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Since 1937, the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System (ATRS) has been providing retirement benefits to Arkansas's public school and education employees. ATRS pursues excellence in managing the pension fund and strives to deliver exemplary service to its members and stakeholders.

This site includes general information about ATRS with featured sections devoted to active and retired members as well as covered employers. We hope you find this information informative and useful.

Individual requests for access to ATRS's public records may be obtained by contacting ATRS by mail, telephone, fax or e-mail.
Arkansas Teacher Retirement System
1400 West Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-1517 local
(501) 682-2359 fax
1-800-666-2877 toll-free
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Visit these pages to see more ATRS information:
Board of Trustees
Board Minutes

CASH Plan for Inactive, Vested, Noncontributory Members

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New investment option! Click here to read our informational brochure and learn more about the Cash Balance Account (CBA) for T-DROP participants. Earn guaranteed competitive interest rates and keep your principal investment safe from losses in the stock market. Sign up by clicking here. If you are in T-DROP, be on the lookout for your copy of the brochure in the mail.

Executive Director Updates
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05/23/2014 REMINDER: May 31st Deadline for July 1st Retirement and Entry into T-DROP
This is the final reminder for members retiring at the end of this school year or planning to enter T-DROP in the 2014-2015 fiscal year that the deadline to be a July 1st retiree or enter T-DROP in the 2014-2015 fiscal year is May 31, 2014. ATRS staff is ready to assist you by being open May 26, 2014 through May 31, 2014 from 8:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m. ATRS will be ready to serve you.
For a complete list of the Executive Director Updates, please click the first tab ("Director Updates") in the upper left corner of the page.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 01 July 2014 )