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TRTA 2016 Convention Registration Now Online

TRTA members are ready for all that Houston has to offer as TRTA hosts its 63rd Annual Convention April 10-12, 2016!

Get registered for the 63rd Annual TRTA Convention by signing into your TRTA account here.


  1. Sign in to your TRTA account. (If this is your first time logging into your TRTA account, your username is your Member ID number and your password is trta123.)
  2. Once logged in, click the orange ‘Register Myself’ button on the convention registration page.
  3. Once registered, add any additional items to your itinerary by selecting the ‘Add’ button from the drop down boxes.
  4. Click the orange ‘Proceed to Checkout’ button at the bottom of the page.
  5. Enter your payment information on the ‘Payment Details’ page.
  6. Click the orange ‘Submit Order’ button from the bottom of the page.
  7. Ensure the confirmation email is sent to the correct address on the bottom of the ‘Confirmation’ page. (If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact us at

The convention will be hosted at the Westin Galleria on 5060 West Alabama, however, reservations at that hotel are now full. Reservations at the overflow hotel, the Westin Oaks (5011 Westheimer at Post Oak, Houston, TX 77056), are also full.

TRTA has secured a second overflow hotel for attendees of the 63rd Annual TRTA Convention in April at the Sheraton Suites Houston near the Galleria (2400 West Loop South. Houston, TX 77027-4204). The Sheraton will have a complimentary shuttle to the Galleria along with a special overnight self-parking convention rate of $7.

Click on this link to reserve your room online. The group rate is available until March 27, 2016. You may also reach the hotel by calling 713.586.2444 or 888.321.4733. Be sure to ask for the Texas Retired Teachers Association group rate when calling.

Book your hotel reservation today, and we'll "See You in '16" in Houston!

To view the convention schedule, click here.



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New TRTATV Episode: Texas Primary Elections, Part Two

Early voting for the Texas primaries begins on February 16. For weeks, we’ve been reporting on the importance of these elections, and how your vote in them has a greater impact than in the general election!
Often, the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) receives the question of which candidates we support. Unlike a Political Action Committee (PAC), TRTA does not endorse individual candidates. We encourage our members to investigate and vote for the candidates whom they believe will best represent their interests.

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