Pre-Retirement Series

  • 2020-2021 Monthly Retirement Insurance Seminars

    Saint Paul Public Schools’ Human Resources is sponsoring a series of meetings regarding District retirement insurance information. During these meetings, District personnel policies and retiree insurance benefits will be discussed. 

    Meeting Dates and Times are as follows: Presented by Chantell Jones, Saint Paul Public Schools, Benefits Technician. 

  • The Retirement Seminars consist of five different sessions. The seminars are open to all employees and their spouses; however, space is limited and require an RSVP (see below).  

  • SEMINAR

    DATES (TBD)

    DESCRIPTION

    PRESENTER

    District Benefits

    10/16/20 

    This seminar will provide information on the District's personnel policies and retiree insurance benefits. It also includes details on the District's severance program.

    Human Resources

    Saint Paul Public Schools Benefits

    Retire with Confidence

    10/19/20 

    Financial Services for Retirement

    Daniel Rickett, President of Capital Street Financial Services

    Medicare

    10/20/20 

    Information on Medicare - What is it and what do all those letters mean? Includes information on the District's Medicare supplement plan for retirees.

    HealthPartners

    Social Security

    10/21/20 

    Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration will present important information on Social Security and Medicare

    Public Affairs Specialist with Social Security Administration

    Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA)

    10/22/20 

    This seminar will cover details about PERA, the public pension plan for all employees who are NOT licensed through the Minnesota State Department of Education.

    PERA - Representative

    Saint Paul Teachers' Retirement Fund Association (SPTRFA)

    10/23/20

    The seminar will cover details about SPTRFA the public pension plan for all employees who ARE licensed through the Minnesota State Department of Education.

    SPTRFA - Representative

  • RSVP:  The seminars are open to all employees and their spouses; however, space is limited. 

    If you would like to attend the seminars, reservations will be taken on a first-come basis.  

    To reserve your space:

    • Make a reservation to one or all of the seminars by emailing benefits@spps.org

    • In the email please include the following:

      • Employee ID

      • Full Name

      • If spouse is attending and spouse name

      • Name of Seminar(s) and date(s) attending

    • Phone reservations will not be accepted!

  • IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO RETIRE SOON, YOU SHOULD FOLLOW THESE STEPS:

    • Call or visit your retirement fund association.
      • Saint Paul Teachers’ Retirement Fund Association (SPTRFA): 651-642-2550
      • Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA): 651-296-7460
    • Check your bargaining agreement contract to determine if you qualify for post-retirement insurance benefits.
    • Submit your resignation online through Employee Self Service with Saint Paul Public Schools.  You will find the link on the Home Page under Employee Forms