Retirement Benefits for Members

PPSREA Membership Committee

The Membership Committee exists to ensure the continued well being of PPSREA through the recruitment of new members, retention of current members and the promotion of member involvement in the association’s  programs and services. The committee conducts an annual membership drive, schedules ongoing recruitment activities, participates in the maintenance of an accurate membership database and interacts with various PPSREA committees to communicate feedback from members about it’s attention to the Mission: Helping others and helping each other enjoy retirement.

The Membership Committee members are: Barbara Barnett, Stephanie Childs, Sharon Cliett, Ed Itzenson, John Ferrier, Joan Flores, Nathania Johnson, Marineeta Smallwood, Don Williams.

Active ($15 Annually) and Life Membership ($200)

Any retired employee of The School District of Philadelphia who receives a pension from the Pennsylvania School Employees Retirement System (PSERS) is eligible for Active or Life membership. Life-time members pay dues only once.  Active/Annual membership dues are paid each year and cover the period of July 1 to June 30.

Associate Membership ($15)

Associate membership is for any current school district employee aged 55 or older. Dues for Associate members are paid annually. The spouses of Active members may also become Associate members. Associate members dues cover the period July 1 to June 30.

You can learn more about membership and our organization in general through our brochure.



Membership Meetings

We hold two general membership luncheon meetings annually. These events have programs that include the following:


• Guest Speakers • Topics of Interest • Entertainment • Recognition of School District Graduates • Election of Officers


PPSREA Membership Application

Contact the membership committee at:

Current school district employees and retirees are encouraged to become members of PPSREA. 

Please click the above link to access and print our membership application.