Benefits & Retirement

Retirement Plan Choice

If you are a new school district employee hired for the first time into a SERS or TRS eligible position, you have an important decision to make about your retirement. If you haven't made your plan decision yet, we invite you to a live Plan Choice webinar, click to sign up. You can also watch the Online Plan Choice Video, click to view, whenever convenient for you.

2019 Healthcare Flexible Spending Account Participants

     Below is important information about the transition to SEBB, and how it impacts your current FSA enrollment.  Click here to view the Navia Plan Amendment

      Changes to current enrollment

  • ·         Your existing Medical FSA enrollment will no longer include the $500 carryover feature. You must incur all eligible expenses by the last day of your current plan year, December 31st, 2019.
  • ·         Navia will still administer the 90-day claims run-out period through March 31st, 2020. Any balance left in your Medical FSA after this date will be forfeited. No funds will carry over into the next plan year.
  • ·         Your existing Navia debit cards will no longer work as of the last day of your current plan year December 31st, 2019.

The School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB)

Click here to view the June, 2019 Intercom Newsletter

Starting in 2020, all Washington State school districts, educational service districts (ESDs), and charter schools will receive benefits for their eligible employees through the SEBB Program. These will replace the health and insurance benefits currently provided. The first SEBB Program open enrollment is October 1–November 15, 2019. Benefits begin January 1, 2020.

Preview the healthcare options with the SEBB Benefit Program High Level Overview, by clicking here.

Benefit Resource Center

If you need help with your plan decision, a medical insurance claim, or have a medical insurance question, you can contact the Benefit Resource Center at 1-866-468-7272 or by email at 4ourbrc@usi.com. This service is provided by the district's insurance broker, Kibble & Prentice.

Guide To Benefits
 

Workers Compensation Insurance

All employees are automatically covered by workers' compensation. Medical expenses and time loss benefits are paid for injuries incurred on the job with doctor's authorization. The Northshore School District is a self-insured employer. Eberle Vivian Inc. serves as the District's Claims Administrator, and processes all claims. Make sure you report any on-the-job injuries to your school nurse or supervisor immediately, even if you are NOT going to seek professional medical care. For information and forms, please email Audrey Martin at amartin@nsd.org or call her at 425-408-7612.

Employee Online 

Employee Online is a self-service module available to all district employees providing various personnel and payroll information and allows employees to provide updates to their personal, payroll, and benefit information online.

  • Current position information
  • Address change
  • View & print pay check stub
  • Federal IRS forms
  • Benefit information & Open Enrollment
  • Leave Tracking  

If you are a new employee, an email will be sent with your login username information. Follow these instructions on how to create an account or recover your password. If you are still having trouble logging in, contact the Technology Help Desk.

NEW! Update Personal Contact Information in EO

Please use Employee Online to keep your personal contact information up to date.  The district uses this information for automated messages to notify employees in case of an emergency.

 

Who to Call

Lisa Mclean
Manager of Benefits & HRIS
lmclean@nsd.org
425-408-7611

Toni Damron
Benefits & Retirement Analyst
tdamron@nsd.org
425-408-7610

Audrey Martin
Benefits & Workers' Comp Specialist
amartin@nsd.org
425-408-7612

If you have a specific idea or concern you'd like addressed by the Benefits Committee, contact your bargaining unit representative, listed on this page.