• To elevate the status of all public school and higher education employees
  • To encourage retirees to use their talents, their training, and their experience in furthering the education, social, and civic growth of the community, the state, and the nation
  • To afford opportunities for united action in solving problems relative to the needs of retired teachers and other employees
  • To cooperate with the Texas Retired Teachers Association, and the appropriate professional organizations of the surrounding public schools in solving problems of mutual concern
  • To give scholarships to two high school graduates who are entering the teaching profession

Legislative representation and advocacy for improved retirement benefits

  • Legislative updates during sessions of the legislature
  • Legislative hotline 1-800-880-1650 1-800-880-1650
  • Quarterly TRTA News Bulletin
  • Fellowship with retired colleagues
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Retirement planning programs
  • Informative and protective services
  • Community service opportunities
  • Health services programs
  • Conferences and conventions
  • Informative publications
  • Service to all local RTA units
  • Special TRTA member benefits, including dental insurance, vision insurance, and more

  • Legislative updates
  • Interesting programs
  • Scholarships to two high school graduates entering the teaching field
  • Annual book project to benefit Humble ISD literacy program
  • Participate in district planning sessions and state convention
  • Publish HARTA newsletter seven times a year
  • Publish yearbook, including membership directory
  • Work with Humble ISD for pre-retirement planning
  • High interest day and evening tours
  • Fun, food, and fellowship