2019 Annual Conference
Agenda Released!

YOU ASKED, WE LISTENED! NCTR is bringing you not one, but two CIO panel discussions this year!

This year’s program events will be one for the books! On Sunday, the program will include a networking brunch at the Country Music Hall of Fame, followed by keynote speaker, entrepreneur and start-up expert Howard Tullman. We will also have a panel discussion on cyber audits.

Monday’s events will feature keynote speaker, 10-time CMA Musician of the Year, Mac McAnally, followed by a panel discussion on legacy costs, a Federal legislative update, and a much anticipated CIO and consultant round table discussion on diversity. Breakout sessions will include discussions on actuarial audits, as well as the impact of charter schools on teacher pension plans. We will close Monday’s general session with a member-requested “Ask the CIOs!” Q&A session. AND! You won’t want to miss the widely favored NCTR Teacher of the Year dinner. This year, NCTR will honor Rodney Robinson, social studies teacher from Virgie Binford Education Center in Richmond, VA. To learn more about this year’s honoree, please click here.

The 97th Annual Conference will close with Tuesday’s events: an open forum for associate commercial members, a speech by keynote speaker, NEA President, Lily Eskelsen García, and breakout sessions on creating retirement income in Defined Contribution plans, and managing risks in your private market portfolio. The general session will close with a discussion on the challenges of providing health benefits to reemployed retired teachers.

You won’t want to miss this year’s 97th Annual Conference in “Music City,” Nashville, Tennessee! Registration for this event will open this July, so be on the lookout for a Registration is Open email blast from NCTR.

To read full details, please visit the Annual Conference event page.


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Quarterly Update – Summer 2019

“We are looking forward to another strong educational event cycle and hope you all can be active participants. We continue to appreciate your support of our events. If you know of another system/firm that could benefit from NCTR’s educational programs and resources, be sure to mention NCTR. Let’s keep the NCTR talk going!”

Maureen H. Westgard, NCTR Executive Director

To read the full update, click here.

Join Forces With NCTR! 

2019 Membership

Join forces with THE Resource for fostering strategic partnerships, providing training and pension advocacy for the educational community. Our vision is a strong and secure retirement future for all teachers and educational employees. NCTR is a non-profit association offering several networking, educational and sponsorship opportunities throughout each membership year. Join our community of public pension plans, top consultants, investment managers, actuaries, attorneys and technology experts, while together we form a strong foundation to secure retirement for America’s teachers.

If you have any questions regarding your membership status with NCTR, or how to become a new member, contact NCTR’s Assistant Executive Director Robyn Wheeler at rwheeler@nctr.org.

Not a member yet? Join today!

Federal Webinar

“Retirement Security: What is Going on in Washington, D.C.?”

Did you miss NCTR’s June 26th Federal webinar? To listen to the webinar and view the referenced slides, please click below.

Did You Miss It?

“Best Practices for Serving Retired Members”

Did you miss NCTR’s latest CSN webinar? To listen to the webinar and view the accompanying PowerPoints and handouts, please click here.

California State Teachers’ Retirement System Board Elects Chair and Vice Chair

Board members selected Sharon Hendricks as Chair and Harry Keiley as Vice Chair

Government Relations Updates

Weekly FYIs

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Corporate Advisory