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State of Maryland Retirement Workshops

Pre-Retirement Planning Seminars for members of the State Teachers Retirement and Pension Plans   

Seminars Held Throughout Maryland 
Pre-retirement planning seminars are scheduled for members of the state teachers plan and their spouses who are within eight years of retirement. These seminars begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m.

Topics to be discussed include but are not limited to: social security and health benefits, legal considerations, and financial planning.

Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. The seminars are limited to 65 participants, including spouses. You will receive;e-mail confirmation no later than 2-3 weeks prior to your scheduled date.

 Registration Options Fall 2019

A Pre-Retirement Planning Seminar will be held at the following location:

Date Location
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

Additional pre-retirement planning seminar dates and locations are available here. For additional information call: (443) 840-1632.

Pre-Retirement Planning Webinars

Pre-retirement planning webinars provide a general overview of Maryland State Retirement and Pension System (MSRPS) benefits, including a general description of retirement eligibility and benefits provided by the MSRPS. Register here.

Maryland State Retirement Agency (MSRA) Personal Counseling Sessions

Retirement Specialists from the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System are available to assist members planning for retirement. To schedule a counseling session with a specialist, visit the online appointment scheduling website.

In preparation for the state counseling session, please file Form 9--Application for an Estimate of Service Retirement Allowance. Please allow 14-16 weeks to receive your state estimate from the MSRA. You need to have your estimate available to participate in the counseling session.

The MSRA publication The Mentor provides information on MSRA-sponsored pre-retirement seminars and a retirement checklist for members within 12 months of retirement. Additionally, the MSRA publishes a Retiree Newsletter, along with its retiree web page to provide helpful information for "soon-to-be" and current retirees.