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For 2015-2016 Benefit Enrollment information, please click on the Benefit Plans and Rates information listed above.

The information below is the old 2014 - 2015 plan year. Do not use the information below for the 2015 - 2016 plan year. 

 

 

Leave of Absence

The District offers employees paid and unpaid Leaves of Absence for time away from work to cover extenuating circumstances in an employee's life. Employee's that expect to be out 3 consecutive work days or longer, will need to contact the Benefits Department to discuss further action. Refer to the revised Board of Education Leave of Absence policy for futher information. 

Douglas County School District offers short term disability through Standard Insurance to protect your income if you are unable to work. After a 14 calender day waiting period or after all accrued sick days are exhausted. Standard Insurance will pay a base benefit of 50% of your salary or 70% of your salary if you chose the Buy-up coverage. 

Steps to be completed for the Leave of Absence process:

  • Complete and submit the Leave of Absence Request with your administrator’s signature to Diane Mowery or Diane Howell, Leave of Absence Specialists
  • Fax medical documentation, completed by your treating physician, to 720-433-0082
  • File a short term disability claim with Standard Insurance by calling 1-800-378-2395
  • Any changes in your leave status should be reported to Benefits and Standard Insurance
  • All Transportation employees will require a Fitness for Duty prior to return to work
  • Complete the Return from Leave Notification two weeks prior to your return to worand submit the form to Diane Mowery with your administrator’s signature in order to be re-activated as an active employee and receive a paycheck.

Type of Leaves Available:

  • Family Medical Leave
  • Medical (non-FMLA)
  • Adoption Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Personal Leave

PERA Disability Information:

Colorado PERA members with five or more years of earned service credit are covered by a two-tier disability program consisting of a short term distability (STD) insurance and disability retirement benefit. The Disability Program Administrator, UNUM, makes the medical determinations for the program and provides STD coverage through an insurance policy. You can obtain additional information regarding this programs at www.copera.org.

 

 

 

 

Staff Wellness

Douglas County School District values the health of all our employees! We provide programs to encourage and engage employees to succeed in their wellness goals. Staff wellness programs have been proven to be positive and create a supportive environment. 

 

Slam Dunk Wellness Winners

Top four teams:  

1st Place: Valley Gals from Cherry Valley Elementary 

2nd Place: Hot Flashes from Transportation

3rd Place: Salmon of Capistrano from Cimarron Middle School

4th Place: Gym Class Heroes from Coyote Creek Elementary 

 
 
Need a place to celebrate your wellness goals? Want a place to earn wellness badges and see your co-workers on the leader board?  See the list of the December 2014 winners! 

Check out the Staff Wellness Motivation site to challenge yourself, give kudos to your co-workers and be on top the leader board.  

Create an account if this is your first time logging on the DCSD Staff Motivational Wellness portal for the 2014-2015 school year. 

DCSD Fittin' It In 5k Results 2014 

Staff Kickball Tournament

Cimarron Middle School - Champions (pictured)

Frontier Valley Elementary - 2nd place (pictured)

Plum Creek Academy - 3rd place

Thank you to all the teams that participated! 

      

Does your school or site have a Staff Wellness Super Champ? Find out here! If your school or site has a Super Champ, you can expect wellness challenges and activities where you work for the 2014-2015 school year! We are looking for more Super Champs to represent our schools and sites! If you are interested contact Michele Carter - michele.carter[at]dcsdk12[dot]org

benefits summary 

  2014 District Flu Shot Schedule         

Kaiser Permanente Flu Shots        

 

 

   WELCOA SILVER WELL-WORKPLACE AWARD WINNER 2015

 
Silver Award
 
     
                                                                                                                  
 
 
 
 
 

Employee Assistance Program

With Horizon’s EAP, employees can confidentially address and resolve their day-to-day personal and workplace challenges—resulting in a more focused and productive workforce.

DCSD has provided up to 6 face-to-face sessions per employee and household member per issue per year. Counseling services are provided at no charge to employees and their household members. Horizon offers short-term counseling on all aspects of life, including:

  • Difficulties in Relationships
  • Emotional/Psychological Issues
  • Stress & Anxiety Issues with Work or Family
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse
  • Personal & Life Improvement
  • Legal or Financial Issues
  • Depression
  • Childcare Issues
  • Eldercare Issues
  • Grief Issues

The EAP is a no cost benefit available to you and your immediate family members. The program is completely confidential. Through the EAP you have access to qualified and experienced mental health professionals who can assist you in dealing with a range of personal and work related issues. The EAP is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

To get more information and resources visit Horizon Health online.
  Username: douglas county sd
  Password: eap

Need immediate assistsance for a crisis? Look over the Crisis Reference Guide. Employers, as well as employees, can call the Crisis Support line and speak to a clinician about the crisis.  If a person under crisis won't call them or go to one of the free walk-in centers, they have a mobile unit and will come to the person and assess the person.

