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TRTF Board Officers Elected for 2019-2020

[caption id="attachment_3449" align="alignleft" width="604"] Standing l to r: Jesse Ramos, Ronnie Jung, Brenda Ritter, Martha Kallus, Elva Garcia and Carla Meuth. Sitting l to r: Mary Nell Short, Vice-President; Jamie Larson, President; and Lynn Granzin, Secretary-Treasurer.[/caption] Officers of the Texas Retired Teachers Foundation Board of Trustees were elected during the board's annual meeting on Monday,…
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TRTF Board Welcomes New Trustee, Jesse Ramos!

The Texas Retired Teachers Foundation (TRTF) is proud to welcome a new trustee to the board! Mr. Jesse Ramos will assume the position left vacant by Mr. Carlos Ortiz, whose term came to an end on June 30, 2019 after nine years of service. Mr. Ramos began serving his first three-year term on July 1,…
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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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