"Rooting for the Redbirds is in the lesson plan."

The T-shirt and ticket special features limited edition Redbird garb with the lettering “Rooting for the Redbirds is in the lesson plan.”

Illinois State alumni educators are invited to take advantage of a T-shirt/ticket special for the Redbird men’s basketball home game against the Northern Iowa Panthers on Saturday, February 17, at 5 p.m.! Redbird Athletics will be honoring #EdBirds and the University’s rich history and tradition of education at the game.

An upper bowl game ticket and limited-edition T-shirt are just $19. To get your T-shirt, use promotional code TEACHER18 at GoRedbirds.com/Promotions by Tuesday, February 13, at 4:30 p.m. T-shirts must be picked up on game day at the sales and information table located on the Redbird Arena concourse. For more information on tickets, please call the Redbird Athletic Ticket Office at (309) 438-8000.

Athletics will recognize 2018 Illinois Teacher of the Year Lindsey Jensen during the game. Jensen teaches English at Dwight Township High School and is completing her doctoral degree in education from Illinois State’s School of Teaching and Learning.