Workshops
2014 Retirement/T-DROP Workshops

You should plan to attend one of the workshops listed below if you are planning this year to:

  • Enter the Teacher Deferred Retirement Option Plan (T-DROP)
  • Retire July 1, 2014 (NOT IN T-DROP)
  • Retire July 1, 2014 (IN T-DROP)

SUBJECTS TO BE COVERED:

  • Cost-of-Living Adjustment
  • Death Benefits
  • Distribution Options
  • Estimate of Benefits
  • Retirement Application
  • Retirement Process
  • Taxes
  • T-Drop Application

Due to limited capacity, you must preregister. Registration forms for retirement workshops are available by clicking here. Mail completed registration forms to Arkansas Teacher Retirement System, 1400 West Third Street, Little Rock, AR 72201. For more information you may call ATRS at 1-800-666-2877 or you may e-mail the Preretirement Department by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Workshop sessions will begin promptly at the following times:
  • Entering T-DROP
4:00 pm
(Sign In 3:30-4:00 pm)
  • Retirement (NOT IN T-DROP)
5:00 pm
(Sign In 4:30-5:00 pm)
  • Retirement (IN T-DROP)
6:00 pm
(Sign In 5:30-6:00 pm)
Cancellation due to inclement weather:

If there is inclement weather in the workshop site area or in central Arkansas, the workshop will be cancelled. An effort will be made to reschedule at a later date in the school year. For verification of cancellation contact the ATRS office at 1-800-666-2877 the day of the workshop.

CITY/TOWN
LOCATION
DATE
Beebe Arkansas State University-Beebe, 610 North Pecan January 6, 2014
Blytheville Arkansas Northeastern College, 2501 South Division March 10, 2014
Brookland Brookland High School, 100 West School Street March 31, 2014
Forrest City East Arkansas Community College, 1700 Newcastle Road February 18, 2014
Fort Smith #1
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, 5210 Grand Avenue April 7, 2014
Fort Smith #2
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, 5210 Grand Avenue April 14, 2014
Harrisburg Crowley's Ridge Educational Cooperative, 1606 Pine Grove Lane March 17, 2014
Helena-West Helena
Phillips County Community College, 1000 Campus Drive February 24, 2014
Hot Springs National Park Community College at Hot Springs, 101 College Dr April 21, 2014
Little Rock #1
Pulaski Tech Business & Industry Center, 3303 East Roosevelt Road
January 13, 2014
Little Rock #2
Pulaski Technical College - Little Rock South, 13000 Interstate 30 January 27, 2014
Mena Mena High School, 1200 Dallas Avenue April 28, 2014
N Little Rock/PCSSD Pulaski Technical College, 3000 West Scenic January 21, 2014
Plumerville Arch Ford Cooperative, 101 Bulldog Drive

**ATRS retirement / T-DROP workshop at the Arch Ford Co-op (Plumerville) has been re-scheduled for Thursday, April 3, 2014.

April 3, 2014
Pocahontas Black River Technical College, 1410 Hwy 304 East

**ATRS retirement / T-DROP workshop at the Black River Technical College (Pocahontas) has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, March 25, 2014.
March 25, 2014
Russellville Russellville High School, 2203 South Knoxville February 3, 2014
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 05 March 2014 )