News release Vanessa Garcia

Teachers’ Retirement Board elects chair and vice chair
Harry Keiley will serve as chair, and Sharon Hendricks will serve as vice chair

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 11, 2020) – The trustees of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) elected Harry Keiley as board chair and Sharon Hendricks as vice chair of the Teachers’ Retirement Board for the 2020–21 term.

The 12-member board nominates and elects its chair and vice chair annually, and the newly elected officers assume their posts immediately. The chair and vice chair provide board leadership, direction and policy development for the largest educator-only pension fund in the world.

News release Karen Doron

CalSTRS releases valuation for 2019
Funded ratio improves slightly; board adopts state contribution rate

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 11, 2020) – In its first-ever virtual meeting, the Teachers’ Retirement Board received the results of the actuarial valuation for the CalSTRS Defined Benefit Program as of June 30, 2019. The valuation provides a snapshot-in-time of the system’s financial health and is part of the ongoing effort to monitor and assess the system’s ability to meet its long-term commitments.


COVID-19 resources
Current as of April 29, 2020

We know that our members may have concerns about the implications of the coronavirus outbreak to your long-term retirement plans and how to access CalSTRS services during this difficult time.

The health and well-being of our members is of the utmost importance. Our goal is to care for you as much as you care for your students.

During this time, you can rely on CalSTRS to continue to pay your benefits on time.

We will keep this page updated with the latest news on your CalSTRS services.