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Grant used for Fluent Reading models

Posted by: IRT Foundation  | February 9, 2016

IRT Foundation Active Teacher Grant to Terra Knust, Ottwell Elementary in Pike County, uses teacher grant to improve her 2nd Grade class reading levels.

Grant will help 5th Graders produce newscasts

Posted by: IRT Foundation  | February 9, 2016

Becky Baker, Brownstown Elementary in Jackson County, will use her IRT Foundation Active Teacher Grant to help 5th Graders compose, produce, video and share their own newscast.

Grant helps Kindergarten students learn to read

Posted by: IRT Foundation  | February 9, 2016

IRT Foundation Active Teacher Grant used to help Newby Elementary Kindergarten students learn to read, Marion County.

2016 Legislative Update - Call to Action 2/8/2016

Posted by: Tom Mellish, IRTA Executive Director  | February 8, 2016

Please email your state senators immediately and ask them to oppose HB 1004 and support HB 1161!

South Africa summer trip features wildlife tours

Posted by: Indiana Retired Teachers Association  | January 31, 2016

The Indiana Retired Teachers Association is partnering with Africa Inscribed and Private Guide Evan Heckman for a 12-day Southern Africa tour this summer.

2016 Legislative Update 1/25/2016

Posted by: Tom Mellish, IRTA Executive Director  | January 25, 2016

As this short session of the legislature quickly rolls along, IRTA has closely monitored the progress of three bills.

2016 Legislative Update 1/13/2016

Posted by: Tom Mellish, IRTA Executive Director  | January 13, 2016

Here is the latest on IRTA's legislation of interest from the 2016 Indiana General Assembly session: Call to Action on House Bill 1004

Teacher grant used to celebrate Bicentennial through art

Posted by: IRT Foundation  | January 11, 2016

Tracey Suchy, teacher at West Newton Elementary, MSD Decatur Township, Indianapolis used her IRT Foundation Active Teacher Grant award money to reach the school wide goal to celebrate Indiana’s Bicentennial through art.