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Retirement Benefits

Retirement Benefits

District employees are eligible for Deferred Compensation Plans and, if qualified, a defined benefit pension plan either from the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System  (CalPERS).
California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS)

California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS)

CalSTRS provides retirement, disability, and survivor benefits for full-time and part-time California public school educators.
The CalSTRS website allows you to download and print current CalSTRS forms and publications.  Forms highlighted with red text can be filled out online before you print them.
CalSTRS Telephone Counseling
CalSTRS now offers telephone appointments with counselors at their headquarters in Sacramento.  These appointments are available during regular business hours, as well as on evenings and Saturdays.  If you would like to schedule a telephone appointment, please call CalSTRS at (800) 228-5453.
Contact CalSTRS
California State Teachers Retirement System
P.O. Box 15275
Sacramento, CA 95851-0275
(800) 228-5453
California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)

California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)

CalPERS builds retirement and health security for California state, school, and public agency members. We manage the largest public pension fund in the US.
Individual counseling services and workshops are available for its members through the CalPERS regional offices. To speak to a CalPERS representative, call toll-free (888) CalPERS (225-7377). Estimates of retirement benefits and general information may also be obtained through the CalPERS website
Contact CalPERS
California Public Employees Retirement System
P.O. Box 15275
Sacramento, CA 95851-0275
(888) CalPERS (225-7377)
CalPERS Glendale Regional Office
655 North Central
Glendale, CA 91203
(888) 225-7377
Deferred Compensation Plans

Deferred Compensation Plans

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Corning Union Elementary School District partners with Envoy Plan Services to offer 403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuity Plans to eligible employees in order to help save for retirement.  
Employees may make voluntary elective deferrals to the 403(b) Plan.  Participants are fully vested in their voluntary contributions and earnings at all times.  the IRS imposes a limit on the amount participants may contribute each year.  
Getting Started:
  • Logon to
  • Click onto Client Center; then Click onto your State, County, and Employer.
  • You are now on your Employer’s home page on the Envoy website.
  • Step 1:
    • Enrolling with a 403(b) Provider Providers and forms currently available in the Plan are listed on the
    • Locate the provider of your choice from the list on your Employer’s home page. (Contact information is listed for each approved provider.)
    • Contact the provider directly to request enrollment forms and instructions and work directly with the provider to complete their enrollment process. (Envoy Plan Services will not accept Provider enrollment forms).
  • Step 2:
    • Establish Salary Reduction Agreement (SRA) After you have established your 403(b) account, you will need to submit a completed SRA to Envoy in order to begin your payroll deduction contributions.
    • Downloadable SRA Form
    • Online SRA Form:
      • go to Envoy’s website at
      • Click on the Online SRA button at the top right of the page.
      • This user-friendly system will guide you through the process of submitting a new Salary Reduction Agreement or amending an existing Salary Reduction Agreement.