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

Professional liability insurance coverage and legal services for 2024-25 begin Aug. 1, 2024, or the date you join, whichever is later.

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

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Jul 25, 2024

TRS-Care adding vision, dental benefits for retirees in 2025

In July, TRS set rates and benefits for TRS-Care Vision, TRS-Care Dental, TRS-Care Standard and TRS-Care Medicare Advantage plans in 2025.

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Latest Education News

Jul 24, 2024

TCTA works to secure flexibility for special education teachers to demonstrate content competency

TCTA testified before the SBEC regarding a proposal that would change the way in which special education teachers are allowed to demonstrate content…

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Get tips to encourage your colleagues to join TCTA during our fun, interactive training workshops.

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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.

I am a member because I believe we all need and deserve the protections and benefits we get.”

M. E., Texarkana ISD

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