Tennessee Education Association

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TRTA (Tennessee Retired Teachers Association)

Tennessee Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) represents approximately 9,000 retired educators across the state. Our office is located at TEA headquarters, so our phone number and address are the same -- just ask for TRTA!



 801 Second Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37201
800.342.8367 or 615.242.8392


Donna Cotner, Executive Director 

TEA telephone extension 3151


Helen McMackin, Membership Associate

TEA telephone extension 3152


Judy Rodgers, Financial Associate

TEA telephone extension 3153


President: Gerald Lillard

President Elect: Ron Pendergrass
Past President: Daisy Cleaves