Retirement

  • AACPS Pre-Retirement Planning

    The Pre-Retirement Seminar originally scheduled for

    Saturday, March 28, has been cancelled

    In the fall and spring of each year, AACPS holds a program for employees who are considering retirement within the next three to five years.

    CANCELLED - Spring Program - March 28, 2020. 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Central Office - Board Room, 2644 Riva Rd., Annapolis, MD 21401

    An informative presentation regarding Estate Planning, Social Security and who at AACPS needs to enroll in Medicare.

    Fall Program - October 17, 2020. 8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. - Central Office - Board Room, 2644 Riva Rd. Annapolis, MD 21401

    A representative from the Maryland State Retirement Agency provides an informative presentation about MSRA benefits and the AACPS Office of Retirement provides information about applying for retiree healthcare benefits.

     

    The Maryland State Retirement Agency

    Pre-Retirement Seminars and Webinars

    These seminars, targeted to those eight years from retirement, are designed to help you plan for your retirement.  Seminars begin 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. For additional program information call Sarah Cullip at 443-840-1632 or email: scullip@ccbcmd.edu

    Registration Options: Call: 443-840-5059 or register online, click here Registration

    PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MARCH AND APRIL PRE-RETIREMENT SEMINARS OFFERED BY THE MARYLAND

    STATE RETIREMENT AGENCY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

    Date

    Location

    Course #

    Feb 26 (Wednesday)

     Prince George's RMS Building - Largo

    77754

    Mar 24 (Tuesday)

    CCBC, Owings Mills Center - Owings Mills

    77810

    Mar 26 (Thursday)

    Harford Community College - Bel Air 77795

    Mar 30 (Monday)

     Howard Community College - Gateway Campus - Columbia

    77800

    Apr 17 (Friday)

     Anne Arundel Health Department - Annapolis

    77797

    Apr 27 (Monday)

    Prince George's RMS Building - Largo

    77803

    May 12 (Tuesday)

    Towson University - Towson

    77828

    May 15 (Friday)

    CCBC, Catonsville Campus - Catonsville

    77181

    May 20 (Wednesday)

    Chesapeake College - Wye Mills

    77809

    May 28 (Thursday)

    Harford Community College - Bel Air

    77793

    June 12 (Friday)

    Eastern Shore Hospital Center - Cambridge

    77788

    Many more programs are scheduled throughout the state. To find more dates/locations click on the Registration link above and then click on "View the Seminar Schedule".

     

Retiring

  • In the year leading up to retirement, AACPS recommends the following steps:

    1.  Obtain an Estimate

    Complete and submit the State Form 9 Application for an Estimate of Service Retirement Allowance.  It can take six to 12 weeks to receive the results, depending on the time of year submitted. 

     

    2.  Attend an AACPS Retirement Information Program

    Please note that the March and April sessions have been cancelled

    Topics include timeline for retirement, eligibility, pension payment options, leave payout, post-retirement health coverage, continuation of life and Long Term Care insurance, and life insurance. Spouses are welcome.

    Programs are held 4:45-6:30 pm in the Board room at the Carol S. Parham Building at 2644 Riva Rd., Annapolis, MD 21401

    Register online at the United Talent Professional Development Platform

     

    Spring 2020 Program dates:

    February 11, 2020

    March 5, 2020 CANCELLED

    April 7, 2020 CANCELLED

    May 5, 2020

    Summer Session 2020 added due to popular demand: 

    July 30, 2020, 2-4 pm (note time change)

     

    3.  Attend an AACPS Retirement Forms Workshop

    Please note that the March and April sessions have been cancelled

    All required MSRPS forms are reviewed and explained, as well as required AACPS forms. Spouses are welcome.

    Programs are held 4:45-6:30 pm in the Board room at the Carol S. Parham Building at 2644 Riva Rd., Annapolis, MD 21401

    Register online at the United Talent Professional Development Platform

     

    Spring 2020 Program Dates:

    January 23, 2020

    February 25, 2020

    March 19, 2020 CANCELLED

    April 20, 2020 CANCELLED

    May 12, 2020 

     

    4.  Complete all necessary MSRPS and AACPS forms and submit them at a Forms Open House event.

    Please note that the March session has been cancelled

    Completed forms are reviewed during an individual meeting with the employee, and collected for submission to the Retirement Agency.  Spouses are welcome.

    Open House events are held 3:00-5:00 pm at the Carol S. Parham Building at 2644 Riva Rd., Annapolis, MD 21401. Registration is not necessary. Employees are called to sit individually with a staff member to review all forms, answer any questions, and submit first retiree healthcare payment by check. A Notary will be available.  Complete packets will be collected for AACPS to finalize and submit to the Agency.

     

    Spring Open House dates:

    February 27, 2020

    March 26, 2020 CANCELLED

    April 30, 2020 (check back for further announcements)

    May 18, 2020,

    May 21, 2020

    May 28, 2020 

    Sign in at Reception desk and take a seat in the lobby.

    Employees are called to meet with a retirement office staff member in the order on the sign-in sheet.

Contacts

  • Human Resources Office of Retirement

    410-222-5224

    1-800-909-4882 (within U.S. only)

    retirement@aacps.org

     

    Social Security Administration

    185 Harry Truman Parkway, Suite 114

    Annapolis, MD 21401

    Phone: 1-888-840-0684

    TTY: 1-800-325-0778

     

    Maryland State Retirement Agency

    410-625-5555

    1-800-492-5909

     

    Anne Arundel Dept. of Aging and Disabilities

    1. Heritage Complex – Bldg 2666, 2666 Riva Rd., Annapolis, MD 21401

    2. 7320 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

    Telephone for both locations: 410-222-4257