Educational Opportunities
The Traditional Pension Plan (Groups A & B)

Who should use this information?

This page contains educational information intended for members in groups A & B who will reach retirement eligibility within 5 years.


Recorded Presentations

In-person seminars

Ready to Retire Pension and Ready to Retire Health Care – These presentations are for those in Group A and B and are given back-to-back at the OPERS education seminars.

During these presentations you will learn about the retirement application process and the tools and resources available to help you with your retirement decisions. You will also learn about important changes to Ohio retirement law and OPERS health care that may impact your retirement benefits.

You will learn:

Registering for an Educational Opportunities Seminar

You can register for OPERS seminars in two different ways:

Online Account

You can register online with your Online Account. Once logged in click on “Tools and Resources” and then on “Seminars and Counseling” to select a seminar.


You can also register for a seminar by calling OPERS at 1-800-222-7377

Education Seminar Schedule
Westlake 06/20/2017 1 pm
Eastgate 07/11/2017 1 pm
Zanesville 07/18/2017 1 pm
Strongsville 07/25/2017 6 pm
Strongsville 07/26/2017 2 pm
Beavercreek 08/08/2017 1 pm
OPERS 08/22/2017 6 pm
OPERS 08/23/2017 2 pm
Findlay 08/29/2017 1 pm
Akron 09/11/2017 6 pm
Akron 09/12/2017 2 pm
Boardman 09/18/2017 6 pm
Boardman 09/19/2017 2 pm
West Chester 09/26/2017 1 pm
Mentor 10/03/2017 1 pm
Toledo 10/10/2017 6 pm
Toledo 10/11/2017 2 pm
Lima 10/16/2017 1 pm
Independence 10/31/2017 6 pm
Independence 11/01/2017 2 pm
Worthington 11/07/2017 6 pm
Worthington 11/08/2017 2 pm
Bellville 11/28/2017 1 pm