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Intro to Defined Contribution Retirement Plan, PERS Tier 4 and TRS Tier 3

The interactive session covers this hybrid retirement plan and includes information about the defined contribution account, financial advice services, retiree insurance plans, Health Reimbursement Arrangement, occupational disability, eligibility, vesting, investment options, distribution and additional resources available.

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Members who first entered PERS or TRS on or after July 1, 2006:


Members are invited to attend a seminar by the State of Alaska, Division of Retirement and Benefits. The seminar will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at the Anchorage School District, Education Center, Board Room, 5530 East Northern Lights Blvd.


Due to the limited seating, reservations are required.


Immediately after, EMPOWER Retirement Services will be giving an enrollment and information seminar for your optional retirement plans, covering both 403(b) and 457(b) plans.



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Spring Grants List

The spring grants list is now available. This is where you can find grant opportunities for schools and classrooms. 

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Since 1989, ASD schools and programs have won more than $139 million in competitive grants. Many grants come from government, foundation, and corporate sources. Read the procedures and requirements for writing and managing a grant before applying. These documents are located on the Grants web page.


Editor's note: ASD employees are required to notify the Grants Office if you intend to apply for a grant. You are also required to send a copy of your proposal and let the Grants Office know the outcome. Contact Karen Karsnia via email or at 742-4468 if you have questions or need help with your proposal.




* These links are available only to employees connected to the district's network.



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