Who We Are in 2020-2022
SARTA is the local TRTA unit for Tom Green County, Texas and surrounding counties without local units. We strive to keep all teachers, both in the classroom and retired, fully informed concerning their TRS pension activities and healthcare updates. The biennial Texas Legislative sessions and the education-related legislation under consideration are at the top of our list, closely followed by those entities trying to undermine public education in our fair state. We see ourselves as a watchdog for the future of all Texans.
Fifty to sixty of our two hundred plus membership meet monthly from September through May to share a fellowship and programs of interest to all of us. These programs range from updated health related information, authors, and local community leaders all the way to our own members who are musicians, world travelers and wonderful photographers. The fellowship shared builds a strong bond to benefit each of us, as well as donate to our scholarship fund, community book project, and two local charities that we support on a monthly basis. In addition, on average our members donate over 40,000 hours of community service to San Angelo and the surrounding communities.
As we begin the 2020-2022 biennium, we look forward to building our membership, adding to our two educational Angelo State University scholarships, and being of benefit to our community even during a pandemic crisis. Come join us!