Certificated employee Benefits

Victor Elementary School District offers health and welfare benefits to all eligible employees. Our goal is to provide resources to keep you informed so that you may utilize the plan benefits to their fullest potential.

Medical Plans for active and eligible retired VETA Bargaining Unit Members are provided through Self-Insured Schools of California (SISC).  Plan options include Blue Shield PPO, Blue Shield HMO and Kaiser HMO.  Benefit Summaries are available in the tabs below.

Reminders/Helpful Information:
-  Open Enrollment changes made to medical plans will go into effect on October 1, 2023.
-  Open Enrollment changes made to dental, vision, or voluntary supplemental insurance plans went into effect July 1, 2023.

-  Kaiser Customer Service Number 1-800-464-4000

-  Blue Shield Customer Service Number 1-855-599-2657

-  Navitus Customer Care 1-866-333-2757
    Available 7 days a week, 24-hours a day
    Navitus is the Pharmacy Benefit Manager for SISC Blue Shield PPO and HMO Plans Click Here to view flyer       
    Includes most pharmacies except Walgreen's

-  Delta Dental, Customer Service Number 1-888-335-8227
   View Benefit Summary
Website Link: https://www.deltadentalins.com/

-  Vision Service Plan (VSP), Customer Service Number 1-800-877-7195
   View Benefit Summary
   Website Link: https://www.vsp.com/

Life Insurance
Basic and Voluntary Life/AD&D Insurance plans transitioned from Mutual of Omaha to MetLife with improved benefits.  The district-paid Basic Life AD&D Insurance benefit amount increased to $50,000.  All existing elections carried over to MetLife starting July 1, 2023. 

A special enrollment period was held 9/11/23 through 9/22/23 for employees and now eligible dependents to enroll in/purchase or make changes to Voluntary Supplemental Life/AD&D coverage.

Optional Voluntary Insurance Plans
Enrollment, cancellation or changes to these plans can be made during the open enrollment period held during the first three weeks in May with changes becoming effective July 1st. The cost to enroll in these plans is processed as a payroll deduction.

Section 125 Flexible Spending Account Plans
American Fidelity is our district's third-party administrator for the Section 125 Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Plans.  Employees can enroll for the first time or re-enroll in a Section 125 Flexible Spending Account during the open enrollment period held in May.   Contact 
American Fidelity directly at 1-800-365-9180, option 0, to receive information. 

403(b) and Roth 403(b) Voluntary Retirement Plan
SchoolsFirst is our district’s third party administrator for the 403(b) and 403(b) Roth Voluntary Retirement Plans.  Please contact Michael J. Duarte at 1-800-462-8328, ext 4116, option 1 or email at [email protected] for more information.  Click following link for information available online at the SchoolsFirst Website

457(b) Voluntary Retirement Plan
Plan member Services our district's third-party administrator for the 457(b) Voluntary Retirement Plans.  Please contact Andrew Jaramillo, Financial Consultant at (760) 245-8638 or at [email protected] for more information. 

Contact the Personnel Department if you have any questions or need assistance regarding your insurance benefits.

Phone: (760) 245-1691 - Email: [email protected]