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Our focus is on the classroom, working to protect the rights and benefits of Texas teachers and instructional staff.

Feb. 1 is the final day to join or renew for the 2021-22 school year.

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TCTA’s experienced staff attorneys are available to help you with job-related questions or concerns.

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Jan 10, 2022

TEA seeks applicants for Multilingual Outreach Advisory Council

The Texas Education Agency’s English Learner Support Division seeks applicants by Jan. 17 for its Multilingual Outreach Advisory Council, which will…

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Latest Education News

Jan 7, 2022

TRS to send supplemental checks to retirees on Jan. 14

TRS will issue supplemental checks to eligible retirees on Friday, Jan. 14.

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Member Central

Connect with us at events and explore our discounts and CPE to make the most of your membership.

Join us at 6 p.m. Jan. 11

TCTA staff attorneys will answer questions about mask mandates, appraisals and contract renewals.

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Every time I call, an attorney is always there when I need them. I’ve convinced some of my colleagues to make the switch to TCTA and they’re always happy that they did!”

A. F.

My TCTA membership has been 110% worth every penny over the years; any questions / concerns are quickly resolved with a phone call or email.”

R. E.

When I called the help number for legal assistance, it only took about 10 minutes for a real person to contact me. You listened and cared. You never made me feel like I was at fault for anything.”

M. C.

Thank you for your valuable time to explain everything clearly to me regarding pensions and some of my Social Security questions. Thank you for making everything so simple to understand.”

P. S., a member in Region 3

Thank you for your information and advice. My conversation with you was life changing—really. There are not enough words to express my gratitude. I feel like I may have my life back.”

M. G.

I wanted to thank you so much for all your hard work and expertise. You helped a little teacher like me stand up to an entire district and I can’t thank you enough!”

H. J.

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