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Friday, February 23 • 12:30 - 14:00
The Other Side of the Door

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What is it like once you walk out the doors of your school for the last time? Laurie Semler and Bill Fraser are representatives of ARTA, trained in delivering seminars to pre-retirement teachers. This session presents what retirement looks like and what is available to teachers after retirement. If you think you might be retiring in the next five years or so, this session is of value to you. Topics covered: Why and when to retire? (Retirement requires a different mindset than working from Monday to Friday, ten months of the year. What do you do with all that free time? Volunteer opportunities and part time jobs are some possibilities discussed.) What is ARTA? (The history of the organization and what it has to offer its members in the way of services, information and its infinity program would be the main points of this part of the presentation. A description of the various chapters and an invitation to join.) While ASEBP can continue to cover you to age 65, what then?(ARTAhas its own independent benefit plan designed and maintained by teachers.How to get coverage, what is covered and how much would all be covered.) Questions period to follow.


Bill Fraser

For over 35 years Bill Fraser taught all grade levels with Parkland School Division, also serving as local president, ARA rep, and on EPC & NSC. With ARTA he has served on the Pension and Financial Wellness Committee, trained as an ARTA representative and is now on the Wellness Committee... Read More →

Friday February 23, 2018 12:30 - 14:00 MST
PE 275 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport & Wellness (PE Building), University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4