A Message from NCTR’s New President

Dear NCTR Member,

I am deeply humbled to be the newly elected president of the National Council on Teacher Retirement. I could not have achieved this role without the priceless mentorships and valuable friendships formed through my involvement as an NCTR member.

NCTR has a history of providing education, information and resources to meet the needs of our members as they fulfill their roles as trustees, executive directors and staff members of state and local retirement systems.

Executive Director Opportunity

For consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume and questionnaire to Robyn Wheeler at rwheeler@nctr.org no later than January 31, 2021. Referrals and applications are confidential. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


28jan3:00 pm4:00 pmWebinar: How the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia Prioritizes for Success in the Age of Covid-19

02feb9:00 amTrustee Education Committee Meeting

04feb3:00 pm4:00 pmWebinar: "The New Biden Administration: Washington Insiders Discuss Retirement Legislation, Taxes & Investments"

24feb9:00 amNCTR/NASRA Winter Joint MeetingNCTR/NASRA Legislative and Regulatory Workshop

26julAll Day2821st Annual Trustee Workshop

10octAll Day1299th Annual Conference

2021 Membership Renewal


Membership renewal for 2021 is now underway! All member invoices will be sent the week of November 16. If you have not received your invoice by November 20, please contact Assistant Executive Director Robyn Wheeler, at rwheeler@nctr.org, for more information.

Not yet an NCTR member?

NCTR is YOUR resource for fostering partnerships, and providing training and pension advocacy for the educational community. Forming nationwide partnerships with a diverse community of industry professionals dedicated to safeguarding public retirement systems; providing dynamic educational opportunities, exchanging ideas, sharing best practices on pension-related challenges and objectives; providing insights and analyses on a broad range of public policy issues affecting public pension funds–becoming an NCTR member ensures you remain connected and “in the know!”

Become a member today!

Member Spotlight

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


NCTR is proud to partner with Ice Miller and have them as an active member of the Corporate Advisory Committee!

NCTR is proud to honor our system member, District of  Columbia Retirement Board, for its commitment to ensuring a secure retirement future for its members!

NCTR is proud to honor our association members:

AARP/NRTA, America Federation of Teachers & National Education Association

for their commitment to ensuring a strong and secure retirement future for all teachers and educational employees!



Corporate Advisory Committee

Did You Miss A Recent Webinar?

If you missed “How the New Mexico ERB Prioritizes for Success in the Age of COVID-19,” be sure to visit NCTR’s webinar archive page to view all past presentations.

CalSTRS Latest Research: ” The People Behind California Public Education: A Demographic Study of CalSTRS Members”

CalSTRS has published its latest research, “The People Behind California Public Education: A demographic study of CalSTRS members.” This is the result of an extensive demographic survey conducted with its members at the end of the 2019 school year.

Survey Finds Swift Governance Changes Made in Response to COVID-19, with More to Come

NCTR, in partnership with associate member Mosaic Governance Advisors, LLC, a public pension fund governance consultancy, conducted a joint research effort to understand how global public pension fund trustees are faring in the early stages of the COVID-19 crisis. The results confirm that the COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a period of unprecedented challenge for public pension fund governance.

To learn more about the report, please visit NCTR’s COVID-19 Response & Communications page.

Government Relations Updates

Weekly FYIs

January 14, 2021

The Biden Administration: Regulations

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January 14, 2021

The Biden Administration: Tax Reform

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January 14, 2021

The Biden Administration: Retirement

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