 

Retirement

Responsible retirement planning enables you to make your retirement years a fun time to pursue other adventuresDouglas County School District offers several ways to assist you in saving toward your retirement. Colorado PERA provides retirement and other benefits. As a traditional pension plan, Colorado PERA provides members and retirees with a comprehensive benefit package. For more information, please visit the PERA Website at www.copera.org or contact PERA Customer Service at 303-832-9550 or 1-800-759-7372. PERA also offers a 401(k) Plan, in addition to the pension. Please visit PERA 401(k) for additional tools and information. 

In addition Douglas County School District offers you a variety of voluntary plans to participate in to help you achieve your retirement goals. These plans include a 403(b), Roth 403(b) and 457 plans through MetLife. We have provided the table with MetLife Investment Options. Additional retirement education is available under Retirement Resources

MetLife Investment Options

Fund Name Ticker  Asset Class
T Rowe Price Ret:2010;R RRTAX Target Date 2000-2010 (Stocks & Bonds)
T Rowe Price Ret:Inc;R RRTIX Target Date 2000-2010 (Stocks & Bonds)
T Rowe Price Ret:2020;R RRTBX Target Date 2016-2020 (Stocks & Bonds)
T Rowe Price Ret:2030;R RRTCX Target Date 2026-2030 (Stocks & Bonds)
T Rowe Price Ret:2040;R RRTDX Target Date 2036-2040 (Stocks & Bonds)
T Rowe Price Ret:2050;R RRTFX Target Date 2051 + (Stocks & Bonds)
JPMorgan:Core Pl Bd;A ONIAX Intermediate-Term Bond (Bonds)
Fidelity Balanced FBALX Moderate Allocation (Stocks & Bonds)
Allianz:GI NFJ DV;A PNEAX Large Value (Stocks)
Principal:LCG I;R-4 PPUSX Large Growth (Stocks
Vanguard Strat Eqty;Inv VSEQX Mid-Cap Blend (Stocks)
Columbia Acorn;Z ACRNX Mid-Cap Growth (Stocks)
Invesco SC Value;A VSCAX Small Value (Stocks)
KEELEY:Small Cap Value;A KSCVX Small Value (Stocks)
Baron Growth;Rtl BGRFX Small Growth (Stocks)
Oppenheimer Intl Gro;A OIGAX Foreign Large Growth (Stocks)
Parametric TM EM;Inst EITEX Diversified Emerging Mkts (Stocks)
Fixed Annuity (SVA)   Cash/Cash Equivalent (Cash/Cash Equivalent)

 

AXA Advisors

AXA Advisors, LLC

Offering 401(a), 403(b), 457(b), and Roth 403(b) retirement plans

AXA EquiVest 403(b) & 457 

Phone: 800-628-6673

AXA Momentum 401(a)

Phone: 800-528-0204 

Fax: 816-218-0412

Retirement Benefits Group, a specialized division of AXA Advisors, LLC
1675 Broadway, Suite 1700 
Denver, CO 80202

 

MetLife Resources

MetLife

Offering 403(b), 457(b), and Roth 403(b)

Andrea Whitican
Financial Services Rep.
6400 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Ste 600
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Cell:  720-301-4038 - preferred contact number
Office:  303-779-6500
Fax:  303-779-6520

MetLife 403(b) Flyer

PERA

Colorado PERA (Public Employees' Retirement Association)

Offering Retirement and 401(k)

PERA 401(k) Plan Document

1303 Pennsylvania Street (physical location)
P.O. Box 5800 (mailing address)
Denver, CO  80217-5800
303-837-6250

PERA Enrollment Kit

Your PERA Benefits

We Heart DCSD logo

 

 

Through the "We Heart DCSD" program, District employees receive discounts at more than 60 businesses throughout Douglas County. View special offers here and in the employee section of the DCSD Mobile App.

Download the free DCSD app at Apple iTunes and Google Play.

