Sign the petition to restore the COLA

Respect Ohio's Retired Teachers, Restore Their Promised COLA. The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) is suspended for all retired teachers indefinitely. STRS board members said they will not review that decision until May of 2022. It is only through a COLA that  retired teachers can keep up with inflation. Learn more.

Free college for OFT members

Yes, it's true - free college. OFT members can enroll in Eastern Gateway Community College's online distance-learning program with no costs for tuition, fees or e-texts. Credits earned can be transferred to a four-year college.