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2021 Retired Teachers Chapter elections

The 2021 Retired Teachers Chapter election will begin in March to elect members to the following positions for three-year terms that begin July 1: chapter leader, vice chairs, secretary, assistant secretary, corresponding secretary, treasurer and assistant treasurer, plus 15 Executive Board members and 300 delegates.

RTC remains connected to members worldwide

The Retired Teachers Chapter goes the distance to stay connected to its members — 71,097 retired UFT members who live all over the country as well as in Puerto Rico and Israel.

Paddling through retirement

“Kayaking is my happy place,” says retired school secretary Linda Horton. That includes kayaking under sunny skies on quiet Lake Mahopac in Putnam County, New York, where Horton lives, but also much more.

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Si Beagle Spring 2021 virtual trips available

The Si Beagle Learning Center will host several virtual trips this spring.

It’s election time again

The Retired Teachers Chapter prepares for its leadership election at a time in our nation’s history when members’ participation means more than ever.

Team approach works well in Queens

During the pandemic, retirees in Queens are keeping busy and staying connected with each other by taking the UFT’s Si Beagle courses remotely on Zoom.

Become a Retiree Programs instructor

The UFT Welfare Fund Retiree Programs is seeking new instructors in New York and Florida to teach in its Si Beagle Learning Center program during the day.

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Virtual retiree social services/ legal plan seminar

This meeting will provide information on the UFT Welfare Fund Retiree Social Services and the UFT Welfare Fund Legal Plan benefits. 

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2021 Spring RTC elections

Every three years, members of the Retired Teachers Chapter have the opportunity to elect their chapter’s leadership. The RTC bipartisan election committee, in coordination with the American Arbitration Association, has agreed on the following dates and deadlines for its 2021 chapter elections, which will be conducted by mail.

Retiree Optional Rider checks to be mailed in February

Optional Rider reimbursement checks will be mailed in February and should be received by the end of the month. Checks are mailed to most retirees automatically.