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Foundation News

Foundation supports Jasper students' literacy efforts

Posted by: IRTA Foundation  | February 3, 2017

An Active Teacher Grant is helping Dubois County middle school students with a reading program that features 20 Young Hoosier books.

Grant supports Greensburg student project at shelter

Posted by: Indiana Retired Teachers Foundation  | December 19, 2016

Comer’s classes helped plan and renovate the children’s room at the New Directions Domestic Violence Shelter in their Decatur County. Their goal was to create a more positive experience during a bad one.

Superintendent candidates to appear at ICPE meeting

Posted by: Indiana Retired Teachers Association  | August 17, 2016

Every year in the fall, the Indiana Coalition for Public Education invites all ICPE members and friends of public education to meetings throughout the state.

Meet and Greet with governor canceled

Posted by: Tom Mellish, IRTA Executive Director  | August 1, 2016

IRTA attempted to reschedule a meeting with Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb, the Republican candidate for governor. However, he was unable to do so because of his schedule.

2016 scholarship winners announced

Posted by: Indiana Retired Teachers Foundation  | July 22, 2016

Each year, IRTF awards 10 scholarships (one in each Area) to help promote our profession and assist college students who have a passion for the classroom.

Proctors sought for grade school assessments

Posted by: National Assessment of Educational Progress  | July 19, 2016

The National Assessment of Educational Progress seeks motivated individuals to proctor assessment sessions with 4th and 8th Grade students in schools.

Heritage project sharing stories of Hoosier educators

Posted by: Indiana Association of Public School Superientendents  | June 24, 2016

In conjunction with Indiana's Bicentennial celebration, the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents (IAPSS) is honoring educators through the Heritage Educators program.

Grant helps English Language Learners program

Posted by: IRT Foundation  | February 16, 2016

An IRTA Foundation Active Teacher Grant helps Clark County create English Language Learners program in the primary grades.