WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – July 20, 2017 – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System announced today that the fund posted a 13.4 percent net of fees return for the 2016-17 fiscal year, with growth being driven by strong performance across all markets, led by non-U.S. equity. As of June 30, 2017, the total fund value was $208.7 billion.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – July 17, 2017 – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System has, for the fifth consecutive year, contributed one of its talented young—under age 40—investment officers, Orintheo Swanigan, to Chief Investment Officer magazine’s Class of 2017 Top Forty Under Forty.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – July 13, 2017 – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System today announced the appointment of Diane Stanton as External Affairs Director. In her new role, Ms. Stanton will provide leadership, management and strategic direction for the CalSTRS External Affairs program, with an emphasis on stakeholder relations, outreach and engagement. Her position reports directly to Public Affairs Executive Officer, Grant Boyken.
Steve Davis, a bicycle shop teacher at Seven Hills Middle School in Nevada City, California: “This is my passion. I love working with kids and I love working on bikes, and I’m just as fortunate as I can be to do what I’m doing.”
CalSTRS member Dan Bunz has a celebrated past and a secure future. A first-round draft pick for the San Francisco 49ers in 1976, Dan’s football career included a famous game-saving tackle called “The Stop” in the 1982 Super Bowl.
In 1995, Dan discovered his second love – teaching Physical Education at Sutter Middle School in Sacramento. He now also spends part of his time with special needs children at Sutter. For his third act, Dan and his wife, Elizabeth, farm and sell lavender products on their foothill property near Sacramento.
CalSTRS celebrates and honors its dedicated members. In this second of an ongoing series of member profiles, we take a peek into the retired life of CalSTRS member Frances Cholewa. Her CalSTRS defined benefit pension and her natural energy allow her to continue to educate the public in a unique location.
CalSTRS celebrates and honors its dedicated members. In this first of an ongoing series of member profiles, we spend a day with CalSTRS member Dr. Genevieve Shepherd, principal at Tom Bradley Global Awareness Magnet school in Los Angeles.
Dr. Shepherd has since retired and we congratulate her on a 56-year career.
Electronic privacy is crucial for the ongoing success of the Internet as a convenient means to provide customer service. Your personal information will be used only to conduct CalSTRS-related business.
The California State Teachers’ Retirement System website has been developed in compliance with California Government Code §11135, which requires that all electronic and information technology developed or purchased by the State of California is accessible to people with disabilities. There are various types of physical disabilities that impact user interaction on the web. Vision loss, hearing loss, limited manual dexterity, and cognitive disabilities are examples, with each having different means by which to access electronic information effectively.