The Kentucky Retired Teachers Association was established in 1957 out of a need for organized support for retired teachers. KRTA remains the “only organization in the state that has as its main purpose to look out for the welfare of retired educators.” From its inception, KRTA has continued to grow in numbers and respect. Through its commitment to the priorities set forth by the leadership, more than 31,000 members enjoy numerous benefits, both individually and as a group.

Benefits

  • Health Care — discounted long-term care insurance, discounted dental insurance plan, discounted hearing instrument plan, and discounted vision plan
  • Free legal service — nationwide Legaline
  • Free finance and investment information service
  • Discounted auto and home insurance
  • Life Insurance and Identity Theft Protection (Life Lock)
  • Commonwealth Credit Union
  • Comfort Keepers
  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Discounts on travel
  • Liberty Mutual Auto and Home Insurance
  • Bay Alarm Medical Alert System
  • Quarterly newspaper
  • Annual statewide convention
  • Annual regional workshops
  • A larger voice in Frankfort
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Leadership

  • Governed by the state executive committee
  • President, president-elect, vice president
  • State council
  • Representatives from each district
  • Co-chairs of membership, health & insurance and legislative committees
  • KRTA office in Louisville staffed by executive director, two deputy executive directors and two secretaries.

 


 

General Info

Still Growing
Members:

  • 18,921 (January. 15, 1999)
  • 19,564 (January. 14, 2000)
  • 20,582 (January. 12, 2001)
  • 21,380 (January. 11, 2002)
  • 22,437 (January. 17, 2003)
  • 23,189 (January. 16, 2004)
  • 24,271 (January. 21, 2005)
  • 25,207 (January 20, 2006)
  • 25,847 (January 19, 2007)
  • 25,960 (January 18, 2008)
  • 26,522 (January 16, 2009)
  • 27,128 (January 27, 2010)
  • 28,025 (January 2011)
  • 28,484 (January 2012)
  • 30,000 (January 23, 2014)

 

  • 119 local units
    • 96 received a gold, silver or bronze seal for 2012-13; 8 reached 100% membership in KTRA; 36 reached 90% or better standing
  • 14 active districts; all 14 received gold or bronze award; 1 reached 85% or better standing in all locals
  • Three active committees — membership, legislative and health and insurance