Benefits and Retirement

Click here for: PPS Employee Benefits Guide -Plan Year
Click here for:  Quick Reference Guide to Online Enrollment

2022 Benefits Enrollment Guide


Click here for: Mental Health Resources - USI Presentation

Click here for: Mental Health Resources-USI Presentation


Click here for: New Hire Benefits Presentation




Click here for CDHP-HS Accounts (USI Presentation)



Click here:  More Information About Health Savings Accounts (FAQs)

Click here for Benefits Details

OPTIMA HEALTH
PPS offers medical insurance through 
Optima Health
Click here to visit Optima's Website for detailed PPS health and dental information.
Click here to view, "USI Presentation - Optima's Value Added Resources"
Click here to view Optima Machine-Readable Files


EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)
Click here for EAP's Website -- Username is "PPS"
What To Expect When You Contact Optima's EAP 
Click here for EAP Flyer
Click here for EAP Virtual Counseling

DELTA DENTAL OF VIRGINIA
Portsmouth Public Schools offers dental insurance through Delta Dental of Virginia.
Click here for Delta Dental Website                                  
Click here for PPS Optima and Delta Dental Website

VIRGINIA RETIREMENT SYSTEM (VRS)
All full-time employees are automatically enrolled in the VRS.  Fo
r specific information regarding plans, forms, member profiles, retirement calculators, and much more, please visit the VRS Website.  
Click here for VRS Website
Click here for VRS Member Guide
Click here for VRS Promotional Video

Portsmouth School Board pays 100% of the premium of the employee group life insurance. 
 The cost of coverage in excess of $50,000 is taxable to the employee.  
Click here to visit Minnesota Life - Employee Group Life Insurance

Optional life insurance is available for self, spouse and children.
Employee pays the full premium for optional life insurance.
Click here for Optional Life Insurance (Website-Minnesota Life)

AIG/VALIC Website Link:  Click Here
VALIC Contacts: 

Cody Hawkins
Financial Advisor
Direct: 757.404.8788
Office: 804.897.5042
cody.hawkins@aig.com
10800 Midlothian Turnpike, Suite 200, North Chesterfield, VA 23235

Clint Mann
Financial Advisor
Direct: 757.409.7093
Office: 804.897.5042
clinton.mann@aig.com
10800 Midlothian Turnpike, Suite 200, North Chesterfield, VA 23235

Tim Hewitt
Financial Advisor
Direct:  757-434-5957
Office:  804-897-5042
tim.hewitt@aig.com
10800 Midlothian Turnpike, Suite 200, North Chesterfield, VA 23235


Click for AIG/Valic 403b & 457b Plan Highlights (includes how to enroll online)
Click for AIG/Valic Retirement Manager (Video)
Click for AIG/Valic Retirement Manager-Quick Reference Guide

PPS also provides:
• Sick Leave (earned on a monthly basis)
• Personal Leave
• Professional Leave
• Qualified employees receive a monetary contribution to offset the cost of health insurance
  in retirement until they become eligible for Medicare.


MEDICARE BASICS

For additional questions regarding Medicare please contact
Amy Johnson
Account Executive, Medicare
My Benefit Advisor, LLC
Direct: (707) 779-1061 | Fax: 856-727-9796
amy.johnson@mybenefitadvisor.com | www.mybenefitadvisor.com

LEGAL RESOURCES

Click here for the Legal Resources Website
Click here for important documents and links
Click here for
 COVID information

 

WORKERS' COMPENSATION


Click to view presentation  "For Employees: What to do when an illness/accident occurs"
First Injury Report:  Employees to contactCompany Nurse - Telephone:  1-888-770-0925
(For instructions, see the presentation, "What to do when an illness/accident occurs")
Click here for Medical Panel & Medical Treatment Form
Click here for Temporary Prescription I.D. Card

Contact Person:  Mr. Leonard McCoy, Compliance Officer
Portsmouth Public Schools, Human Resources Dept 
801 Crawford Street, 3rd Fl, Portsmouth, VA 23704 
email:  leonard.mccoy@portsk12.com 
Ph:  757-393-8701  ext 14170 • 
Fax:  757-393-5238 

BENEFITS AND RETIREMENT STAFF
Sharon Plummer, Benefits Supervisor
Ph:  757-393-8488 ext 14148 • Fax: 757-393-8017
email:  sharon.plummer@portsk12.com

Barbara McClease, Administrative Support Technician
Ph:  757-393-8488 ext 14155 • Fax: 757-393-8017
email: barbara.mcclease@portsk12.com
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