CalSTRS Workshops

CalSTRS offers workshops designed to meet your needs at different stages during your career.

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Workshop Descriptions

Learn more about your benefits by attending a workshop to prepare for your retirement.

Financial Awareness Series

Save for Your Future

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Save now for your secure future. Discover ways to create and evaluate a budget, tips for managing credit and debt, and the questions to ask before investing.
(two hours)

Plan for Your Future

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Plan now to enjoy your future. Explore different retirement income sources and expenses, prepare for potential obstacles and gain a better perspective for what your future may hold.
(two hours)

Protect Your Future

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Protect the retirement plans you’ve set in motion. Learn more about benefit adjustments and distributions, maximizing income in retirement and ways to protect the retirement lifestyle you’ve built.
(two hours)
My Retirement System
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Looking for a quick and easy way to learn about CalSTRS and how it plays a large part in your retirement? This workshop is designed to provide you with the foundation you need to know as a CalSTRS member. You will learn important topics that include understanding the CalSTRS hybrid retirement system, contributions, creditable services and other resources CalSTRS offers based on their career stage. Take the first step in your life journey with CalSTRS.
My Retirement Benefits
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Are you ready to get serious about understanding your retirement? This interactive workshop is designed to give you all the tools you need to calculate your retirement. You will also learn about important topics like the CalSTRS’ hybrid retirement system, survivor benefits, your retirement gap, and steps to increase your retirement income. Get the information you need to know to be informed about CalSTRS retirement.
My Retirement Decisions
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Is your retirement date within reach? This workshop is designed for members who are close to retirement and are looking for information on the steps you need to make informed decisions. In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to calculate your retirement benefit but also include topics like beneficiary options, service retirement forms, choosing retirement dates, defined benefit supplement and what to know for after retirement. Start preparing for the retirement you want by getting the accurate information you need.
CalSTRS Basics
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Provides an overview of your CalSTRS retirement, disability and survivor benefits.
(one hour)
CalSTRS New Beginnings
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Covers your benefits under the CalSTRS 2% at 62 benefit structure and steps you can take to increase your CalSTRS benefit and other income in retirement.
(one and a half hours)
Demystifying CalSTRS
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Explains the essentials of your CalSTRS membership, with more information about your benefits.
(one and a half hours)
CalSTRS Fundamentals
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Presents in-depth information about your CalSTRS benefits and ways to increase your income in retirement.
(one and a half hours)
CalSTRS Retirement Check-Up
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Explains how your retirement benefit is calculated, the retirement application process and the steps to your successful CalSTRS retirement.
(one and a half hours)

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