Membership

Make your retirement more meaningful

No one knows what it’s like to retire from a lifetime of teaching better than other retired teachers.

We at IRTA know the level of dedication you put into your students. The specific challenges that teachers face in retirement.

We work together to protect your pension, offer benefits, promote education and meet new friends.

We offer three opportunities to connect - as a Regular Member, Lifetime Member or Associate Member.

You will value our excellent member benefits; and you will feel part of a special organization that represents your best interest and promotes education excellence in Indiana.

Come be part of something special. 

The Educ

Regular Member

To be eligible you must either be a retired educator from Indiana, or be the beneficiary of a retired educator, who is receiving a pension from the Indiana State Teachers' Retirement Fund.

Your membership includes:

Fees

  • $35 per year, billed annually.
  • $90 for three years, billed once.
  • $140 for five years, billed once.
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Lifetime Member

We offer lifetime memberships that require a one-time payment or three yearly installments, depending on your age:

  • 50 and under for a one-time payment of $700 (or three installments of $244 for $732)
  • 51-74 for a one-time payment of $550 (or three installments of $194 for $582)
  • 75 and older for a one-time payment of $350 (or three installments of $127 for $381)

Associate Member

We welcome active educators, spouses of retired teachers and others not receiving an educator's pension to join as an associate member.

Your membership includes:

Fees

  • $10 per year, billed annually.
  • $18 for two years
  • $24 for three years

Payment

Your dues can be paid check, money-order or on our secure website. You may also have your dues deducted from your pension check each September.

After payment, you will receive a membership card, valid for one year.

The membership year is September 1 to August 31. Dues Deduction Forms must be submitted by July 15 for the membership year beginning on September 1. Forms submitted after this date, and before November 1 will be held for payment in December. All other forms will not be considered for membership until the following year.

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