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Retirement Plans

Pensions Plans

CalPERS - California Public Employees Retirement System          
     PERS Website

CalSTRS - California State Teachers Retirement System                    
     STRS Website 

Alternative Retirement Plan

3121 Plan

The 3121 Plan is a savings program for employees who are not eligible to participate in the State Employees' Retirement System. 

For more information on the 3121 Plan, please visit the following link below:

3121 Plan Overview and FAQ

For assistance adding or changing a beneficiary, please contact the SchoolsFirst Plan Administration below:

SchoolsFirst Plan Administration
800-462-8328 ext. 4727
Email at

NOTE:  The GCCCD PEAR Plan investment has been transitioned to the San Diego County Schools 3121 Retirement Plan.


403(b) and 457(b) Retirement Savings Plans

The District also offers participation in other retirement savings plans.  Employees interested in savings more towards retirement are encouraged to contact the retirement plan counselor below.  With the current volatility in the market, now is an even better time to ensure you understand your options and how to continue to remain on track. 

403(b) and 457(b) Program Highlights

Workday Instructions: Add Contributions and Retirement Savings

Retirement Plan Advisor

Virtual meeting link -

These plans are offered by Fringe Benefits Consortium.
FBC Retire



Last Updated: 03/24/2022
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