The Value of Membership

"Membership makes me a better business leader for my district. I’m able to connect with colleagues, participate in outstanding professional development, stay informed, and reap the benefits of the vast resources ASBO International offers."
Christi Schaefbauer, Mandan School District, North Dakota
Member since 2010

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ASBO International Strategic Partner

For more than half a century, VALIC has served as a leading retirement plan provider for K–12 schools and school districts, as well as for higher education, healthcare, government, and other not-for-profit institutions. As of December 31, 2013, VALIC has more than $85 billion in total assets under management and manages plans for nearly 25,000 organizations serving nearly 2 million plan participants.

VALIC is one of ASBO International's longest-standing partners, steadfastly supporting the association at the highest sponsorship level every year for over 10 years. VALIC was the first sponsor of the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting and remains committed to its success. ASBO International members have benefited from VALIC's expertise in all aspects of retirement plans, including innovative investment options, employer plans, and financial planning. VALIC has developed comprehensive programs that educate participants and the varied factors associated with retirement planning.

Read about K–12 retirement plan consortium structures.

Explore VALIC’s materials for 403(b) plan guidance in our resource center.