization in math. Bailey hopes to return to her hometown to teach high school math and coach softball. “By integrating hands-on, interactive activities, I hope…
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2017-2018 Classroom Assistance Grant Recipients

TRTF is pleased to announce the fifteen recipients of the 2017-2018 Classroom Assistance Grants! Brenda Allen is a librarian at Dr. John D. Horn High School in Mesquite. With her grant, she will expand the JHHS Library MakerSpace by adding a drone with an HD wifi camera, Meccano robotic construction kits, and other supplies so…
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