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Become A Member, For So Many Reasons

For years, WSSRA has been working to make sure Washington school employees like you enjoy the retirement you deserve. Become a member and we’ll provide:

Membership is a small cost that makes a big impact on the quality of life for you and other school employees. But we can’t do it without you. The more members we have, the bigger our voice.

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Your Association Is Ready To Help

The Washington State School Retirees’ Association (formerly the Washington State Retired Teachers’ Association) is often referred to as WSSRA. More than 17,000 members belong to WSSRA.

WSSRA aims to enhance the security and vitality of your retirement years. We welcome all present and future TRS, PERS and SERS retirees. We provide pro-retiree and pro-education advocacy and leadership to the Washington State Legislature. We have representatives on governmental bodies that impact retirement and pension issues, and we collaborate and advocate with other groups that share our vision, values, and aims.

We also sponsor pre-retirement seminars throughout the state, award (in cooperation with the PEMCO Insurance Company) substantial scholarships to future teachers, provide classroom grants to active teachers in local schools, and foster volunteer activities with Washington’s school children.

Pension Protection

We're the organization guarding your retirement income from legislative changes that could reduce your pension. We've been fighting for years, and this is no time to stop. Pensions could be questioned here and all over the country at any time.

Together, we can defend pensions. WSSRA works tirelessly in the Washington legislature to protect your future pension benefits. An experienced lobbyist, paid by WSSRA, provides legislative representation, proposes legislation, obtains sponsors and testifies on behalf of WSSRA members at legislative committee meetings.

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Access To Benefits

When you retire, you often lose benefits such as dental, vision, and other insurance. Your state benefits, and even Medicare, might not cover you in these areas. In fact, there's no out-of-pocket maximum.

The good news? Your membership gives you access to a wide range of quality insurance plans. As a member, you'll enjoy access to policies designed to protect your medical and financial well-being--everything from life insurance to Medicare supplement plans. And, thanks to our strength in numbers, you can enroll in the coverage you need at discounted group rates.

Social Opportunities

Looking forward to meeting others and socializing again? Join WSSRA now and be ready for future opportunities like nights out with friends old and new, group travel, volunteering, and more. And that's just the beginning. You'll be invited to meetings and other events that will keep you connected to like-minded people.

Research shows that social connection is critical to our mental, physical and emotional health. That's reason alone to join. Become a member today and be among friends.

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Plus Many Other Reasons To Join

Membership in WSSRA also includes access to news updates, WSSRA events, chapter organizations, and the ability to talk to a live person about your membership benefits or any of WSSRA's activities. 

With so many advantages to membership, at such a reasonable cost, it’s time to join your association.

 

Join WSSRA Today

JOIN
ONLINE
 CALL
(877)514-0660

Phone Lines Open Mon‑Fri 8am‑5pm CT