News

  • Board election results

    Incumbent active-member representative Marshall Thompson, a teacher in the Osseo school district, has won re-election to the TRA Board of Trustees. Joining him as a new board member will be Luke V. Olson, a…

  • TRA honored for fiscal excellence

    Several local and national organizations have honored TRA for excellence in financial stewardship. The national Public Pension Coordinating Council awarded TRA its Public Pension Standards Award for Funding and its Public Pension Standards Award…

  • TRIB newsletters

    Read all about the latest news concerning your pension plan in the TRIB newsletter. The TRA Information Bulletin (“TRIB”) is published three times a year—October, January, June—and is the official newsletter of the Teachers…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Progress toward funding goals

    A favorable investment year and the passage of sustainability legislation during the legislative session combined to make fiscal year 2018 a very good one for TRA’s finances. The TRA investment portfolio earned a strong…

  • 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…

  • 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…