15 employees reported this benefit
The retirement ends up being about 3000 a year which is fairly reasonable, especially if you are a beginning teacher. I had accumulated about a 3rd of that at a private school.
The pension plan is changing and the burden of costs is being placed on the employee, but that is true throughout most current pension plans. Still, the concept of the pension plan is a grand American Dream that is fading fast from the worker's landscape. Grab it before it disappears. It is a most pleasant feeling knowing you will pay a certain amount each month for the rest of your life after working for 25 to 30 years.
Some complications occured between the county and the company - a little unorganized with the investments