 

Category/Merchant

 

Phone

Discount for DCSD staff

AUTOMOTIVE
Castle Rock
Discount Tire   303-814-0600 varies
Grease Monkey   303-663-4270 $10 off SYN/$6 off reg oil chg
Rocky Mtn. Oil Change   303-660-3512 20%
Big O Tires   303-688-8804 10% Tires, max $100, 10% above cost of tires - see store manager for more discounts
Firestone   303-688-8223 20% tire/$25 service
MotoSpa   303-688-0669 $1 off ext/$2 int/ext.
Happy Canyon Car Wash   303-814-1188 10%
1 STOP Tire & Auto   303-688-0366 10%
Christian Brothers Automotive    303-814-7792 Dicount Program Flyer
Highlands Ranch
Grease Monkey   303-683-5566 $10 off SYN/$6 off reg oil chg
Grease Monkey   303-683-8303 $10 off SYN/$6 off reg oil chg
Firestone   303-515-7323 15%
Christian Brothers Automotive    303-814-7792 Dicount Program Flyer
Parker
Grease Monkey   720-851-3012 $10 off SYN/$6 off reg oil chg
Grease Monkey   720-842-5211 $10 off SYN/$6 off reg oil chg
Grease Monkey   303-841-1330 $10 off SYN/$6 off reg oil chg
Firestone   720-851-8100 Tires cost + 10%, oil chg $10 off, align $20 off
Other
Rocky Mtn. Oil Change (Monument)   719-481-4888 20%
Big O Tires Castle PINES (508 E. Castle Pines Pkwy)   720-733-1707 10% select tires/max $100
BEAUTY
Castle Rock
Aspen Grove Salon   303-663-4772 15%
Sports Clip   303-663-2445 $3.00 off
Hair Design team Inc   303-688-9332 10%
Copperfalls Aveda Day Spa   303-814-2035 10%-varies by operator
Visions Salon   303-688-3331 10%
K. Cherie Spa & Salon   303-910.2152 50% haircut or facial
The Orchard Medical Day Spa   303-284-4270 FREE Microderm or Peel with Facial
Fantastic Sams   303-660-0550 10%
Highlands Ranch
Cashmere Salon   303-346-7770 20%
Parker
Zumbido Studio   720-840-1800 20%
Wild Iris Salon   720-851-7799 varies by operator
Hair Junkyz   303-840-1737 15%
Wisp Hair Salon   303-840-8344 10% cuts, color,products
Other
Sports Clip (Monument)   719-488-3595 $3.00 off
Sports Clip (Glendale)   303-691-3700 $3.00 off
Solero Salon-Centennial   303-468-1795 Varies by operator
Fleur De Lis Salon (Lone Tree)   303-799-8081 20 Jennifer & Rachel
Wellness    
Castle Rock
Canyon Fitness   303 688 4949 Discount as follows : Single membership $59 a month or Couple membership $79 a month. Canyon Fitness WebsitePowerbox discounts at Castle Rock and Parker locations:  $129 per month/unlimited training,  24% discount for $99 per month/unlimited training. (a $30 per month savings)
Castle Rock Jazzercise   303-877-3543 $5 off / month
Castle Rock Rec Center   303-660-1036 10% off punch card
CrossFit 5280   720-934-3973 10%
Elements Therapeutic massage   303-633-3702 $49 for a 55 minute session
Essence Health & Fitness   303-350-8389 15% off 1st pkg, 10% off addt'l
Inner Connections Yoga, Spa and Wellness Center   303-688-8598 Discounts vary by season - please call to find out more! 
My Holistic Hands   303-437-4041 $79 elite:$129 Premier membership
Studio Fit   303-660-2646 15% group fitness pkgs
Synergy Aesthetics & Wellness   720-399-3800 15% treatments/10% injectable
Village Fitness   303-688-4949 50% off to join $20 off mo. dues
Highlands Ranch
Corepower YOGA   303-791-1721 Discounts vary by season - call to find out
Kosama Complete Body Transformation   720-612-0638 $59 mo. rate
Highlands Ranch Family Acupuncture   303-346-4853 $49 1st consult, 20% follow ups
Orange Theory Fitness
 
