Mrs. Barrett Receives Award

Submitted by drogers on Thu, 09/14/2017 - 14:15
Grant Awarded

For Immediate Release:  September 2017

The Excellence in Education Grants for Teachers
 Program Awards $36,500 in Grant Money

The Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation (IRTAF) awards a total of $36,500 in grant money to several public school educators (Pre-K through 12) statewide.  IRTAF is affiliated with the Illinois Retired Teachers Association, a lobbying group for retired educators, with a current membership of over 37,000.  On September 13, 2017, Trista Barrett was awarded his/her IRTAF grant check.  Below, you will find more information on the winner, along with his/her school, the amount of the award, IRTA Area, and a summarized paragraph of the project in the winner’s own words.


Trista Barrett, A-C Central CUSD #262 & Virginia CUSD #64, Chandlerville ($136.50) Area 4
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