Inside voices. Outside voices.
Whether you want to lend us your voice, or let us be your voice, ARTA represents the interests of all retired Arkansas public school employees.

To achieve for all members a life of dignity, independence and purpose.

Latest News
& Resources
Win-Win: Pensions Efficiently Serve American Schools & Teachers

Thursday, October 26, 2017


Research Review: The role of defined benefit pensions in recruiting and retaining teachers, as well as their ability to provide economic security for educators.

ARTA works to protect and improve the retirement benefits of current and future education retirees.


ARTA offers a variety of benefits to serve the needs and interests of our members.


ARTA supports local units that provide programming and fellowship to individual members and communities.

Why Medicare Matters​

Thursday, January 26, 2017


A Medicare Special Report from AARP.

Inside the Brain: An Interactive Tour​

Wednesday, March 15, 2017


The Brain Tour explains how the brain works and how Alzheimer's affects it.

ARTA was established in 1939-40 to advocate for a stable, secure retirement system for Arkansas' retired public school personnel. Today, ARTA serves more than 12,500 members with:

  • representation at ATRS Board of Trustees meetings, relevant legislative committee meetings, and other meetings that determine current and future retiree benefits;

  • information and education on topics and issues of interest;

  • leadership, service, social and recreational opportunities;

  • recognition and support of membership at the community level.

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