Employee Benefits

American Fidelity - Section 125 Benefits

  • Accident, Cancer, Short-Term Disability/Salary Protection, Flexible Spending Accounts, Group Critical Illness, Term and Whole Life Insurance

403(b) 3.5% Employer Paid Matching Contribution Plan

  • 3.5% employer-paid contribution is calculated on the employee base salary.

  • The employee must be enrolled in the ESSDACK Ameritime 403(b) program to receive the district match.

KPERS-Kansas Public Employees Retirement System

  • All district employees who work in KPERS-covered positions are members of the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS). Active members contribute 6% of gross earnings to the KPERS system, building years of service toward a future retirement. At retirement, the employee will then receive a guaranteed monthly benefit for the rest of their life.

  • Kansas law requires that all eligible employees must be members of KPERS.

  • Go to www.kpers.org and create your personal account. You will be able to view your account balances and Annual Statement, update your personal information, and review your KPERS beneficiaries. 

  • KPERS MEMBER SERVICES - Active and Retired Members

    • KPERS Forms: This link will take you to a list of forms including the Beneficiary form, Service Credit Purchase, Retirement Application and related forms, and Withdrawal of Contributions


    • Membership in KPERS also includes Long-Term Disability benefits. Click LTD Summary Plan Description to view the Long-Term Disability Summary Plan Description online. 


    • Toll-Free: 1-888-275-5737

    • Fax: 1-785-296-6638

Employee Assistance Program

FMLA - Family Medical Leave Act (Employee Rights)

  • Eligible employees who work for a covered employer can take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave in a 12-month period for the following reasons:

    • The birth of a child or placement of a child for adoption or foster care;

    • To bond with a child (leave must be taken within one year of the child's birth or placement);

    • To care for the employee's spouse, child, or parent who has a qualifying serious health condition;

    • For the employee's own qualifying serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the employee's job;

    • For qualifying exigencies related to the foreign deployment of a military member who is the employee's spouse, child, or parent.

Vision Care Direct

Your eyes not only affect how you see, but how you feel. Caring for your vision can lead to a better quality of life. Your eyesight impacts your performance at work, school, and home. When your vision health is at its best, you perform better in all aspects of your life.

  • Employees have the opportunity to elect vision coverage for a monthly premium through payroll deduction.

  • To review the Vision Care Direct eye care plans, please see the brochure on coverage below: