This year CalSTRS celebrates a century of securing the financial future and sustaining the trust of California’s educators. Delivering on our promise of a secure retirement educators can count on year in and year out for 100 years is an accomplishment we are proud to celebrate with you.
CalSTRS was founded in 1913 with 120 retired members and 15,000
active members. One hundred years later, CalSTRS remains
committed to its mission to secure the financial future of
California’s educators, providing retirement, disability and
survivor benefits for 862,000 educators and their families.
Over the last 100 years, CalSTRS hasn’t just kept pace with
California’s evolving history; we’ve been an important part of
Each new year brings the promise of a fresh start. For CalSTRS,
2013 marks an especially significant year for the fund when we
celebrate 100 years of service to California’s educators and
their families. CalSTRS began in 1913 with 16,020 active and
retired members, and has grown to presently include 862,000
members with a portfolio value of more than $157 billion. One
hundred years of service is an accomplishment to be proud of, and
wonderful, time-honoring events are in store to commemorate this
This year, CalSTRS is celebrating our 100-year anniversary.
Members, help create a visual history of CalSTRS by submitting
photos, illustrations, or publications from your time as a
California public school teacher.
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