Educational OpportunitiesThe 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

Ready to Retire Seminar Schedule
Location Date Time
Strongsville 01/09/2018 6 pm
Strongsville 01/10/2018 2 pm
Columbus Hilliard 01/23/2018 6 pm
Columbus Hilliard 01/24/2018 2 pm
West Chester 01/30/2018 1 pm
Toledo 02/13/2018 6 pm
Toledo 02/14/2018 2 pm
Akron 02/27/2018 6 pm
Akron 02/28/2018 2 pm
Independence 03/06/2018 6 pm
Independence 03/07/2018 2 pm
Athens 03/13/2018 6 pm
Athens 03/14/2018 2 pm
Westlake 03/20/2018 6 pm
Westlake 03/21/2018 2 pm
Beavercreek 03/27/2018 1 pm