Life Member
  • $240 payable 1 time by check or in 12 monthly deductions of $20

  • Never expires

  • Best value for your investment

Continuing Member
  • $2 monthly deduction

  • Continues until cancelled

  • Easiest way to show your ongoing support for ARTA

Annual Member
  • $36 payable by check

  • Valid July 1 - June 30

  • Perfect for spouses and other friends of ARTA

  • Great way to explore the benefits of membership


ARTA was established in 1939-40 to advocate for a stable, secure retirement system for public education retirees. Today, we serve more than 12,000 members with:

  • Representation at meetings where retirement and health insurance benefits* are determined;

  • Leadership, service, educational and social opportunities;

  • Informative materials on topics and issues of interest;

  • Recognition and support for member involvement at the local community level;

  • Partnership with other community organizations on issues of mutual interest;

  • Cost-effective membership in a professional organization;

  • Custom travel opportunities at affordable price points;

  • Consultations with sponsored insurance providers with group discounts on select products;

  • Empowerment of members to advocate for their own personal, professional, social and economic interests.


Membership is open to anyone who is interested in the benefits of ARTA.

Travel Opportunities
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Members and their guests are invited to participate in safe, affordable trips custom designed for ARTA.


Insurance Products

ARTA members are encouraged to contact our sponsored providers for their long term care and supplemental Medicare product needs. ARTA group rates for cancer/heart/ stroke coverage and dental & vision insurance are also available through these providers.

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Hearing Benefits

Hearing benefits, including screenings and care, are available to ARTA members from Hear In America, a national hearing benefit program.

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INTERLINK Newsletter
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The INTERLINK newsletter is mailed quarterly to all members with a paid membership.


Consider Becoming a Life Continuing Member

Life Continuing members are those individuals who have paid for a lifetime membership to ARTA and elected to have $2 deducted from their monthly benefit check.

This additional contribution is used to help fund the Parsons-Burnett Scholarship Grants awarded each year by ARTA.

For additional information or instructions on becoming an Life Continuing member of ARTA, contact the ARTA office.

* Joint Legislative Committee on Public Retirement and Social Security Programs and Employee Benefits Division (School Employees Health Insurance Program)