The Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) is a defined benefit retirement plan which provides a lifetime retirement benefit to vested members who meet minimum age and service requirements. For detailed information about retirement benefits and eligibility requirements, download the Your CTPF Pension information sheet.
A disability pension may be payable in the event of permanent disability with certain qualifications and service requirements. Download the Understanding Disability Benefits information sheet for information about the two types of disability benefits offered by CTPF and how to apply for disability.
CTPF is pleased to offer health insurance benefits to retirees, survivors, and their eligible dependents. Learn more about our health insurance plans, eligibility requirements, the enrollment process, and more in the Health Insurance section.
Survivor & Death Benefits
The survivor and death benefits provided by CTPF are an important part of a family's financial future. If you are aware of the death of a CTPF member, please contact Member Services, 312.641.4464, to report the death of the member so CTPF can begin the process of paying any benefits due. Visit Survivor & Death Benefits for more information.