Why Join NCTR?

NCTR provides vital support for the retirement security for America’s teachers. There are thousands of dedicated individuals involved in our mission, but with more pressure on retirement systems, the need is greater than ever for the leadership, support, and connections that NCTR provides for its members.

NCTR delivers significant programming throughout the year, including:

  • Annual Conference
  • Trustee Education
  • Legislative Affairs
  • System Directors’ Meeting
  • Workshops, Webinars, and more.

Become an NCTR Member today!

2017 Membership Dues Structure

Associate Commercial Members: This membership type includes actuarial, accounting, investment firms, and other organizations having an interest in retirement activities are eligible for associate membership.
$3,675 (this increased to $3,975 on February 1, 2017)
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Active Members: This membership type includes any retirement system to which teachers belong, in any state, commonwealth, territory, or any political subdivision thereof, including Washington, D.C., is eligible for active membership.
Assets above $5 Billion — $3,675
Assets below $5 Billion — $1,710
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Associate Members: This membership type includes school employee organizations, all of whose members belong to a state retirement system; local employee organizations, whose members belong to a public teacher retirement system, separate from the state retirement activities; retired teachers/school personnel organizations; and pension-related public agencies, are eligible for associate membership.
Educational Associations, Unions and State Agencies — $910
Retired Teachers Associations — $280
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Questions about your dues or becoming a member?

Please contact NCTR’s Assistant Executive Director, Robyn Wheeler, if you have any questions regarding your current membership status with NCTR or if you have questions about becoming a member.