Plan Membership

Occasional and new teachers

May 29, 2017 - Every bit of classroom time counts towards your pension

Topics Credit, Occasional Teacher, Plan Membership

Can I invest more in the plan?

April 28, 2016 - You asked us why you can't make voluntary additional contributions to OTPP. Get the answer here.

Topics Active Member, Contributions, Plan Membership, Retirement

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

Understanding inflation

October 26, 2015 - Follow Hope the Hedgehog on a journey to explore how inflation protection contributes to your pension plan’s sustainability.

Topics Active Member, Early Career Teacher, Inflation, Late Career Teacher, Mid-Career Teacher, Plan Membership, Retired Member

New kid in school

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.

Topics Active Member, Early Career Teacher, Plan Membership

Transferring to La Belle Province

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.

Topics Active Member, Early Career Teacher, Late Career Teacher, Leaving Teaching, Mid-Career Teacher, Plan Membership

Celebrating 25 years

February 09, 2015 - This year marks 25 years since the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan evolved from the Teachers' Superannuation Commission.

Topics Active Member, Plan Membership, Retired Member

How well do you know your pension plan?

November 13, 2014 - In honour of financial literacy month, we compiled a list of some of the top ten pension terms. Read on to see how many you know.

Topics Active Member, Plan Membership, Retired Member

Tracy Abel promoted to Senior Vice-President, Member Services

November 10, 2014 - The Vice-President of Client Services has a new role.

Topics Active Member, Plan Membership, Retired Member

In conversation with Ron Mock, President and CEO, Teachers'

January 27, 2014 - We sat down for an exclusive interview with our new President and CEO, Ron Mock.

Topics Active Member, Plan Membership, Retired Member

Driving the economy

November 25, 2013 - A recent study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) provides some thought-provoking information about Canadian retirees with defined benefit (DB) pensions.

Topics Active Member, Contributions, Investments, Plan Membership, Retired Member, Retirement, Taxes

Coast-to-coast transfers

September 12, 2013 - Learn about transferring credit from another provincial plan to OTPP.

Topics Active Member, Early Career Teacher, Plan Membership

Kick start your pension

September 05, 2013 - By exploring transfer options, new members can build credit in the plan.

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

Your life with Teachers'

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.

Topics Active Member, Career Events, Early Career Teacher, Life Events, Mid-Career Teacher, Plan Membership

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

Summer building blocks

July 26, 2012 - We explore the potential ways that teaching summer school may affect your pension.

Topics Active Member, Credit, Early Career Teacher, Late Career Teacher, Mid-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

Fast facts on service

June 01, 2012 - Learn some of the interesting facts behind the great service Teachers' strives to deliver.

Topics Personalized Service, Plan Membership

Study finds we're increasingly living beyond age 75

June 01, 2012 - Research shows the "premature" death rate of Canadians has dropped drastically since the 1970s, thanks to medical advances and injury reduction.

Topics Funding, Plan Membership