Welcome To Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund (ATRF)

2023 COLA Now Available

The 2023 cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) numbers are now available on our website. COLA refers to inflation protection that is built into both pension plans. Read more about how COLA is calculated by clicking the link below.

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2023 Pension Deposit Dates

Pension deposit dates for 2023 are now available!

Contribution Rate Reduction

You know the best way to start the school year? With some pension contribution rate reductions! The rate reduction for TPP members was effective September 1, 2022, so it should show up on your paycheque now, if it hasn’t already.

Newsletters

Did you know that you can read our newsletters online? Our Pension Points, Pension Update, and Pension Points for Employers are now available.

Latest News

  • December Newsletters are Here!

    December Newsletters are Here!

    If you didn't check your inbox yet, you can find the December version of the ...
  • ATRF Land Acknowledgement

    ATRF Land Acknowledgement

    (December 13, 2022) ATRF is now walking a journey of understanding and learni...
  • ATRF and Cryptocurrency Investments 

    ATRF and Cryptocurrency Investments 

    (Nov. 17, 2022) Cryptocurrency has been in the news for a while now, and rece...
  • Welcome to Alberta’s New Teachers

    Welcome to Alberta’s New Teachers

    (Oct. 3, 2022) Check out the resources for new teachers.
  • Summer 2022 Newsletters Now Available!

    Summer 2022 Newsletters Now Available!

  • Plan Member Statements and Commuted Values

    Plan Member Statements and Commuted Values

    Commuted value calculations are based on inflation and can be confusing, so g...
  • Public Sector Pension Plans Contribute $4.8 billion to Alberta's Economy

    Public Sector Pension Plans Contribute $4.8 billion to Alberta's Economy

    (July 26, 2022) New research reports that public pension plans and their 401,...
  • Behind the A's with ARTA

    Behind the A's with ARTA

    (June 10, 2022) ARTA: A Partner in Your Retirement Adventure
  • Understanding a Leave of Absence and How it Affects Your Pension

    Understanding a Leave of Absence and How it Affects Your Pension

    (June 10, 2022) Are you considering taking a leave of absence? It’s important...

Planning for Retirement?

If you’re considering retirement, there are resources to help you make decisions around timing, pension option selection, and more.

Pension Glossary

Throughout our new site you’ll find technical terms highlighted, and if you put your mouse over those terms a definition or explanation will pop up to help you understand everything you need to know about your pension and the services ATRF provides our members.

Forms & Resources

Need to fill out a form, but not sure where to find it? Check out the Forms & Resources section of the website where you will find draft documents, guides, infosheets, forms, videos, and more.