With more than 240 local chapters and 90,000 members, you’ll find support in every corner of the state.
Here are just a few of the benefits you get with membership:
TRTA has a proven track record.
In 2023, due to TRTA’s strong advocacy efforts, the Legislature appropriated approximately $5 billion in general revenue designated for COLAs and supplemental payments for eligible TRS annuitants, the largest amount ever appropriated from the state using only general revenue funds for a TRS benefit enhancement.
In 2021, TRTA’s advocacy added $1 billion of new funding into the TRS pension fund! During the 87th Legislative Session we:
TRTA also has more than 240 local chapters across the state. Local chapters are the backbone of the organization and provide a great outlet to connect with your fellow retired educators.
Our member benefits include discounts on dental and vision products with no waiting periods and year–round open enrollment. Other great benefits included professional liability insurance, discounts on hearing aids, car rentals and much more!
You also receive our quarterly news bulletin, The VOICE, which keeps our members up-to-date on the latest issues surrounding your retirement benefits. Additionally, you receive Tim Lee’s The Inside Line, an email newsletter with legislative updates.
Our voice matters in the Texas Legislature! Your membership supports our grassroots advocacy efforts!