OKLAHOMA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS RETIREMENT
We know that you have dedicated countless hours to improving outcomes for our students, and we value every minute you have committed to Oklahoma City Public Schools. When it comes time for retirement, we're here to support you and make the transition as smooth as possible.
The first step to retirement is to contact Oklahoma Teacher Retirement system at least six months before your date of retirement. You can call Oklahoma Teacher Retirement System at 405-521-2387 or toll-free at 1-877-738-6365.
- Steps to Retire
- Click here for a timeline for retirement forms Retirement Timeline
- Pre-Retirement Seminar Schedule
Can I keep my insurance after separating from the District?
You will need to contact the Employee Group Insurance Department (EGID) to continue your insurance after separating from the district by calling 405-717-8780 or toll-free at 1-800-752-9475 Option 1. You have thirty (30) days from your retirement date to enroll in insurance. You can find information about insurance after separating from the district by viewing their website. Click here: https://omes.ok.gov/services/employees-group-insurance-division/Planning-for-your-Insurance-Needs-at-Retirement
Depending on your circumstance, there are several ways to keep your insurance when you separate from the district:
Paying Monthly Premiums During Retirement - If you have worked for Oklahoma City Public Schools for 10 years or more, your current insurance may be available to you after separating from the district through the state of Oklahoma. You are required to complete enrollment forms to continue your current insurance through retirement.
- Retirement Insurance Seminar Schedule
- Presentation on planning your retirement insurance needs:
- Guide for Planning your insurance needs:
- Retirement insurance forms:
- 2020 Medicare Supplement Option Guide
COBRA - Allows most employees to maintain group health insurance and take over paying their own premiums after a separation. A COBRA packet will be mailed to you within 14 days from the date you are seperated from employment with Oklahoma City Public Schools.