News

  • TRIB newsletters

    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 back issues…

  • About our new look

    This month we are unveiling TRA’s newly designed primary and MyTRA logos along with a revamped website that we hope will provide all members with the convenience, ease of navigation, and aesthetics that you…

  • Governor signs pension bill

    Gov. Mark Dayton has signed the 2018 Omnibus Retirement Bill into law.
    “That’s the last bill I’ll sign as governor of Minnesota and what a great way to end on,” Dayton said at the May…

  • Fall/winter sessions underway

    Thinking about life after teaching? What will your finances look like in retirement? TRA can help you figure it out. Our workshops are ideal for members who are five to seven years from retirement….

  • Two seats open on Board

    The TRA Board of Trustees is seeking candidates to fill two active-member seats on the board. The terms of now-retired St. Cloud teacher Mary Broderick and Marshall Thompson, a math teacher in Osseo, expire…

  • Secure your account

    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 two-step verification…

  • Advice for young teachers

    A comment that TRA staff often hear from teachers who are in the process of retiring goes something like this: “I wish I’d known this when I was younger.”
    We took to Facebook recently to…

  • About post-retirement work

    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 TRA-covered employer…

  • Welcome, new retirees!

     Congratulations on your retirement. You and more than 1,500 other members retiring this summer join some 60,000 TRA retirees and beneficiaries.
    Your initial payment is calculated using anticipated salary and service for the current year…