Employee Benefits

Welcome to the Arlington Public Schools Benefits page!  

Employees are encouraged to take a special interest in their Health Benefits. We will be updating this page with resources for our employees and families to find answers to simple questions, become informed of and understand their benefits and stay up-to-date about the latest in healthcare.

Here you will find reference materials, forms, updates, and web links to assist you in navigating your benefits.

Certificated Staff- Benefit Presentations on June 19 for 2017-18 Medical Plans
The AEA has decided to stay with the WEA Select Plans (Aetna and UnitedHealthcare). This means our carriers will be changing at the November renewal. Representatives from Aetna, UnitedHealthcare and Aon Hewitt (the WEA broker) will be in the district on June 19 to share the new health care plans. Plan offerings will be similarly designed to the current plans, with slight modifications and potentially different provider networks. The representatives will be available at the District Office from 10am - 2pm for individual questions. General presentations will be given at Haller Middle School at 3:00 pm and 4:30 pm. (All staff is welcome to attend the presentations or stop by during the drop-in times. At this point, only the AEA has confirmed that these will be their plans starting in November 2017.)

Classified Staff- Voting on Medical Providers Scheduled for June 22
The Classified Staff will be voting on new medical plans for 2017-18 school year. The options are to remain with our current coverage through Kaiser Permanente or to change to the WEA Select Plans (which offer Aetna and UnitedHealthcare). Materials will be emailed and posted on the District Website for review prior to the June 22 presentations. General presentations of the options will be given at Haller Middle School at 9:00 am on June 22. Please read through the pre-meeting materials to be prepared to cast an informed vote. WEA Select will be one of the options, therefore you may want to attend the presentation on June 19 at Haller (see AEA options above).

For future consideration, we will be sharing information on PEBB Plans at the June 22 meeting.

Excluded (Non-Represented) and Exempt staff (AAA)
Renewal review meeting and vote
6/29/17 at 10:00am in the Lincoln Room
Information will be presented on Kaiser, WEA, and PEBB plans.

Benefit Presentations are open to ALL STAFF. We would encourage you to attend AEA presentations mentioned above. This year is bringing a lot of changes to our Health Insurance Plans!  

The WEA is undergoing a significant change in Medical carriers effective with the renewal, November 1, 2017.  Please see the next tab for updated information on these changes.  Information will be posted as it becomes available to the District.

Group Health is now Kaiser Permanente.  Participants should not notice too much change to their current health plans.  If you do experience issues, please contact Kim Perry in the HR Department.

For questions at any time, about any of your health benefits, feel free to contact Kim Perry at 360-618-6226.

For benefits questions/page suggestions, contact:
Kim Perry, HR Specialist