Reporting Calendar Year Dates -- A step-by-step guide for submitting school calendar information
Part-time Teacher and Sabbatical Leave Program -- A step-by-step guide for confirming salary for those participating in these programs
The "Leave Training" webinar was recorded. You can watch and listen to it here:
Click on the link and then click ‘Playback’. Questions asked during the webinar can be found here: Leave Q and A
The following lessons are designed to familiarize you with TRA's Employer portal.
We suggest taking the lessons in order because there are hints and tips in the early lessons that are gradually eliminated as you learn the application.
You will need to change the size and zoom level of your browser to ensure the entire lesson is visible on your screen.
Leave of Absence User Guide (includes sabbatical and Part-Time Teacher Program)
If you have any questions about the lessons or need additional information, please contact TRA at
FACT: The method of calculating service credit will change for service performed after June 30, 2012. (more...)
Legislation passed during the 2010 session increased member and employer contribution rates by 0.5 percent annually over a four-year period beginning July 1, 2011. As of July 1, 2014, contribution rates are.
|Employers – Coordinated||7.50%|
|Employers – Basic||11.50%|
|Employers – Minneapolis Additional||3.64%|
|Members – Coordinated||7.50%|
|Members – Basic||11.00%|
Contribution rates are determined by statute and subject to change by the Minnesota Legislature.
TRA counselors are available to meet with a group of teachers at your location. The minimum group size is ten. Please contact Jeff Altringer, Member Services Director, at 651-215-6811 for additional information.
The Social Security Administration web site, www.ssa.gov/slge, is an excellent resource for questions concerning state and local government employers.