TRA is the defined-benefit pension plan for Minnesota educators.
We’ve got you covered for life.
The early career teacher
When you’re in your 20s and early 30s, retirement might seem far off. But it’s never too early to work toward your long-term financial goals.
The Mid-Career Professional
With years of experience now behind you, here’s what you need to know in your 30s and 40s about your TRA benefits and retirement planning.
After age 55 is a great time to meet with us to review your benefit estimate, learn more about TRA, and decide on your retirement timetable.
The retired Educator
Now that you’ve graduated to a new life stage, learn about cost-of-living increases, taxes, and more as you pursue your retirement dreams.
TRA News and Events
The TRA Information Bulletin (“TRIB”) is published three times a year — October, January, June — and is the official newsletter of the Teachers Retirement Association. The most recent member and retiree…
Are you thinking about working as a part-time teacher during retirement? Here’s what you need to know about working after you begin receiving pension benefits.
TRA retirees may return to work with a…
The most important thing you can do to secure your private data with TRA is to set up a MyTRA online account with a strong, unique password. TRA now offers an optional…
“To me, it's all about the retirement security of TRA members and preserving the pension plan for our retirees, our hard-working educators, our young teachers and those who join Minnesota's education workforce in the future."
"Go to a TRA office and learn your options.
This brings clarity to your financial profile."