Retirement Information

Steps to Retirement

Download “Steps to Retirement” here

Downloadable PDF from ATRF on where to begin – including a pre-retirment checklist


For info on ATA Pension Plan
Contact Teacher Welfare at 1-800-232-7208


ATRF Website:
Have some basic questions answered regarding your ATRF pension


ARTA (Alberta Retired Teachers’ Association)

ARTA offers service to its members: health care, insurance, wellness information and activities, advocacy, retirement planning, technology information, scholarship award, as well as travel plans, social activities and other benefits.


Salary Grid Information

Click here for Maximum Salary Earnings amounts.


Pension Seminars

Local 55 holds Retirement/Pension information seminars twice a year.  For more information and to find out when the next seminar is being held, click here

Pension Consultants:

Larry Lemieux

Phone: 403-278-2199


Alexandria Matos      


The Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund (ATRF) conducts a seminar, titled “Your Pension Matters,” in Calgary each year. These seminars provide general pension information you should consider when planning your retirement.

Personal Interviews

The Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund (ATRF) also conducts one on one personal interviews several times a year in the Calgary area.