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TRTA 62nd Annual Convention News!

Online registration now available.

Step 1: Download your registration form here. (Right click on the link and save the linked file).

Step 2Complete the downloaded form and save it.

Step 3: Email the completed form from your saved files to


(Phone registration is available at 1.800.880.1650).

View the convention schedule here.

Hotel Reservations

The JW Marriott (110 E. 2nd Street, Austin, Texas 78701) is now taking reservations for the 62nd Annual TRTA Convention to be held April 6-8, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Click here to reserve your room at the TRTA group rate of $169 (+ tax) per night!

You may also make reservations by calling 1.888.236.2427. Be sure to ask for the "Texas Retired Teachers Association 62nd Annual Convention" group rate! Rate: $169.00 (+ tax) per night. Please note, the final day to book your reservation is March 16, 2015. For online reservations at the TRTA group rate, click here.

Transportation to Hotel

Will you be flying into Austin Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) for Convention? The JW Marriott has secured a 10% discount from Super Shuttle for TRTA members who need transportation to the hotel. Please visit this link to learn more.


Legislative Updates

Texas Senate Names Committee Members

The Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) is busy addressing our major legislative initiatives during the 84th Texas Legislature. These initiatives include addressing the nearly $750 million shortfall facing the TRS-Care health insurance program. TRTA is also focused on protecting the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) defined benefit pension plan, which was made actuarially sound through legislation passed in 2013 (Senate Bill 1458). This session, TRTA will work with legislators to find ways to improve benefits for all TRS retirees.

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