We believe in the power of our community to secure a better future

RTOERO is a bilingual, trusted voice on healthy, active aging. We were founded by members of the education community more than 50 years ago. We’ve evolved to be the largest membership organization of our kind - a non-profit and nationwide network.


With more than 80,000 members across Canada, we’re influential advocates and the largest national provider of non-profit group health insurance for education retirees. Our members come from the broader education community. They work in or are retired from the early years, school boards, private schools, post-secondary institutions or any other capacity in education.

Mission statement

We are a bilingual trusted voice on healthy active living in the retirement journey. We deliver world-class programs, social engagement and political advocacy.

Vision statement

Our vision is a healthy, active future for every member of the education retiree community in Canada.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I join RTOERO?

You can join right now by completing the online membership form. We will process your application so you can begin enjoying the benefits of membership. You’ll receive a welcome email within 24 hours with your details. If you have any questions about the online application, please call 1-800-361-9888 or email [email protected].

Who do I contact with questions about joining RTOERO?

A staff member would be happy to answer your questions. Please send an email to [email protected] or call 1-800-361-9888.

What are the rates for RTOERO insurance plans?

We provide competitive rates on the best group insurance plans available to retired teachers and other education workers. Visit our insurance plans section for plan information and rates.

What are retirement planning workshops and where can I attend on near me?

Our retirement planning workshops provide more information about retirement and cover financial, pension and practical aspects of retiring. Check the schedule to see when the next workshop is taking place near you.

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