Join Us

                                                              Why join GCRTA?
  • We represent all educational professionals including teachers, administrators, counselors, nurses, psychologists, therapist, and many other specialists.
  • Join friends for luncheon meetings with informative and entertaining programs
  • Maintain professional contacts
  • Develop new interests
  • Receive the GCRTA Newsletter and participate in GCRTA activities
  • Have fellowship with longtime friends and new ones
  • Opportunities for community service
  • Receive updates concerning pertinent retirement legislation
  • Be informed of the new developments in health coverage and retirement benefits
  • Support a grant for college education majors in their senior year and mini-grants for certified teachers in Geauga public schools.
                                                                Why Join ORTA?

The Ohio Retired Teachers Association (ORTA) is the only private organization that works solely to protect and improve our retirement benefits by lobbying at the state level and watching the activities of STRS, our State Teacher's Retirement System since 1947!

Their members include all educational professionals including teachers, administrators, counselors, nurses, psychologists, therapist, and many other specialists.

ORTA does the job of protecting your benefits with 99% volunteer help. ORTA is made up of people who give willingly of their time and energy, constantly working to improve the quality of the future of all retired teachers. Please join us.
  • Protects and improves retirement benefits
  • Monitors threats to our retirement system
  • Communicates with chapters regarding retirement issues
  • Lobbies for or against critical legislation
  • Provides opportunities for interaction with colleagues
  • Offers additional benefits
  • Hearing Care plan with discounts
  • Long Term Care Plan
  • Legaline - free limited legal services
  • Long Distance Telephone plan
  • Auto Insurance program
  • Dental Insurance program






Updated 12/6/17