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2020 Open Enrollment Resources
Join or change plans October 1-31, 2019

The 2020 Open Enrollment Period for CTPF Retiree Health Insurance ends October 31, 2019. During this time, eligible retired members can enroll for the first time, add a dependent, or change a health insurance plan. Changes made during Open Enrollment become effective January 1, 2020. CTPF offers several resources for members who need information about 2020 plan changes and choices. 

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2019 Pensioner Election Update
Voting Now Open in Pensioner Trustee Election

CTPF will hold an election to fill three (3) Pensioner Trustee positions on the Board of Trustees. Pensioners receiving a service, reciprocal, or disability pension from CTPF as of October 1, 2019, are eligible to vote in the election.

Certified Candidates

Candidates are listed in random order. Click a name for bio information.

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2019 CTPF Board of Trustees Election Update
The CTPF Pensioner election will be conducted and the Teacher and Principal/Administrator elections are cancelled

The nomination period for the CTPF’s 2019 Trustee Elections closed on October 1, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.

Pensioner Trustee Election

Five candidates applied for three (3) Pensioner Trustee positions. An election will be held to fill three open positions, with voting from October 18-November 7, 2019. Pensioners receiving a service, reciprocal, or disability pension from CTPF as of October 1, 2019, are eligible to vote in the election.

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Reminder: Return to Work Changes Effective July 1, 2019

The Illinois Pension Code provides that a CTPF retiree may return to work as a temporary and non-annual employee for the Chicago Board of Education and/or Chicago charter schools (Employer) under certain limited circumstances. PA 101-0340 passed during the 101st General Assembly, effective July 1, 2019:

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Open Enrollment Webinar Registration is Now Open

CTPF offers webinars and seminars which provide an overview of 2020 health plan choices, changes, and costs, and include question and answer sessions following the presentations.

Registration for all webinars is now available. Registration is required. Click the links below to register.

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Labor Day Office Closing

CTPF will close in observance of the Labor Day Holiday at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 30, and will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Find a complete list of public meetings, events, and observed holidays on the calendar page. 

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2020 Health Insurance Open Enrollment

The 2020 Open Enrollment Period for CTPF Retiree Health Insurance will run from October 1-31, 2019. During this time, retiree members can enroll for the first time, add a dependent, or change a health insurance plan. Changes made during Open Enrollment become effective January 1, 2020.

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Town Hall Webinar Available Online
Recorded version of August 21, 2019, webinar now available

Nearly 300 members registered for a Town Hall Webinar, conducted by CTPF Deputy Executive Director Mary Cavallaro and CTPF Chief Benefits Officer Rosemary Ihejirika on Wednesday, August 21, 2019.  The program featured an update and overview of the Fund and its operations.

Members who missed the live webinar can view a recorded version here

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Angela Miller-May

Miller-May Named Top 30 Public Pension Chief Investment Officers

Congratulations to CTPF Chief Investment Officer Angela Miller-May who has been named to Trusted Insight’s 2019 Top 30 List of Public Pension Chief Investment Officers.

Chief Investment officers and their respective teams manage billions in financial assets. The Top 30 List, produced annually, highlights long-term investment leaders who apply their experience and expertise to navigate markets and produce stable, consistent results.

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CTPF Town Hall Webinar Registration Available

Please join CTPF Deputy Executive Director Mary Cavallaro, CTPF Chief Benefits Officer Rosemary Ihejirika, and CTPF staff members on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 12:00 p.m for a Town Hall Webinar.

The program will offer a quarterly update and overview of your Pension Fund. Topics include a financial update, Trustee Elections, and a review of important dates and information for 2020 Health Insurance Open Enrollment for retirees.

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CTPF Board of Trustees Elections

The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund (CTPF) is governed by a 12-member Board of Trustees. Trustees include six trustees elected by the active teacher membership, one trustee elected by the active principals and administrators, three trustees elected by the retired membership, and two trustees appointed by the Board of Education.

2019 Open Positions

This fall, CTPF will hold elections for the following positions:

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CTPF Town Hall Webinar Registration Available

Please join CTPF Deputy Executive Director Mary Cavallaro, CTPF Chief Benefits Officer Rosemary Ihejirika, and CTPF staff members on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 12:00 p.m for a Town Hall Webinar.

The program will offer a quarterly update and overview of your Pension Fund. Topics include a financial update, Trustee Elections, and a review of important dates and information for 2020 Health Insurance Open Enrollment for retirees.

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Return to Work Changes Effective July 1, 2019

August 9, 2019, Governor Pritzker signed SB 1584, now Public Act 101-0340, which increases the number of days per school year that a retired Chicago teacher can return to service without impacting retirement status from 100 to 120. The bill is effective July 1, 2019.