DEERFIELD – State Senator Julie Morrison has earned the endorsement of three organizations that represent teachers in Illinois: Illinois Federation of Teachers, Illinois Retired Teachers Association, and Illinois Education Association.

“The teachers of IFT are proud to endorse Senator Julie Morrison,” said IFT President Daniel J. Montgomery. “She has been a tireless advocate for Illinois teachers and staff working to ensure that our children have the best possible environment in which to learn.”

These groups represent teachers all across the state of Illinois, both current and retired. Senator Morrison has been a member of the Senate Education Committee since 2012, and has been and active and vocal supporter for public schools.

“I’m thrilled to have the support of Illinois educators,” said Morrison. “I’ve been committed to protecting the public funds that schools in our community receive from the state. I believe it is extremely important to support our teachers in the classroom, because of the direct impact they have in shaping the young minds of the future. The 29th legislative district has a number of the top high schools in the state. I want to continue to provide the best education opportunities to all the constituents in our communities.”

Julie Morrison is running for State Senate in the 29th Legislative District. Morrison is a leader in the field of child welfare and a strong advocate of fiscal responsibility and ethical government.