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New Password Manager

The current Password Manager for self-service password changes is being replaced with a more full-featured system. You will need to log into the new Password Manager and set up new security questions and answers by the end of the school year.

ComPsych Employee Assistance Program (EAP): There When You Need It

Personal issues and the stress of everyday life can affect your work, your health and your family relationships. Get the help you need without breaking the bank. The ComPsych EAP program is a free, confidential service available to all district employees that provides support, resources and information to help you and your family deal with a variety of personal and work-life issues. Services include:
 
Confidential Counseling

2016 Flex Deadlines Approaching

As a reminder, if you contributed to a health care and/or dependent care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for calendar year 2016 and did not use all of your funds by December 31, you need to spend your remaining funds no later than Wednesday, March 15 or they will be forfeited under the IRS’ use-it-or-lose-it rule. 
 

Ready to Rev Up Your Physical Activity? Join us as we “Get Fit on Route 66”!

“Get Fit on Route 66” is an online exercise challenge that will take you on a nostalgic, virtual journey across 2,448 miles of the historic Route 66. Participation is easy — choose any physical activity you like; then, for every minute of exercise you log during the 6-week challenge, you’ll travel 3 miles along Route 66 (up to 90 miles a day).

Deadline Extended: Education Foundation offers $3,500 travel grant to St. Vrain Valley School teacher

Since 2004, the Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley (EFSVV) has offered an annual travel grant, The Eleanor Venture, to a teacher in the St. Vrain Valley School District. The grant is in honor of EFSVV’s Founder, Eleanor Flanders. Eleanor felt her travel experiences were among the most influential moments in her life.

Change in HRA Reimbursement Procedures as of March 1

If you are enrolled in the CNIC Health Plan please be aware of a change will impact you as of March 1. As you may be aware, employees have had difficulty accessing their district-funded HRA account to pay for eligible medical expenses (as a reminder, your district HRA account can only be used to pay for expenses that are applied to your CNIC health plan deductible).

PERA INFORMATION MEETINGS

Got questions about PERA? The district is hosting three PERA informational meetings this spring to help answer your questions. If you are considering retiring in the next six months or so, you might benefit from attending a Retirement Planning Seminar

DATES:          Thursday, March 2, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Weight Watchers at Work!

Due to popular demand, SVVSD will again be partnering with Weight Watchers to offer the Weight Watchers at Work program.

For more than 50 years, Weight Watchers has been successful in helping people lose weight and keeping it off. The Weight Watchers new Beyond the Scale program is a holistic approach to weight loss centered around eating healthier, moving more, living happier and losing weight.  Weight Watchers is ranked as one of the top weight loss programs in the country for its clinically effective approach to weight-loss. 

CNIC and Kaiser to Issue New ID Cards

As previously announced, both CNIC and Kaiser will be issuing new ID cards for 2017.  Please check your mail over the next few weeks and be sure to destroy your old ID card as soon as your new card arrives. 

Benefits Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment (OE) starts Monday, 11/7 and ends Friday, 11/18.  (No late enrollments will be allowed.) OE is the one time each year when employees can enroll, drop or make coverage changes without a qualifying life event.  Enrollment changes made during OE will be effective 01/01/17.  The Benefits department is hosting informational meetings to answer questions and highlight benefit changes which may impact you and your family.

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