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February 2014

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CALSTRS ANNUAL RETIREMENT PROGRESS REPORT GOING PAPERLESS H aw k i n g E AC H FA LL , the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) provides its members with an annual account statement, called the Retirement Progress Report. The report provides an overview of your CalSTRS benefits and account activity for the previous fiscal year. In 2014, CalSTRS will begin delivering all Retirement Progress Reports exclusively through its secure member website, myCalSTRS, unless you request to continue receiving it by mail. This change is due to recent legislation, AB 989, and will conserve environmental resources while reducing costs. Your report, as well as all past reports as far back as 2002, will be available to view at your convenience on myCalSTRS. If you don't already have a myCalSTRS account, it's easy to register: 1. Go to 2. Select Register Now and begin the guided process or watch the myCalSTRS Registration Guide presentation for step-by-step instructions. If you would like to continue receiving your report by mail, beginning Feb. 1, 2014, you can change your delivery preference by one of the following methods: 1. Log in to myCalSTRS and go to Settings, then Your Profile. Scroll down to the Preferences section and select Edit link next to the Notifications. Select the Retirement Progress Report check box to receive your report by mail. 2. Download the online Retirement Progress Report Delivery Prefer ence form at or call 800-228-5453 to request a form to be mailed to you. Contact Center agents are available 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Pacific Time), Monday through Friday. M A I L your completed form to: CalSTRS P.O. Box 15275, MS 81 Sacramento, CA 95851-0275 FA X your completed form to 916-414-5474. H A N D - D E L I V E R your completed form to a local CalSTRS benefits counseling office. For a listing of offices, visit CalSTRS must receive your request by June 16, 2014, to ensure you receive your 2014 Retirement Progress Report by mail. For additional information, visit Educator 02 Feb 2014 v2.1 int.indd 51 This is the intimate and revealing story of Stephen Hawking's life. Told for the first time in Hawking's own words and with unique access to his home and public life, this is a personal journey through Hawking's world. The audience joins him at home, under the care of his nursing team; in San Jose as he "wows" a packed theatre audience; in Silicon Valley as he meets a team of technicians who hope to speed up his communication system; and as he throws a party for family and friends. 90 minutes on 1 Disc ISBN No.: 9781608838721 Item No.: SHAB601 © 2014 PBS To purchase this DVD and other resources, please visit: or other authorized distributor sites. FEBRUARY 2014 51 1/27/14 3:52 PM

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