Active members

Your pension plan

Your pension is an important benefit you receive as a Minnesota public school educator
(3 mins).

Nearing retirement

Choosing a Plan that is right for you

This video explains the differences among the six annuity plans and the benefits available to you and your beneficiary (4 min 47 sec).


Create a retirement benefit estimate

How much will you receive when you retire? Use our online estimate calculator to calculate your benefit under all six annuity plans (4 min 41 sec).


Choosing whether to accelerate your benefit

Accelerating your benefit to age 62, 65 or normal retirement age. Is it right for you?
(4 min 45 sec)


Completing your retirement application

Instructions for completing the TRA retirement annuity application (15 min 10 sec).



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