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Retiree Chapter Events

Washington Teachers’ Union invites retired educators to join its Retiree Chapter and participate in activities with former teacher friends, old and new.


Stoddard Baptist Global Care @ Washington Center for the Aging
2601 18th St., NE in Washington, DC

Fellowship at 9:30 am
Meetings at 10:00 am


October 11, 2017 – Chapel (Cancer Awareness Month)
November 8, 2017 – Chapel (Open Enrollment Month)
December 13, 2017 – Crystal Room (Holiday Extravaganza)

February 14, 2018 – Crystal Room (Black History Month Program)
March 14, 2018 – Chapel (Information Month)
April 11, 2018 – Chapel (Health Fair Month)
May 9, 2018 – Crystal Room – High Tea Month (Bring your own cup)
June 13, 2018 – Closing Activity (TBA)

Retiree members are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities and trips that provide opportunities for fellowship. Members of the WTU Retiree chapter are able to maintain Dental and Vision insurance through the union. Open enrollment for retirees typically occurs November of every year. United Healthcare Dental and Vision Services are the providers for these benefits.

Click here to download the entire WTU Retirees’ Chapter 2017 – 2018 Calendar

How to Apply

Newly retired teachers who would like to join the Retiree chapter and maintain dental and vision insurance benefits, must enroll during the month of their retirement, and pay a pro-rated cost for coverage.

Retired teachers who are 6 months or more into their retirement must wait to enroll for dental and vision benefits during open enrollment in November. To become a member of WTU’s Retiree Chapter, you will need to complete the application which you can download here.