EDUCATOR GRANT/AWARD APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

 

As the local affiliate of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association, the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Association strives to promote the welfare of Indianaís retired teachers, encourage and perpetuate education, and provide community leadership, service, and guidance.

 

To promote strong education and support teachers, the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Association established the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Educator Grant/Award on October 24, 2007.The Grant/Award is not administered by the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Foundation (founded in 2013), an affiliate of the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Association.

 

Purpose: The purpose of the DCRTF Educator Grant/Award is to provide funding for a Dearborn County teacher to purchase educational materials and/or supplies for his/her classroom.

 

Selection Process: All Dearborn County teachers are eligible for the grant/award.He/She may be nominated by an administrator or a colleague from the school in which the nominee is currently teaching, be nominated by a member of the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Association, or apply by personal application.

 

Educator Grant/Award forms with letter(s) of recommendation must be completed and submitted to the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Foundation.The award recipient will be named through a vote of the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Association.

 

Grant Use: Recipient will purchase materials for the classroom and present receipts to the DCRT Foundation for reimbursement up to $500 by the designated date.In addition, the recipient must continue to teach in a Dearborn County School during the school year in which the award is presented.

 

Funding: The funding for the Educator Grant/Award will be through DCRTA donations and fund-raising projects, community donations, memorials, and funeral donations.

 

2019 Educator Grant/Award Application Documents (Word Documents)

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