CalSTRS Outlook

Making Sense of the Headlines
Volume 4, No. 9

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

Statement Michael Sicilia

CalSTRS Statement on Proposed Pension Reform Act of 2014 Ballot Measure

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA – In response to the proposed Pension Reform Act of 2014 ballot initiative allowing employers to alter the future retirement benefits of current public employees, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System’s Chief Executive Officer Jack Ehnes, issued the following statement.

Blog entry Jack Ehnes

An Article of Interest

Every now and again, an article filters through the pop culture clutter of the online and print community and examines an unpopular and often contentious topic. It gets attention because it asks difficult questions that may lead to unpleasant answers. 

Ask Jack Jack Ehnes

I teach in K-12 full time and began teaching college courses; does this additional income count when calculating retirement service credit?

Full-time educators typically earn one year of service credit for working one school year for creditable service performed. This service credit is applied to your traditional Defined Benefit retirement benefit.

Archived Poll

CalSTRS Poll: What are the benefits of having a myCalSTRS account?

myCalSTRS is your online resource to access and manage your personal information on file with CalSTRS. Go to myCalSTRS to log in.

If you haven’t activated your myCalSTRS account yet, select the Register Now link on myCalSTRS to continue. Registration is easy and provides immediate and secure access.