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This web site is designed to provide easy access to REACTA communications, activities, committees, helpful web links and a "contacts" page for easy access to REACTA via email.

REACTA was notified that Stephen H. Edwards, past President of CTA and long time REACTA member has passed away.  Click here to read his obituary as found in the Fresno Bee newspaper.

The REACTA 2019 Scholarship Packet is available.  Click here to open and save.

Regional Holiday Luncheons - See Calendar of Events Page for details: 
December 6, 2018 - Region 4 - La Jolla Shores Hotel (11:30 am-1:30 pm).  Click here to open invitation.
December 12, 2018 - Region 2 - Region 2 Headquarters, 4100 Truxel Road, Sacramento (11:30 - 1:30 pm)

REACTA Hot Topics October edition.  Click here to open or go to the News Repots and Links Page to see previous editions.

REACTOR October 2018 edition.  Click here to open or go the News Reports & Links Page to see previous editions.

Effective September 1, 2018, the new Retirement Benefits Trust and Plan will administered by BeneSys AdministratorsSee the News, Reports and Links Page for additional information.

2019 Elections. Ballots will soon be in the mail.  Check the latest edition of the REACTOR (October 2018) for a list of candidates.

Sadly we share the passing of another REACTA member, Ruth Chisholm, who passed away on May 14, 2018.  Ruth's family plans to hold a service in North Carolina.  Condolences/cards may be sent to Ruth's daughter, Stephanie Englehaupt at 617 Sylvan Ave., San Mateo, CA  94403.

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Juanita Peterson (mom to Lisa Longabaugh).  Juanita's career was in the Lancaster CTA office where she retired in 1990 and moved to Tehachapi.  Juanita passed away peacefully on May 3, 2018.  There are no services, but condolences may be sent to daughter, Lisa Longabaugh.

Click here to read the message from President Summa regarding Medicare phone scam.

You should have already received the latest from Express Scripts on the 2019 Formulary (List of Covered Drugs) and Pharmacy Directory.  If you don't receive this mailer with the next week or two, contact Express Scripts Medicare Customer Service at 1-844-682-5150.  TTY users should call 1-800-716-3231.  Be sure and make yourself familiar with all the changes to benefits and costs for 2018.

Long Term Healthcare Issues Update (thru CNA) Update.  See the News, Reports & Links Page for the latest update from Dom Summa.

Please take a few minutes to update your contact information by clicking on the 
Contact Us Page and filling out the form to be emailed back to REACTA.  Or click here for a form to print and return by US Mail.

Who We Are:

The Retired Employees Association of the California Teachers Association (REACTA) is a volunteer organization made up of retirees of the CTA and many of its affiliates.  Members statewide include associate, professional, managerial, supervisory, confidential, spouses/domestic partners of eligible members who are recipients of the CTA Employees' Retirement Benefits Plan and/or direct (not dependent) benefits from the CTA Employees' Health and Welfare Benefits Trust.


  • To support, protect and enhance the California Teachers Association (CTA) Employees' Retirement Benefits Plan and the CTA Employees' Health and Welfare Benefits Plan.
  • To communicate with members on  matters of interest.
  • To perform tasks, functions, and activities as determined by the membership.
  • To provide social contact between members.