Retired Members


Retired Members

After dedicating your teaching career to the students of the City of Chicago, your retirement should be all about you. CTPF is dedicated to providing our retired members with a secure retirement benefit and the information you need to be able to enjoy your retirement to its fullest.


CTPF Retiree Benefits

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.


Initiating Pension Payment

When retiring from CPS or a Charter School, there are several steps that need to be taken to initiate payment of your CTPF pension.

Overview Shontrese King

Health Insurance

The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund (CTPF) is pleased to offer health insurance benefits to retirees, survivors, and their eligible dependents. Learn more about eligibility requirements, the enrollment process, available plans, and more below, or download the Health Insurance Handbook for complete health insurance information.


Open Enrollment Central

The 2020 Open Enrollment Period for health insurance will be October 1- October 31, 2019. Plan changes made during Open Enrollment become effective January 1, 2020.

All health plans offered in 2019 will be offered in 2020. Members currently enrolled in CTPF plans DO NOT need to take any action to stay enrolled.

New in 2020

Find a summary of 2020 Plan changes and updates here.

Plan Enhancements for the UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO