Near Retirement Videos
Near retirement career videos
Know your benefits
Watch these quick videos to learn about your benefits.
For members hired before January 1, 2013, learn how your retirement benefit is calculated.
As a CalSTRS member, you have two separate accounts with CalSTRS:
the Defined Benefit account and the Defined Benefit Supplement
Learn how you can provide a lifetime monthly benefit to another person at the time of your death.
Your spouse, children or other loved ones may be eligible for survivor benefits after your death.
Basic information about CalSTRS disability coverage, eligibility requirements and the application process.
Discover how two governmental offsets may impact your Social Security benefits.
Know the rules. If you return to work after service retirement in a position with the California public school system as an employee, an employee of a third party, or an independent contractor, there are restrictions.