Review your first paycheck! Sign into the OCDE Employee Information System to see your paystub.
Make sure you are on the right place in the Salary Schedule. You can view the Salary Schedules here.
Familiarize yourself with your Employer Paid Benefits (Health Benefits) and Voluntary Employee Deductions (403b Plan)
If you have any questions regarding your paycheck, you can contact your payroll specialist:
Send an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
As a California educator, you are a member of the largest U.S. teachers' retirement fund and one of the largest pension systems in the country. From day one you want to make sure you are building for retirement. Your STRS Contributions will be reflected on your paystubs.
ASTA recommends you set up a 403(b)/457 plan!
Do some research on the differences between the plans utilizing CTAInvest.org
Member Benefits and Privileges
When you join ASTA, you are also joining CTA and NEA! Upon enrollment you will get a CTA card in your mailbox. You can contact the ASTA office to find out what your CTA# is, if you haven't received your CTA card.
You will immediately want to register with CTA and NEA!
Make Your Voice Heard
Our priority is to communicate important events, information, and issues with you! ASTA communicates with our members in many ways:
We also want to hear from you!
Know Your Contract
Read your contract so you know your contractual rights. You can find the latest contract here. You can also email the Bargaining Chair with questions and concerns.
If you believe your administrator is not following the contract, reach out to your site representative - they are here to help you with concerns or issues you are having at your site. Find out who your site representatives are here.