Who We Are


                   PAT-Retired welcomes 
all retired educators, 
living in the Portland metro area,
regardless of the district where employed.  

While we are affiliated with
Portland Association of Teachers (PAT), 
and use their building for meetings, 
our name shows our inclusive nature--
Portland Area Teachers-Retired.


Attending a General Meeting. 

     PAT-R strives to benefit its members and 
     public education by offering participation in
     or support for:
  • national legislation and activities designed to maintain, guarantee and enhance national retirement programs, e.g., Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid;
  • state legislation and activities for the benefit of retirees, e.g., Public Employees Retirement 
        System and Oregon Public Employees Retirement  
        System Association;
  • activities
     and legislation that support children, public education and educators, and social justice--local, state, and national;
  • activities and social programs that contribute to the enjoyment of living and participating with others; and
    
During Maryhill Museum tour.
  • activities related to objectives of the national 
    organization, NEA-Retired, and the state 
    organization, OEA-Retired.
Enjoying a no-host breakfast.