If you get years credit for the contribution, do it. Closer to retirement or bigger number when you get there.
If it does not count as years, don't do it. Our annuity payment is based on years service and salary, not how much you paid in, so as far as I can see this would just be losing the money.
As with any questions regarding TRS, call them. They are very helpful.
: I'm a full time BD, but I've also taught at
: the community college for years and
: contributed to a 457 plan. I got an email
: from them that I could change my
: contributions to TRS as long as I was
: eligible at another institution (which I
: am). My question is, is there any benefit
: to putting in more from a second job? We're
: talking about 2 classes per year, so 7-8% of
: 4K. I'm sure my broker would have an answer
: for me, but I'm not sure if they really KNOW
: the answer. Anyone have experience with