Our local chapters carry out our mission of volunteering for communities and advancing local education initiatives.
A Hand UP Assistance
Helping teachers in difficult times
- This program provides financial assistance for an immediate need of an IRTA member who is undergoing a temporary or emergency hardship.
- The help is intended for a one-time, short-term need and not for extended support.
- Examples of needs include, but are not limited to: housing expenses, health care, transportation, legal assistance, nutrition, etc.
- The maximum award is $1,000 per application.
A Hand UP Committee
Sally Klingerman, Chair