Go to the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan main homepage
Skip to main content

What’s New

Early Career Teacher

Upcoming virtual presentations

March 17, 2021 - Learn about one of your most important financial assets: your pension

Topics Active Member, Early Career Teacher, Mid-Career Teacher, Retirement

What’s in the cards for your career?

October 22, 2019 - We’ve been listening to new teachers and are offering a few tricks that just may prove to be aces up your sleeve while you navigate your new career.

Topics Credit, Early Career Teacher, Occasional Teacher, Personalized Service, Survivor Benefits

Sparking bright lights

February 16, 2017 - Swapping a career in theatre to teach kids with autism

Topics Active Member, Credit, Early Career Teacher, Occasional Teacher, Personalized Service

Switching keys

February 05, 2016 - A second-career teacher talks about his first long-term occasional (LTO) placement.

Topics Active Member, Career Events, Early Career Teacher, Occasional Teacher, Plan Membership

Changing plans

September 28, 2015 - Alicja Reynolds and her husband figured that five years would give them plenty of time to establish their careers and build a foundation on which to start a family.

Topics Active Member, Buybacks, Early Career Teacher

Supply and demand

October 24, 2013 - Every day that an occasional teacher works counts toward a retirement benefit.

Topics Active Member, Credit, Early Career Teacher

New paths

January 21, 2013 - Second-career teachers often grapple with the financial consequences of their decision to switch to a career in education. Knowing your options when you join Teachers’ can help you maximize your credit in the plan.

Topics Active Member, Credit, Early Career Teacher, Plan Membership

Occasional teaching and your pension

June 13, 2012 - New teachers often start their career as occasional teachers. We explore three common questions they have about their pension plan.

Topics Credit, Early Career Teacher, Plan Membership