2022 Membership Renewal

It’s time to renew your membership for the 2022 membership year. If you have questions about your account status,  please contact Assistant Executive Director Robyn Wheeler, at rwheeler@nctr.org, for more information.

Membership Renewal

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Our members are committed to the retirement security of America's teachers and educational employees.


We are proud to partner with Linea Solutions and have them as a valued member of NCTR!

NCTR is proud to honor the Teacher’s Retirement System of Kentucky for their commitment to ensuring a secure retirement future for all members!

NCTR Announces New Officers

Jan Goodwin, Executive Director of the New Hampshire Retirement System, was installed as President of the National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR) at its 99th Annual Conference.

Goodwin’s one-year term began on October 14. Goodwin has served as the Executive Director of the New Hampshire Retirement System since April of 2021. Before joining the New Hampshire Retirement System, Goodwin served as Executive Director of the New Mexico Educational Retirement Board for 13 years. Goodwin succeeds past president Debbie Simonds, Board Chair, Georgia TRS.

In addition to the installation of president, newly elected NCTR Executive Committee members include: Tina Leiss, Executive Director, Nevada PERS; Thomas Williams, Executive Director, Hawaii ERS; and Karen Yamamoto, Board Member, CalSTRS.

NCTR Announces New Director

NCTR is pleased to announce that Dean Kenderdine will be joining the NCTR Team as the new executive director, effective July 1, 2021.

Dean joins NCTR with a background dedicated to public service. More recently, Dean served more than 14 years as the executive director of the Maryland State Retirement Agency.

CalSTRS Announced Cassandra Lichnock as new CEO

She will be the first female CEO in the pension fund’s 108-year history


WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2021) – The Teachers’ Retirement Board (Board) announced the appointment of Cassandra Lichnock as the new chief executive officer of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS). CalSTRS is the world’s largest educator-only pension fund, with a 75% female membership. Lichnock will serve as the fund’s first female CEO, an important milestone demonstrating the Board’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Her first day as CEO will be July 1, 2021.

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