303-683-3312
$89 elite membership; $139 premier
Parker
Synergy Aesthetics & Wellness     15% treatments/10% injectable
Other
Corepower Yoga Pk Meadows   303-649-9212 Discounts vary per season - call for details
Corepower YOGA Ken Caryl   720-922-7820 Disocunts vary per season - call for details
TruFit Park Meadows Lone Tree   303-708-0109 No contract $29.99 month to month - no enrollment fee
YogaTrigo on Park Meadows in Lone Tree   720-484-4907 15% off any packages or class, FREE Yoga for any DCSD employee at 4:30 on Thursdays
Kambeitz Chiropractic Health & Wellness Center, P.C.   303-790-6000
Discount good for the month of May 2015
 20% off a 30 or 60 minute massage. 
Existing patients, who are educators, in the clinic will receive 50% off their chiropractic services                                               Comprehensive wellness evaluation to teachers for only $50 (normally $280)
The wellness evaluation includes x-rays (if needed), computerized spinal nerve scans, functional movement assessment, body composition measurements, report of findings, and a personalized wellness score.
HealthQ Nutrition  
 Katie Brantley    303-808-3877
8755 E. Orchard Rd suite 605 
Greenwood Village, Co 80111
 Free wellness profile and Free customized meal plan.
15% off all nutrition products
Access to boot camps for $5 which includes workout and free recovery shake
Must Contact Katie Brantley to reserve spot or set up wellness profile and nutrition plan: 303-808-3877  kdbfit[at]gmail[dot]com
PETS
Castle Rock
Dirty Dawgys   303-325-7310 10%
Mini Paws Spa Dog Grooming   303-688-8220 10%
The Pet Stuff Place   303-814-6060 5% food/10% other
Highlands Ranch
VCA Mtn. View Animal Hosp & Lodge   303-850-9789 10%
Neptune Tropical Fish   303-798-1776 10% some exceptions
Parker
Come Sit Stay Pet Resort   720-851-7829 10%
Parker Exotic Pets   720-851-1233 15%
U-Shampooch   303- 841-2880 15%
Other
RECREATION/SPORTS
Castle Rock
The Ridge at Castle Pines GC   303-688-4301 * Seasonal
Highlands Ranch
Parker
Other
RESTAURANTS
Castle Rock
Carlos Miguel's   303-565-5980 15%
Crowfoot Valley Coffee   303-814-0999 20%
Duke's Steakhouse   303-814 2487 15%-$20. max/table
Nicolos -   303-688-9800 20% dine in
Ooey Gooey   720-885-7470 20%
Smart Cow   303-663-4200 10%
Younique Expressions - Painting Wine Bar   720-733-3634 10%
Highlands Ranch
Buffalo Wild Wings   303-471-5492 10%
Parker
Other
Buffalo Wild Wings Centennial   303- 768-9464 10%
RETAIL
Castle Rock
Barnes & Noble     20% HR has form or go to store
Castle Rock Florist   303-688-3310 10%
Caviano Vintage Chic   720-635-3800 20%
Coldwater Creek (Outlets at Castle Rock)   303-814-2431

40% off Sept 28-29 2013 ONLY

Finn Lafleur   303-688-6785 10%
Les Boutiques   303-794-4855 10%
Michaels     15%
Mountain Man   303-660-4020 10%
Play it Again Sports   720-479-8245 10% new/max $20
Rock A My Baby   720-883-2133 15% products, some restrictions
Skadoodles   303-660-9993 20% one item
The Garden Path Co   303- 688-8019 10%
This and That Shoppe   303-902-6666 25%
Western Stone & Tile, Inc   303-343-6600 10%
Highlands Ranch
Sam's Club (Lone Tree)   303-799-1447 See flyer for information on discount 
Toolips Boutique & Gifts   303-344-2073 10%
Parker
Other
Ann Taylor   Corporate wide (teachers) 15%
Eddie Bauer     10%
J Crew   Corporate wide (teachers) 15%
Ralph Lauren   Corporate wide (teachers) 15%
Sportz Printz   562-480-2181 20%
Thirty-One   www.mythirtyone.com/meaghanb 10%
MISC.
Castle Rock
Liberty Tax   720-733-2099 free 1st year tax prep; 30% off future yrs
Highlands Ranch
Parker
Other
Advance Arrangements   www.advanceArrangements.com 10%: 10% goes to RCHS
Au Pair in America   http://www.aupairinamerica.com/regional/dcsd.asp Au Pair in America flyer
Patti's Photo Creations   303-872-7267 10%
20/20 Institute   303-202-0669 free consult/huge savings family members included
New American Funding   303-997-0489 $1500 credit to use as you need towards financing a new home purchase or refinance. Apply here www.newamericanagent.com/staceyhedrington
Sprint   888-457-6294 18%, www.evpdiscount.com/DCSD
Verizon   888-457-6294 18%,  http://verizon.evpdiscount.com/welcome.php
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