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ALL PERSONNEL EMPLOYED ON A REGULAR BASIS FOR AT LEAST ONE-HALF OF THE NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE AND MEMBERS OF THE TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF TEXAS (TRS).  SUBSTITUTES NOT RECEIVING TRS SERVICE RETIREMENT BENEFITS WHO WORK AT LEAST 90 DAYS A YEAR ARE ALSO ELIGIBLE FOR TRS MEMBERSHIP AND TO PURCHASE A YEAR OF CREDITABLE SERVICE.  TRS PROVIDES MEMBERS WITH AN ANNUAL STATEMENT OF THEIR ACCOUNT SHOWING ALL DEPOSITS AND THE TOTAL ACCOUNT BALANCE FOR THE YEAR ENDING AUGUST 31, AS WELL AS AN ESTIMATE OF THEIR RETIREMENT BENEFITS.  
HELPFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS & CONTACTS 
 
Teacher Retirement System of Texas
1-800-223-8778 or 512-542-6400
www.trs.state.tx.us
1000 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701-2698
TRS-Active Care Customer Service
1-866-355-5999
8 am to 8 pm, M-F
www.trs.state.tx.us/trs-activecare
Precertification 1-800-441-9188, 7:30 am to 8 pm, M-F