Benefits


The West Bonner County School District offers Retirement, Life Insurance and Health Insurance for those employees who work 20+ hours per week. You may contact Yvonne Cary at the District Office for more information.

School District retirement in the State of Idaho is with the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI). Employees contribute 6.79% of their gross payroll into PERSI and the employer contributes 11.32% of the employee's gross payroll into PERSI. Click on the PERSI link for more information.

The life insurance benefit is $20,000 through LifeMap Insurance Co. Additional life insurance can be purchased through LifeMap as well.

Medical insurance is through Blue Cross of Idaho. Employees may choose between a Blue Cross Blue Value Plan or a Preferred Providers Option (PPO). Vision is provided through Vision Service Plan (VSP) and Dental insurance is provided by Delta Dental.

Additional insurance can be purchased from AFLAC through a payroll deduction. They offer several types of coverage including: Cancer, Accident, Life and Disability plans. Our AFLAC Representative is Jennifer Scott. She can be contacted at 208-691-8110.

We also have a Cafeteria Plan through Wage Works. This allows you to use pre-tax dollars to pay unreimbursed medical expenses and childcare costs through a payroll deduction, and reimbursement plan. You can contact Wage Works at 888-342-3532 or online at takecarewageworks.com. Claims can be email to claims @ takecareclaims.com or faxed to 877-782-8889.

You may have a 403(b), or Tax Sheltered Annuity deducted from your payroll. Our approved vendors are:

American Fidelity Assurance

Aspire Financial Services (403B ASP)

First Investors

ING Life Ins. & Annuity Co.

Life Ins Co of the Southwest

Waddell & Reed

The District insurance broker is Taylor Insurance. You may contact Dan or Elaine Taylor at 208-263-2708 or email them at info @ taylorinsurancesandpoint.com. Their address is P.O. Box 171, Sandpoint, ID 83864.

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