To prevent the spread of COVID-19, all seminars will be
held solely as webinars until further notice.
Planning for your future is important, but sometimes it’s hard to
know where or when to start. We offer webinars to help you plan
for retirement during your early, mid, and/or late career. If you
want to know more about your ACERA retirement and how it
works, attend a webinar.
However, if you are already familiar with the retirement system,
and are ready to submit retirement paperwork, visit our Applying to Retire page.
New Employee / Mid-Career Webinar (2.5 hours)
For new employees and mid-career members wanting to plan for
You will learn about:
How to start your retirement preparation now
How to utilize a 457(b) account to supercharge
your retirement savings while lowering your taxes now—guest
experts from the Deferred Compensation Program will tell you how
Your benefits as an ACERA member
Your options are if you leave employment
Reciprocity with other agencies, service credit purchases,
Deferred Compensation 457(b) Retirement Readiness Post Session
Starts Directly After Pre-Retirement Webinar
Experts from the Deferred Compensation Program will tell you how
you can utilize a 457(b) account to supercharge your retirement
savings while lowering your income taxes. Learn about catch up
payments you can make leading up to retirement. Find out about
how you need to take disbursements from your 457(b) account after
Please Note: The explanation of limits on
vacation pay in the Highest Average Monthly Salary calculation
changed on June 18, 2021 making all of our past
Pre-Retirement webinars outdated. We’ve edited the May 2021 video
to remove the outdated information. We will update this page with
a new video as soon as we can.