CalSTRS Outlook

Making Sense of the Headlines
Volume 6, No. 4

CalSTRS Outlook is an email summary of the latest news releases and other items of interest related to CalSTRS benefits and services.

What's New

Form 1099-R Available on myCalSTRS

Form 1099-Rs for the 2014 tax year were mailed on January 20, 2015. You can view and print additional Form 1099-R statements by logging into myCalSTRS.

The form includes payments issued from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. View or print your Form 1099-R or make changes to your current tax withholding preferences on myCalSTRS.

In compliance with IRS guidelines, your 2014 Form 1099-R no longer includes Copy 2. We recommend you make a copy for your records.

Additional Information About Your Form 1099-R

Ask Jack Jack Ehnes

Ask Jack: If I retire, how long do I have to wait to return to work without penalty?

Q: Do I have to wait six months from my retirement date to begin work in a K-12 setting or wait until the new school year begins?

News release Krista Noonan

CalSTRS Awards Multi-Year Pension Administration IT Contract
Enhanced information technology benefits administration platform to be implemented by CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc.

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Through an extensive competitive bidding process, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) has awarded CGI Technologies and Solutions Inc. a $121 million contract to configure and implement a new information technology system for the administration of CalSTRS benefits.


Recent Interviews with Active Sustainable Investors

As an active investor, CalSTRS recognizes that environmental, social and governance, or ESG, issues affect the performance of the investment portfolio. These videos examine those issues from the perspective of an active sustainable investor; they are not intended to directly reflect the views of CalSTRS.

General Information

Updated Reports and Publications

  • 2015 Member Handbook
    Comprehensive information about CalSTRS benefits, programs and resources for members and part-time educators.
  • Popular Annual Financial Report
    CalSTRS’ first Popular Annual Financial Report provides a summary of the system’s performance for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014.
  • Retired Educator – Winter 2015
    For retirees and beneficiaries. Information on benefits and services, legislation, investments and board updates. Includes the 2014 Summary Report to Members.