Austin Retired Teachers Association - ARTA - is a Local Unit of the Texas Retired Teachers Association - TRTA. As such, to be a member of ARTA, membership in TRTA is required. Register with TRTA by clicking the link at the bottom of this page, or by paying both ARTA and TRTA dues to ARTA. 

For downloadable forms, click link on Membership tab above.

  If you wish to pay by check, please download a form and mail with check to the address on the form. To register on-line, click the link for on-line. Fill in the registrations form, then scroll down for the PayPal form where you can choose your dues amount based on you status with TRTA, and then click PAY NOW. You will be taken to PayPal, where you can select Pay with Credit or Debit. There is a $2.00 fee to use PayPal.



Click TRTA link below to go to the Membership page of the TRTA website.

About Diamond Plus

The TRTA Diamond Plus Program provides TRTA members with:

  • A permanent membership card
  • Personalized attention
  • Frequent email updates about TRTA legislative issues
  • Eligibility for quarterly prize drawings
  • Additional discounts for products and services
  • Hassle-free membership renewals (no more paper renewals!)
  • Free subscription to the Before the Bell online Texas education blog (email required)