WELCOME TO TRTA DISTRICT XI

OUR 2016-2017 THEME:

        Hugs

            Unity

                 Giving

                       Sharing

The Voice For All Public Education Retirees


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White Settlement, TX 76108

Turn in between Ryans Steak House and Texaco.


NEW things!!

***District XI is now on Facebook. All local units can post what is going on in their local unit. Check us out here.***

*** Texercise Program

TRTA has partnered with the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) to promote the Texercise program. Texercise is a great way to stay active in retirement. DADS is setting up many locations for you to get involved in the program.

Physical activity is important for older adults as it can reduce risk of chronic conditions and improve mental health. Texercise is the best way to stay fit and healthy during retirement. It is also a great opportunity to make new friends and see old acquaintances.

Get started today by visiting http://www.texercise.com where you can  order a free Texercise handbook or DVD. Regular exercise can help you start improving your health in as little as 3 weeks.

***TRTF Scholarships

As your Units are getting started in the New Year, don't forget to remind your members of the programs that provide help for New Teachers who will be starting out in 2017-2018, Classroom Teachers, and of course the Helping Hand program for emergency assistance to Texas public retirees with critical needs. See more here.

***Local Unit News Stories

Read about our local units in the news here. If your local gets a news story published please send a copy to Pamela Elza.


TRTA: The Voice for All Public Education Retirees

Keep up with TRTA on the state level here.

Read the 20 Most Recent Inside Line-Legislative Updates here.

Join or Renew your TRTA membership online. See more here.


TRTA Board meets

The TRTA Board of Directors. Back row l to r: Legislative Coordinator Bill Barnes, Historian Sandy Carlisle, District Presidents Council Recorder Earl Wall, District Presidents Council Chair June Cooper, District Presidents Council Vice-Chair Ella Gauthier, Organizational Affairs Coordinator Larry Yawn. Front row l to r: Second Vice-President Leroy DeHaven, Immediate Past President Fran Plemmons, President Nancy Byler, First Vice-President Patricia Macias, and Secretary/Treasurer Marcy Cann.

 

TRTA District Presidents attending the District Presidents Leadership Training Conference in Austin, Texas, July 10-12.

District XI President Janie Bramlett second in the front row.

 

 

July 20

Governor Abbott Adds TRS-Care to the Call for Special Session

Read more here

Send an email thanking your elected officials today!


July 6, 2017

TRS website posts the latest on the new health care plans here.

TRTA discusses the new health care plans here.


Websites to follow to keep up with the fight to repeal the WEP/GPO

TRTA Social Security Fairness  

Social Security Fairness on Facebook.

The WEP is Unfair – and Here’s Why https://waysandmeans.house.gov/wep-unfair/

Congressman Brady Asks for Our Help with HR 711

Find out if your Congressman or Senator is supporting the WEP repeal and how to contact them here.

Here is a presentation of the WEP you can share with others.

https://www.scribd.com/presentation/123302087/The-Government-Pension-Offset-and-the-Windfall-Elimination-Provision-Explained


The events for the 2017-18 year are now on the Events page.


Local Unit 2017 Newsletters are now available.


District XI Officer and Committee Chairmen January Board/President meeting Reports have been posted on the Officer and Committee pages.


Check out pictures of local unit visits on the Pictures page.


Updated 7-20-2017

Comments, questions, problems with this website contact Pamela Elza pamelajs59@att.net

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