Education

NHRS regularly schedules online webinars and in-person sessions at our Concord office and various locations throughout the state.

Note: Live events are currently suspended due to COVID-19 outbreak.

Members, Retirees and Employers can also access recorded slideshows on various topics on demand.

Members

  • Webinars
    • Group I and Group II Member Education Sessions
      NHRS offers retirement education sessions throughout the state to members who are not yet retired. During this general information program, members of all ages and in various stages of their career will be provided with information about NHRS benefits, including an overview of NHRS as a defined benefit plan; service, early, disability, and vested deferred retirement; pre-retirement and post-retirement death benefits; and other important aspects of NHRS retirement benefits. Please note that personalized account information, pension estimates, and information about retiree health insurance are not offered during these sessions.

      Learning About Your Retirement Plan – New NHRS Members
      Congratulations on becoming a member of NHRS. We realize that thinking about retirement may not be at the top of your to-do list at this stage in your career, but we encourage you to take a little time to understand the advantages of your NHRS membership and the benefits available to you or your loved ones. This webinar is for members that are new to the retirement system. Here we have put together many commonly asked questions to help you learn about your retirement plan.

      I’m Vested…Now What? – Mid-Career Members
      Congratulations on becoming vested for your pension. You may be asking yourself...now what? We have put together this webinar to help you understand what benefits you may now qualify for as a vested member and why being vested is such a milestone for you in your path to retirement.

      NHRS Lunch and Learn: Getting Ready for Retirement – Members Close to Retirement
      Congratulations on becoming vested for your pension. You may be asking yourself...now what? We have put together this webinar to help you understand what benefits you may now qualify for as a vested member and why being vested is such a milestone for you in your path to retirement.

      Check out our events listings to find and register for a session

  • In-Person Presentations
    • Group I and Group II Member Education Sessions
      NHRS offers retirement education sessions throughout the state to members who are not yet retired. During this general information program, members of all ages and in various stages of their career will be provided with information about NHRS benefits, including an overview of NHRS as a defined benefit plan; service, early, disability, and vested deferred retirement; pre-retirement and post-retirement death benefits; and other important aspects of NHRS retirement benefits. Please note that personalized account information, pension estimates, and information about retiree health insurance are not offered during these sessions.

      Check out our events listings to find and register for a session
  • Recorded Presentations

    Life of a Member Presentations

    Every member has his or her own retirement story. Journey along with four NHRS members through their careers and retirement. These stories are meant to illustrate some of the interactions you will have with NHRS on your journey and help you better understand the retirement process.

    Note: These presentations are posted on YouTube. They will open in a new browser window.

    Employers

    • Webinars and In-Person Presentations
      • Employer presentations are geared toward individuals involved in payroll and/or human resources. 

        Employer Audit

        General overview of employer information including: member enrollment; salary continuance; part-time employment of NHRS retirees; earnable compensation; termination forms; and common issues found during employer audits. Different sessions are offered for political subdivision employers and school employers.

        Employer Reporting (all employers)

        Information and training on the reporting of active member wages and contributions and retiree hours and compensation including: navigating the DRS, clearing exceptions, remitting payments; and penalties for late or incorrect reporting.

        Note: These sessions are offered both as separate, one-hour events and as a two-hour combination presentation.

        Check out our events listings to find and register for a session

    Retirees

    General Information

    • Recorded Presentations
      • Note: These presentations are posted on YouTube. They will open in a new browser window.