Early Career Teacher
September 29, 2016 - Information to help start your teaching career
June 22, 2016 - Three things occasional teachers need to know
February 05, 2016 - A second-career teacher talks about his first long-term occasional (LTO) placement.
October 26, 2015 - Follow Hope the Hedgehog on a journey to explore how inflation protection contributes to your pension plan’s sustainability.
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.
September 17, 2015 - We know retirement isn't around the corner for you, but we're here throughout your career to help you maximize what will likely become your largest financial asset.
June 29, 2015 - If you're just starting your career and working on an occasional basis, teaching summer school could provide a good boost to your pension.
May 22, 2015 - Two years ago we met Sedannia D'Amico, an occasional teacher working day-to-day. We caught up with her to see how her career has unfolded and how her pension has affected the decisions she's made along the way.
February 25, 2015 - Michelle wanted to consolidate her pension assets into one plan. We have a transfer agreement with the teachers’ pension plan in Quebéc (CARRA), so transferring the service she’s accumulated in our plan to CARRA was a straight forward process.
October 24, 2013 - Every day that an occasional teacher works counts toward a retirement benefit.
October 17, 2013 - Classtime, our newest mobile app, helps occasional teachers keep track of where and when they worked, as well as when they get paid. You can download it for free on Google Play and on the App Store.
September 19, 2013 - iAccess Web's pension calculator even more accessible to new teachers.
September 12, 2013 - Learn about transferring credit from another provincial plan to OTPP.
September 05, 2013 - By exploring transfer options, new members can build credit in the plan.
June 20, 2013 - Tips and tricks to help occasional teachers use the pension calculator.
April 02, 2013 - Our "You Asked Us…" video series, based on our popular newsletter feature, is now available on Facebook, in Pension News Online's video section, and in iAccess Web.
February 14, 2013 - There are two problems with members designating spouses as beneficiaries.
February 07, 2013 - Ontario Teachers’ Federation and the Ontario government, which co-sponsor the Teachers’ pension plan, have agreed to eliminate the 2012 pension funding shortfall, mainly by changing how inflation protection is calculated after members retire.
January 25, 2013 - Everyone's career is different. For some, teaching is the only career they’ll know. For others, like second-career teachers, teaching is a path they start down later in life.
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.