Cimarron Elementary Teacher Receives Grants from Texas Retired Teacher Foundation

Houston, Texas: On April 21, The Texas Retired Teacher Foundation presented Mrs. Imelda Hernandez with a $500 scholarship to purchase equipment for her classroom.
Fifteen teachers were awarded the scholarship after being selected from 91 applicants. Brenda Ritter, Texas Retired Teacher Foundation trustee, presented the scholarship to Mrs. Hernandez in front of other members of the Texas Retired Teacher Association, GPISD Board members and Cimarron’s principal, Cynthia Galaviz.

Mrs. Hernandez has been a bilingual special education teacher at Cimarron Elementary for the past two years. She is planning to purchase One Minute Readers for her students to improve their reading fluency using a combination of books, audiotapes and computer software.

Congratulations, Mrs. Hernandez!

 

Retired Teacher Foundation Grant

Pictured left to right: GPISD Board Secretary, Wanda Heath Johnson; Texas Retired Teacher Foundation trustee, Brenda Ritter; Cimarron principal, Cynthia Galaviz; Cimarron Teacher, Imelda Hernandez; and GPISD Board Trustee, Minnie Rivera

 

 

 

 

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