State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio

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STRS Ohio Update for Reporting Employers

Employer Education

Posted: November 2017

Upcoming Education Opportunities in 2018

STRS Ohio offers group education workshops, hands-on training, teleconferences, tutorials and webinars to help you meet STRS Ohio reporting requirements. Upcoming education opportunities are shown below. You will receive an email from STRS Ohio Employer Education when registration for each event is available. Click here for a PDF version of the 2018 Education Opportunities.

Note: Employer Self Service (ESS) training sessions and live webinars will be offered after the spring 2018 ESS software upgrade. You will be notified via email when dates and registration information become available.

Workshops
Higher Education Essentials

This is a comprehensive workshop for new college and university personnel. Topics include membership, compensation, alternative retirement plan reporting, payroll reporting, service credit calculation, annual reporting, retirement reporting, account withdrawal, purchasing leaves of absence and reemployed retiree information. Registration begins Feb. 12.

  • April 25 — Columbus
Training
Deposit and Service Report Teleconference Help Sessions

These individualized help sessions are for personnel experiencing difficulty completing retirement reports. Each registered participant will receive 45 minutes of personal instruction via phone with an STRS Ohio education coordinator. To participate, employers must have members retiring between April and August. Registration begins April 30.

  • May 18
  • June 15
  • July 20
Live Webinars
Preparing Deposit and Service Reports

Registration begins April 30.

  • May 16
  • May 24
Annual Reporting Overview and Troubleshooting

Registration begins June 25.

  • July 10
  • July 12
Overview of Employer Responsibilities

Registration begins Aug. 6.

  • Aug. 15

Welcome, Todd!
Photo of Todd Wolford.

Todd Wolford joined the Employer Education team in July 2017 as an employer education coordinator. He started at STRS Ohio in September 2007 and was most recently an employer reporting senior coordinator. He has experience working with employers to complete annual reports, payroll reporting, retirement reporting and more. Todd will be assisting K–12 and college and university employers throughout Ohio.

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