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ANNUAL INFORMATIONAL RETIREMENT MEETING

The annual informational meeting for those considering retirement was last held on January 14, 2020.  The meeting was streamed live on YouTube and is available in its entirety below.  The agenda consisted of:

  • Welcome
  • A message from the Hamilton County Retired Teachers Association 
  • Jeff Flowers from TCRS/Empower Retirement (2:57 )
  • Krista Torrance and Lori Heffington from the Benefits Department of Hamilton County Schools (23:59)
  • Q&A Session (45:24)

The TCRS and benefits presentations are also provided here without narration as google slide presentations and PDFs.

POST RETIREMENT 

Employees retiring directly from active service with Hamilton County Department of Education and not entitled to Medicare by reason of age or disability may be eligible to continue medical health coverage with payment of the appropriate premiums.

The age and service time requirement to qualify is detailed in the attached documents.

Please contact Human Resources at (423) 498-7048 if you have questions regarding your service time with Hamilton County Department of Education or Chattanooga City Schools.

Please contact TCRS at 1-800-922-7772 if you have questions regarding your service time with TCRS.

Please contact the Benefits Department at (423) 498-7086 if you have questions regarding the medical coverage and cost of the medical coverage.

Post Retirement Benefits Information



Retiree Cost - Classified and Certified Employees (Dental and EyeMed)

Retiree Cost - Classified and Certified Employees (Blue Cross Blue Shield)


Retiree Cost - Classified and Certified Employees (CIGNA)

Retiree Cost - Classified and Certified Employees (High Deductible Plan)


TCRS Benefit Information

TCRS Retirement Application








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