ABOUT GWINNETT COUNTY RETIRED EDUCATORS
From our President, Karen Efstration:
To promote the economic, social, and professional status of retired educators, and the distribution of information of value to them.
To promote passage of legislation beneficial to retired educators and work toward the defeat of legislation harmful to retired educators.
To promote the advancement of high quality education to enable educators to maintain their interest in education and their fields of specialization.
To promote the involvement of retired educators in community service and the decision-making process in the State and Local communities.
To present the image of aging as one of dignity and independence.
To encourage active educators to begin retirement preparation well in advance of retiring.
Gwinnett Retired Educators Association (GCREA) began in 1972 as Gwinnett County Retired Teachers Association. GCREA is a local unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association (GREA).
GCREA and GREA are your voices with the state legislature and the Teachers Retirement System. They also keep you informed of changes in the State Health Benefit Plan.
GCREA and GREA continue to be the only organizations that concentrate exclusively on the needs of Gwinnett County retired educators.
The Gwinnett County Retired Educators Association is committed to uniting retired educators for fellowship, support and continued educational and community service. The Association will seek to improve benefits for all retired educators through cooperation with local, state and national organizations. (Adopted by the GCREA Governing Board, June 6, 2002)
GCREA is governed by an elected
Executive Committee and a Board of Directors. These leaders are experienced, dedicated, and dependable professionals.