Member Education Opportunities

Secure Retirements Begin With STRS Ohio Programs

You’ve done the hard work of saving. Now it’s time to get the most out of your retirement. STRS Ohio programs can help you protect your retirement income, understand the components of Medicare and learn more about your health care plan. See below for more information about the post-retirement programs STRS Ohio offers. Come join us and learn how to secure your retirement!

Understanding Your Health Care Plan

(Defined Benefit and Combined Plan participants)

This program will help you to understand:

  • Hospital, medical and prescription drug coverage
  • Health care plans offered through the STRS Ohio Health Care Program
  • Ways to manage your health care expenses
Understanding Your Health Care Plan* (1–3 p.m.)
Cleveland/Westlake Jan. 22
Columbus Jan. 29
Sandusky Feb. 5
Cincinnati Feb. 19
Perrysburg Feb. 26
Canton March 4
Cleveland/Beachwood March 11
Dayton March 18
Athens May 6
Youngstown/Boardman May 20

*Dates and locations are subject to change.

Retiree Series — 2020 Topic: The Fundamentals of Reverse Mortgages

(Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution and Combined Plan participants)

This series features annually changing topics pertaining to retirees. The 2020 topic will provide information about:

  • Converting home equity into retirement income
  • Consumer protections and rules governing reverse mortgages
  • How to decide if a reverse mortgage is a good fit
Retiree Series* (1–4 p.m.)
Canton Jan. 16
Cleveland/Westlake Jan. 23
Columbus Jan. 30
Dayton Feb. 6
Perrysburg Feb. 27
Cleveland/Beachwood March 12
Athens March 26
Cincinnati April 2
Cleveland April 23
Akron April 30
Columbus May 7
Cambridge May 14

*Dates and locations are subject to change.

Medicare Enrollment and STRS Ohio

(Defined Benefit and Combined Plan participants)

This program provides an overview of Medicare, including:

  • Medicare Parts A & B
  • When and how to enroll
  • How Medicare affects your STRS Ohio health care plan
Medicare Enrollment and STRS Ohio* (6–8 p.m.)
Cleveland/Westlake Jan. 22
Columbus Jan. 29
Sandusky Feb. 5
Cincinnati Feb. 19
Perrysburg Feb. 26
Canton March 4
Cleveland/Beachwood March 11
Dayton March 18
Athens May 6
Youngstown/Boardman May 20
Also available throughout the year as a webinar.

*Dates and locations are subject to change.

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Webinar: Medicare Enrollment and STRS Ohio

This online program covers the same topics as the meeting, but offers the convenience of attending via computer or mobile device. Advance registration is required and can be completed here by clicking on the date you’d like to attend. This webinar lasts approximately one hour and is offered at either 1 p.m. or 5 p.m.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for a seminar?

Advance registration is required and begins three months prior to seminar dates. Space is limited and registration is first-come. You can register via your Online Personal Account — select “Schedule a Meeting” from the top menu — or by calling STRS Ohio toll-free at 888‑227‑7877.

May I bring a guest to a seminar?

Yes. However, space is often limited, so we ask that members bring no more than one guest, please.

How much do the seminars cost?

All seminars are offered at no cost to members and their guests.

How do I cancel a seminar registration?

You can cancel your registration through your Online Personal Account or by calling 888‑227‑7877 (toll-free).

Where can I find more information?

More information can be found on our Seminars page.

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