YRSEA is proud to include retired school employees from throughout the Greater El Paso Area. Members and their guests from Ysleta, Socorro and other Texas school districts are welcome.

Last Updated: May 7, 2019

Scholarship Application for 2019 Available

The Allen and Patsy Reaves Scholarship from YRSEA is available for applications for 2019. The application form is due June 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm. The scholarship is for a graduate of high school in Ysleta or Socorro ISD or currently an employee in the Ysleta or Socorro ISD who is a Junior or Senior at UTEP pursuing a college Teacher Certification degree or Alternative Education Certification. 



Throughout the Legislative Session of 2019, we have been posting alerts that require you to respond to TRTA's requests. Below is the latest update from the State Legislative Committee prepared by Steve Evans, District 19 State Legislative Committee Member.

Please take time to read this information.

Click here to read the Legislative Update, May 1

Please take time to contact all of the members of the House Appropriations Committee Sub-Committee for Article III. Let them know how important the legislation to #RAISETHEBASE is to retirees. Include information about the need for additional money for both TRS and TRS-Care. Additional documents:



Three Parts for Every Priority


May 14, 2019 

Monthly Meeting:  

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the Wyndham El Paso Airport Hotel

Registration at 10:30 am                        Meeting at 11:00 am

Program: Memorial Recognition, Awards, and Installation of Officers

Reservations: Contact Norma K. Irwin, nkisped@aol.com or 594-8426                      by May 10, 2019 

Cost of the meal: $18.00


Basil Pesto Cream Chicken

Tossed Green Salad

Wild Rice

Medley of Vegetables

Strawberry Shortcake

(Gluten Free meal available upon request with reservation.)



We have just finished our record keeping for volunteer hours for 2018. Check out the March Meeting pictures for our top Volunteers of the Year. We had a total Volunteer Hours for 2018 of 61,027 hours. That equates to $1,506,756.63 using the rate of $24.69 per hour. Way to go YRSEA!!!!  

We are starting the next year's tallies for our volunteer hours. Check out some Benefits of Volunteering.

Hall of Fame Recipient


Paul Haupt

Paul Haupt

Paul & Carole Haupt

Jean McDaniel, Chairman Hall of Fame

Congratulations Paul Haupt for all of your service to YISD and YRSEA!!!!

Scholarship Recipients 2018

Each year, Ysleta Retired School Employees Association awards 2-3 scholarships to aspiring educators who are classified as a junior or senior at UTEP. In 2018, we awarded three scholarships valued at $2500 each. 

Carlos De Lara

Brianna M. Campos

 Alyssa Fierro-Guzman


Contact Phone Numbers:

TRTA Contact Your Legislator Hotline: 1-888-674-3788
TRTA Legislative Update Line: 1-877-880-1651
TRTA Toll Free Office Number: 1-800-880-1650
AMBA (TRTA Insurance and Discounts): 1-800-258-7041
Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS): 1-800-223-8778
TRS Health and Insurance Benefits: 1-888-237-6762