Part-Time Educator Publications
Part-time educator publications
Know your benefits
These publications give an overview of your benefits.
Comprehensive information about CalSTRS benefits, programs and resources for members and part-time educators.
Explains this program, an alternative retirement plan for part-time educators that some employers offer.
Contains the specifics of applying for disability benefits and the forms. Call 800-228-5453 to schedule an appointment with a CalSTRS benefits specialist who can assist you with the application process. Read Introduction to CalSTRS Disability Benefits first to be sure you understand the eligibility requirements.
Explains the special circumstances of retiring concurrently from CalSTRS and certain other California public retirement systems.
Explains the two federal rules that affect the Social Security benefits you may receive as a spouse or through other employment. These rules do not affect your CalSTRS retirement benefit.
Covers the state and federal law restrictions if you return to work after service retirement in a CalSTRS-covered position, including substitute teaching.
Describes the three elements of CalSTRS retirement formula.
Brief overview of pros and cons of taking a refund of your CalSTRS contributions.