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Health Insurance

2019-20 Insurance Rates: CLICK HERE to see the current premiums and deduction amounts for each plan option.

Summaries of Benefits and Coverage:

     Blue Shield PPO

     Blue Shield Traditional

     CDPHP (EPO)

     MVP (HMO)

     Enrollment Form

Health Reimbursement Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts

NY State & Local Retirement System (ERS)

All full-time, permanent, non-instructional 12-month employees must join the Retirement System. All part-time or 10-month non-instructional employees have the option to join. Members contribute a small percentage of their salary towards retirement and receive many important benefits. For more information, click here.

NY Teachers Retirement System (TRS)

Teachers, Certified Administrators, and Teaching Assistants are eligible for membership in
TRS instead of ERS. Membership is mandatory for all full-time 10-month and 12-month instructional employees. Part-time employees have the option to join. Members contribute a small percentage of their salary towards retirement and receive many important benefits. For more information, click here.

Tax Sheltered Annuities (403b)

NYS Deferred Compensation Plan

Members of CRESPA and CRAA have the option to participate in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. This is a voluntary supplemental retirement savings plan similar to a 403(b) or 401(k). For more information, click here.