Membership shall be open to retired teachers of public, private and parochial schools, administrators, supervisors, retired school employees, non-certificated personnel who have worked in educational programs, governesses and tutors. Spouses of members, active teachers, and others interested in education may become associate members without the right to vote, hold office or represent the Association.
Dues for active, associate and life members shall be determined by the Assembly of Delegates upon the recommendation of the Executive Board. The fiscal year for MRTA begins January 1 and ends December 31. Dues are $35 for active members, $15 for associate members and $750 for life members. Renewals of membership are due upon receipt of notice in October of every year. New members paying dues after May 1 may regard their dues paid through the next calendar fiscal year.