School Bell Award


Presented by IRTA Membership Committee and Association Member Benefits Advisors (AMBA), the School Bell is in recognition of the IRTA member who signs up the largest number of NEW members. 



2020-2021 School Bell Winner


The winner of the third annual School Bell Award is Bud King. Sadly, Bud passed away in April of 2021 (not COVID-related). Bud signed up the highest number of new IRTA members (regular and/or associate) during the 2020-2021 campaign. As the winner, Bud’s family will receive an engraved school bell and a cash award, courtesy of AMBA. 




$500 GRAND PRIZE - to the School Bell Winner. This prize will be presented as a gift card courtesy of AMBA.

Sign up 1-2 members for a chance to win a $25 gift card.

Sign up 3+ members for a chance to win a $50 gift card. 

Drawings will be held at the end of August, September, October, December, and March! You can be eligible for each drawing! Winners will be notified by the IRTA Office. 





The rules to participate are simple. Sign up new IRTA members! 

Receive credit for both regular and associate members. Regular memberships are for any retired educator receiving a pension from the Indiana State Teachers Retirement Fund, associate memberships are for anyone else: friends, family, active teachers. Also eligible will be regular or associate members that rejoin after a lapse in membership of at least one year. Members of the IRTA Board of Directors are not eligible to participate. 

Don’t forget! Encourage new members to sign up for automatic renewal via dues deduction or credit card charge.



On paper applications: Put your name in the lower right hand corner next to where they indicate county of residence. 

Online applications: Put your name in the notes section of the form. 

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