Austin Retired Teachers Association


Organized March 21, 1952

68 years of Service to Retired School Personnel


SECTION 1. Members of this association shall be of three (3) classes: Active, Honorary, and Life. A. Active Member. Any retired employee of a school, college or university, public or private, may become an Active member upon payment of dues. B. Honorary Member. Honorary membership may be extended to distinguished friends of education by a vote of the membership. C. Life Member. A member who has contributed service to the association may be extended life membership by a vote of the members. Past Presidents are automatically Life members.



at Faith Lutheran Church

6600 Woodrow Ave.

Austin, TX 78757

You are welcome to attend!


Attention ARTA Members: TRTA has announced that all TRTA affiliated in-person meetings across Texas can resume after July 2021. That means ARTA meetings at the Church will resume in September. We will have specific directions on how to enter the meeting room, in order to protect the children in day care at the church. We will continue to live-stream meetings on FaceBook and ZOOM for those who cannot attend in person.

Friday, May 14, 2021 - Amy Simmons, Founder and Owner, Amy's Ice Cream will present "The Amy's Ice Cream Story."


Friday, April 9, 2021 - David Anderson of Hilco Partners will present "Impact of the 87th Legislative Session on ARTA Members"


Friday, March 12, 2021 - Join us for a bring-your-own brunch on ZOOM at 9:45 am in celebration of our 69th birthday and our 2021 Sweetheart, Dr. Rosemary Morrow.  Jim Ritts, CEO and Executive Director, Paramount Theater - "Stories from the Paramount: From Houdini to Hepburn and Beyond"


Friday, February 12, 2021 - Ileana Aguilar, Community Education Interim Director, The SAFE Alliance - "Facts, Status and Impact"

SAFE Alliance ARTA

Safe Alliance donations coordinated by Emma Lea Mayton and Laura Grayson.










Friday, January 9, 2021 - TRS Update by Addison Reagan, Assistant Director of Government Relations, TRS

TRS Update

Friday, December 11, 2020 - A presentation on the upcoming session of the Texas Legislature by Larry Yawn, District 13 legislative chair, followed by a special holiday celebration featuring our own Carole Stockton and the Hawaiian Kona Isle Dance Group.

Friday, November 13, 2021 - Honoring Veterans and hearing Dr. Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Moody College of Communication, The University of Texas at Austin, discuss the Voces Project, the leading Latino oral history archive in the U.S.

Friday, October 9, 2020 - We had a forum with candidates for the Texas Legislature. View the video by clicking on the link to YouTube.

Friday, September 11, 2020 - Our first Zoom meeting was a success! We had at least 65 members in attendance. Tim Lee discussed the legislative priorities for TRTA this year. Videos from the September meeting are posted on YouTube.


Visit the Retirement Education Committee page under Committees for information about how to request counseling for retirement.

TRTA Announces the TRTF Tutor Program

Read the Inside Line article for details.