Fellow Retirees… Are You A Member

Please read this letter to see how we represent you To Fellow Retirees: I thoroughly love being retired; however, it is not without its challenges. What I love most is time: to get up a little later in the morning, to travel off-peak, to do errands off-peak, to design a day as I think best,…

Learn About Insurance and Cost of Living

ISSUES INSURANCE Group Rates (the negotiated insurance coverage of the system’s active teachers) for retired educators began in 1987. State subsidized $36.70/month. This amount has not changed in twenty four years. The Group Rate continues to go up but the subsidy doesn’t. Working teachers pay 1.25% of their gross income. This year $47,000,000 is collected.…

WHY JOIN ARTC and SFCRTA?

When you retire, you no longer have a bargaining unit to negotiate and protect your pension and health care benefits.  The Governor and Legislature are now steering your retirement ship.  The Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut [ARTC] is the only full time organization advocating and lobbying solely for retired teachers. Click here to read…

SFCRTA & NGT&E

Southern Fairfield County is partnering with the Norwalk Grassroots Tennis & Education program to bring to our members attention unique volunteer tutoring opportunities.  NGT&E works with under-resourced students from low-income families in Norwalk, CT.  Their education program runs Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5:30 pm. The focus is primarily on homework completion and tutoring,…