Council/Region Trainings & Retirement Workshops 2020-21

VALIC Retirement Workshops:

  •  Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 - Pension Plan Overview and Retirement Preparation. Virtual Workshop - Click HERE to register!     See Workshop details below:

Do you have questions about your Washington State pension plan or need assistance in determining if you are on track to retire when you want? Would you like to know how all the pieces of successful retirement planning fit together? Would you like to understand your DRS pension plan, Social Security, and health care options? Then sign up for this free workshop designed to address these and other essential questions, wherever you are in your career.

The seminar will help you understand your Washington State pension plan, identify your retirement goals, take advantage of your funding sources, and account for the effects of taxes and inflation in retirement. Sean and Seth will provide critical information to make informed decisions on the options available to you when planning for retirement.

Key topics:

  • TRS and SERS Plan 2 and Plan 3
  • 403(b), Roth 403(b) and 457(b)
  • Social Security
  • Retirement Health Care Options (Medicare, PEBB, VEBA)
  • Retirement income strategies and planning checklists

WEA-Retired Retirement Workshops

(For additional information or to RSVP to attend, please contact Karle Warren at  

WEA-Southeast is sponsoring a WEA-Retired Mini Pre-Retirement Seminar for those of who are looking toward retirement this year. This mini-seminar, offered in two parts, is geared specifically to get you out the door and on your way into retirement.
Unlike our usual seminars, this one is ONLY for those of you who have made the decision to retire this year and want support with the step-by-step process. 


Part 1 - Choice of two dates:

Monday, November 16th, 2020
Thursday, November 19th, 2020

4:30PM to 6:30PM Online/ZOOM Workshop
(Retirement Plans 1, 2, 3 and Social Security)

Part 1 - Choice of two dates

Thursday, February 18th, 2021
Thursday, February 25th, 2021

4:30PM to 6:30PM Online/ZOOM Workshop
(Healthcare, VEBA, etc.)

Plan to attend both parts (there will be homework between the two sessions).

• ONLINE/ZOOM Workshop
• ZOOM Link will be sent once registered.

How to Register:
You can register for these sessions by emailing Karle Warren directly (email at the top of this section). REGISTER EARLY, CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED!