Why Join HARTA

**HARTA benefits both its retirees and the community in which we live.**


  • 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 cooperate with the Texas Retired Teachers Association, and the appropriate professional organizations of the surrounding public schools in solving problems of mutual concern
  • To elevate the status of all public school and higher education employees
  • To give scholarships to two local high school graduates who are enterting the teaching profession



  • Special TRTA member benefits, including dental insurance, vision insurance, and more
  • Legislative updates during sessions of the legislature
  • Volunteer opportunities, retirement planning programs
  • Community service, health service opportunities
  • Conferences and conventions




  • Scholarships to two high school graduates entering the teaching field
  • Participate in TRTA district planning sessions and state convention
  • Publish HARTA newsletter and Membership Directory
  • High interest day and evening tours
  • Fun, food, and fellowship
  • Annual book project to benefit Humble ISD literacy program
  • Stimulating programs at all regular meetings