Retired Employees Association of the California Teachers Association
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Welcome to REACTA's web site

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.

Cambria 2018 Information.  Click here for information and registration form.

REACTOR Newsletter July 2018 edition.  Click here to ope or go to the News, Reports & Links Page to see all editions.

REACTA Hot Topics May 2018 edition.  Click here to open or go to the News, Reports & Links Page to see all editions.

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.
We lost another of our colleagues, Steve McDonald on December 4th.  The Celebration of Life for Steve will be held Saturday, February 10, 2018, 1:00-4:00 pm in the San Diego E.A. Office, 10393 San Diego Mission Rd., San Diego, CA  92018.  All are welcome.

Dom Summa shared the passing of
Helen O'Donnell, CTA Region 1 Field Staff.  Many REACTA members worked with Helen.  She not only provided excellent support to her members but also was a trainer at many CTA statewide conferences.  She was a recognized leader among her CSO colleagues.  There will be a Memorial Service and Celebration of Life on Saturday, January 13th at 2:00 pm at the Friedman Center, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa.  Condolences may be sent to the Helen O'Donnel Family, c/o Paula Marsh, 9866 Oakpace East, Folsom, CA 95630.

You should be receiving or may have already received the latest from Express Scripts on the 2018 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 (thru CNA) Update.  See the News, Reports & Links Page for the latest update from Dom Summa.

Check out the
Photo Album Page
for pictures from the annual meeting at Cambria and REACTA luncheons.

Long Term Health Care Insurance Increase Explanation by Maureen Keating, REACTA Member, to President John Smith.  See News, Reports, Links Page.

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.