Vermont State Teachers' Retirement System (VSTRS)

The Vermont State Teachers' Retirement System (VSTRS) is the public pension plan provided by the State of Vermont for State teachers. It was created in 1947 and is governed by Vermont Statute Title 16, Chapter 55.The membership as of June 30, 2013 is:

  • 10,101 active
  • 2,322 inactive
  • 751 terminated vested
  • 7,743 retired
NOTICE: Learn more about changes to teachers' retirement pension benefits and access to health care coverage in retirement effective July 1, 2010.
 

Learn More About Specific Group Plans

  • Group A for public school teachers employed within the State of Vermont prior to July 1, 1981 and elected to remain in Group A.
  • Group C for public school teachers employed within the State of Vermont on or after July 1, 1990. If you were hired before July 1, 1990 and were in Group B on July 1, 1990, you are now in Group C.
  • 403(b) Plan, a Deferred Compensation supplemental retirement savings program for employees of Vermont's public school districts.

 

Board of Trustees Meeting Notices, Agenda and Minutes

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the administration of the benefits and record keeping for the membership. Learn who your VSTRS board members are and get details on upcoming meeting dates and minutes. More