Members should contact the Division of Retirement and Benefits with the State to schedule an interview with a retirement counselor. doa.alaska.gov/drb/help/contactus.html#.WIZg_Fw6YwY
If you were hired on or after July 1, 2006, your are Tier III TRS. Read this important article.
Retire Rehire? The letter below describes the new rules for coming back to work for the District after you retire. Failing to comply with these rules could result in penalties against the teacher.
Below is a simple chart describing the different tiers in TRS and information on calculating service credit.
To Schedule an appointment with a retirement counselor or attend a retirement seminar, please follow this link
Because teachers and other state employees in Alaska don't pay into Social Security, any benefit from Social Security based on previous employment may be affected. Make sure you understand the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO). For the best information you will want to contact the Social Security Administration.