The Rochester Retired Teacher Association is a Department of the RTA, composed of all retired members of RTA.   Dues are 1/10 active teacher dues, at this time $39.30 per year.  The membership year is September 1 through August 31.

Dues paying RRTA members receive all RRTA mailings and are entitled to vote in RTA elections, including elections for NYSUT, AFT, and NEA delegates.  Based on present membership, RRTA elects 28 Representatives to the RTA Representative Assembly.  RRTA elects a Department Chair, who sits on the RTA Executive Council.

Dues  paying RRTA members receive discounts on many RRTA activities, which are held, whenever possible, on school days, during school hours.

Upon payment of dues, an RRTA member receives the RTA/NYSUT pocket calendar to keep track of retiree activities.

Only retired RTA members are eligible for membership in RRTA.

 RRTA Book & Film Club


The RRTA Book & Film Club will recess for the summer and not meet in July or August.  
Starting in September 2018, we will meet EVERY MONTH on the THIRD TUESDAY.  Our next meeting will be Tuesday, September 18th at noon, at the RTA Offices, Conference Room C.
Bring your own lunch and as many books as you want to share/discuss/recommend or not.  Our THEME for the summer (which we’ll discuss in September) is Fantasy &/or Science Fiction Books. Read any of your favorites or the classics.  Or ask your local librarian for new titles.
Our Summer FILM is Book Club with Jane Fonda, Candace Bergen, Diane Keaton and Mary Steenburgen. 
Have a wonderful summer, all of you.  See you in September!
Maureen McCarron, Coordinator

Questions?  email to


Rochester Teachers Care is a weekly series from the RTA that highlights exemplary work and dedication of our colleagues. This video focuses on the Dress A Girl project and the dedication our retired teachers.

Dress A Girl

RRTA colleagues and Coast Guard Auxiliarists Robert & Patti Brody of Coast Guard Station Rochester received the National Award for Heroism at the 37th Annual Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard in New York City.

Bob and Patti Brody

Rochester Teachers Care is a weekly series from the RTA that highlights exemplary work and dedication of our colleagues in service to our students. This video focuses on what some retired teachers are doing for some schools in the RCSD with the RRTA’s Books for Kids program.

Books For Kids

Click on available RRTA Newsletters below

RRTA 2018

RRTA 2017

RRTA 2016

RRTA 2015

RRTA 2014

RRTA 2013

RRTA 2012

RRTA 2011