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Mission Statement

The Board of Trustees and the employees of the Public School Employees Retirement System (System) serve the members and stakeholders of the System by: 

  • Providing timely and accurate payment of benefits.
  • Maintaining a financially sound System.
  • Prudently investing the assets of the System.
  • Clearly communicating members and employers rights and responsibilities, and
  • Effectively managing the resources of the System.  

Updated 10/28/2008

Originally Adopted:  May 25, 2000 

Amend:  12/09/2005, ____________

 


Vision

We will provide our membership the outstanding level of service they deserve and desire when and where they want it.

 


Values

As employees of the Public School Employees' Retirement System working together towards fulfilling our mission to serve our members, we live by the following values:

Integrity

Above all else, we are fully committed to personal and professional integrity.  We believe that openness and honesty are fundamental to PSERS' success.  We are guided by what is ethical and right.  We accept responsibility and are fully accountable for our work.

Respect

All individuals deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.  We are committed to creating an environment where everyone can expect fair treatment and civility.  It is the responsibility of each individual to recognize and value the differences and contribution of others.

Trust

We must be trustworthy, both individually and as an organization.  We value reliability, dependability, and dedication.  We strive to maintain the integrity of the System, and work diligently so that members can rely on us to provide the benefits and services to which they are entitled.

Continuous Improvement

We commit to continuous improvement.  Each employee is responsible for constantly looking for ways to increase productivity and improve the quality and level of member services.

Teamwork

The cooperative spirit with which we function as a team focuses our efforts towards making the best decisions possible.  While we value the ability of each individual to provide a unique perspective, it is the commitment and contributions of all employees working together in unified support of the Agency direction that determines our success.