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Retirement Informational Sessions and Forms Workshops 

In-person Events

Informational Sessions

The Employee and Retiree Service Center (ERSC) conducts Understanding Your Retirement Informational Sessions for employees who are considering retirement within the next two years. Topics for each informational session include a timeline for retirement, eligibility, benefit formulas, leave, post-retirement health and life insurance, taxes, and forms. ERSC staff are available at the sessions to answer questions and assist members with the retirement process. 

To attend an Informational Session, register for course #90590 at  Professional Development Online (PDO).

Be sure to log in to and visit PenPoint, a self-service retirement system for MCPS employees, where you can determine your pension plan membership prior to attending a Retirement Information Session. In addition, you may find it helpful to review Understanding Your Retirement, a booklet that will guide your through the retirement process.

Forms Workshops

After attending one of ERSC's informational sessions and downloading your retirement forms, you may want to attend an ERSC Retirement Forms Workshop. During these workshops, ERSC staff members present all required retirement forms, explain how to complete them, and answer questions. If you are retiring within the next year, you are encouraged to attend a Forms Workshop. You need to attend an Informational Session prior to attending a Forms Workshop.

To attend, register for course #90593 at  Professional Development Online (PDO) .

Schedule for the 2021-2022 School Year:

Informational Sessions

 Date  Location
Thursday
October 7, 2021
4:30-6:30 p.m.

Center for Technology and Innovation
15 West Gude Drive, Suite 325
Rockville, MD 20850
(Patuxent/Potomac Rooms)
Wednesday
November 3, 2021
4:30-6:30 p.m.

Center for Technology and Innovation
15 West Gude Drive, Suite 325
Rockville, MD 20850
(Patuxent/Potomac Rooms)
Thursday
December 2, 2021
4:30-6:30 p.m.

Center for Technology and Innovation
15 West Gude Drive, Suite 325
Rockville, MD 20850
(Patuxent/Potomac Rooms)
Wednesday
January 5, 2022
4:30-6:30 p.m.

Center for Technology and Innovation
15 West Gude Drive, Suite 310
Rockville, MD 20850
(Patapsco/Pocomoke Rooms)
Tuesday
March 1, 2022
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Center for Technology and Innovation
15 West Gude Drive, Suite 325
Rockville, MD 20850
(Patuxent/Potomac Rooms)

Forms Workshops

 Date  Location
Thursday
December 16, 2021
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Center for Technology and Innovation
15 West Gude Drive, Suite 310
Rockville, MD 20850
(Patapsco/Pocomoke Rooms)
Wednesday
February 16, 2022
4:30-6:30 p.m.

Center for Technology and Innovation
15 West Gude Drive, Suite 325
Rockville, MD 20850
(Patuxent/Potomac Rooms)
Monday
March 7, 2022
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Center for Technology and Innovation
15 West Gude Drive, Suite 310
Rockville, MD 20850
(Patapsco/Pocomoke Rooms)
Wednesday
April 20, 2022
4:30-6:30 p.m.

Center for Technology and Innovation
15 West Gude Drive, Suite 310
Rockville, MD 20850
(Patapsco/Pocomoke Rooms)

To register for any of these sessions, log in to Professional Development Online (PDO) and search for "Retirement." Please note: Be sure to check this website before attending, as sessions are occasionally rescheduled or cancelled. 

Retirement Informational and Forms Webinars

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