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Benefit Information
As an employee of Port Townsend School District you are eligible for medical and dental benefits.  In addition, you may participate in a flexible benefit plan, short term disability, life and cancer insurance.  You are also covered by the District's self-funded worker's compensation program.

If you have questions about your benefits please contact the payroll office at 360 379-4511.

Benefit Open Enrollment​​

September 1st - 29th each year is open enrollment.  In order to have  WDS Dental or Willamette Dental coverage effective November 1st, you must submit your new enrollment or enrollment changes through the WEA/Select Benefits on-line program by September 29 of each open enrollment period.
Please complete the enrollment carefully.  When enrolling in a Premera  medical plan, you will need to fill out an enrollment form, list only those dependents you wish to cover and return the form to Human Resources by September 29th.

Dental is considered a family group plan and covers all eligible dependents.

2017-2018 Medical Plans - Summaries of Benefits and Coverage:


Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Program

Port Townsend School District offers a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) program.  This program enables you to set aside money on a pre-tax basis to pay for qualified health and dependent daycare costs, reduce your taxable income and save money in the process.

Voluntary Insurance Coverage

Voluntary insurance coverage is available in the district.  Costs are paid by the employee through payroll deduction.  If interested in enrolling, please contact the payroll office for more information.

Washington State Deferred Compensation Program (DCP):

The Washington State Deferred Compensation Program (DCP) is a supplemental retirement savings program (an IRC Section 457 plan) that offers you the opportunity to invest money toward securing the retirement you envision.  DCP offers you an excellent opportunity to enhance your financial future through pre- tax deductions.  For additional information please click on the link below.

403(b) Plan:

TSA Consulting Group, Inc, (TSACG) is the Third Party Administrator for Port Townsend School District's 403(b) plan.  TSACG provides a variety of services to the district that relate to compliance and administration of the 403(b) plan.  You first contact your financial advisor and establish an account with the company you want to invest with, then complete a Salary Reduction Agreement.  Return the agreement to the Payroll Office.  Salary Reduction Agreements are available through the TSACG website.  Deferrals to your account are pre-taxed.  For more information connect to the link listed:

Miscellaneous Links

  • DRS - Washington State Department of Retirement   
  • IRS - Internal Revenue Service
  • PEBB - Public Employees Benefit Board
  • SSA - Social Security Administration
  • VEBA - Health Reimbursement Trust