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Since 1926, the primary mission of this Association is the
of all teachers who have retired from the Chicago Public Schools.
A major part of this mission is the protection of the pension.
The following is a list of
links and resources:
- RTAC is pleased to
announce that it now is able to provide complimentary
Notary Public service for our
members at our office Mondays,
Wednesdays, and Thursdays
between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Please call prior to coming to our
at 111 N. Wabash Avenue
â€“ Suite 2010
that our notary public staff member is available. You also need to
bring a photo ID.
employs an experienced lobbiest in Springfield to
membership informed about pending legislation and to help alert our
membership to the potentially bad (or good) points of various proposed
bills. See this page for the
status of pending legislation. Find your local
legislators at VoteIllinois here.
Enter your 9 digit ZIP code, click 'Find Address', 'OK' and 'Confirm
Address'. If you live outside of Illinois, visit your state's
- The Chicago
Teacher's Pension Fund (CTPF) website is here, recent CTPF
actions and information is here, the Chicago
Teacher's Union (CTU) website is here and the Illinois Sate
Board of Education (ISBE) is here. Information about Retired
Educator's Licensure and Reinstatement Requirements on the
ISBE website is here.
on a City
property tax rebate program can be found here.
- The Cook County Elder
is designed to serve as a resource center for citizens of Cook County
who are aged 60 and older. The CCEJC
will provide information and support needed to help older adults avoid
becoming victims of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation. The CCEJC
will also provide referrals to the appropriate legal and social service
agencies. A list of the free workshops provided by CCEJC is here.
- Information about Oak Street
is a strong supporter of the Social Security
movement dedicated to eliminating the Windfall Elimination Provision
(WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) provisions that greatly
reduce the amount of Social Security that qualifying members should
receive. See this site
for more information.
members qualify for the MetLife
group dental program. See this
site for more information on the MetLife
program or call the RTAC office at 1-312-750-1522. MetLife
also provides a number of links that answer possible oral health
questions and provide valuable information. See this
site. An additional option of the MetLife
dental program is a vision care program. Call the RTAC
office at 1-312-750-1522 for more information on the vision care
portion of the MetLife
Disability benefits is here
and a Social
Security benefit calculator can be found here.
members qualify for the Hear in America
group hearing program which provided discounts on hearing aids and
hearing services. Call the RTAC office at
1-312-750-1522 for more information on this program.
Retired Teachers' Aid Fund (CRTAF) is dedicated to helping any
member who is going through a tough financial time. To go to
their website click here.
analysis of the Affordable Care
Act (alias 'Obama Care') and how it
affects your healthcare insurance cost by RTAC Director
Patricia B. Kubistal here.
about the different types and options
can be found on this page.
travel times via Chicago
Expressways is available here.
on how to get around Chicago on the CTA is
on how to get around Chicago's Suburbs on Metra is
delay and flight status
information is available here.
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