Geauga County Retired Teachers Association (GCRTA) is a chapter of the Ohio Retired Teachers   Association (ORTA) whose goal is to serve individual retired teacher members in a variety of ways to enhance their lives.

GCRTA meetings will help you stay informed about legislation which can affect your future as a retiree and it will give you a voice in protecting and improving your retirement benefits.

Becoming a member of GCRTA and attending our meetings will help you stay informed concerning legislation that can affect your future as a retiree. Through the retired teacher organizations that are affiliates of the Ohio Retired Teachers Association you have a voice in protecting and improving your retirement benefits.

To become a member, please contact Jean Paine at (440) 286-4992 or use the link below to download a new member registration form.

NEW and IMPORTANT Updates 

Membership:  Dues renewal reminder - Did you forget to sent in your 2021 dues yet?  If so
please mail them in ASAP due to the current postal delays.   Membership Form for 2021.

The web site for the Geauga County Department of Health can be found by typing into your browser's search bar.

GCRTA is planning a remote meeting for February on the Zoom platform.  Watch your email for upcoming details.

2021 GCRTA membership directories were sent electronically by email on 1/11/2021 to those who requested that format and by mail to those requesting that service.

* STRS Board New Board Member Petitions: Recently you were mailed 2 petitions for retired teachers trying to win a seat on the STRS Executive Board.  If you have not yet sent them to Dan McDonald please fill them out, sign them, and mail them  to Dan McDonald asap and he will hand carry them to Columbus.  Please don't delay as we need retired teachers to represents us with STRS.
See the document tab for the petition forms. 
If you accidentally deleted that email please contact Cheryl at

January 2021 STRS meeting has been cancelled.