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Hank Sessa will consult with our members on matters dealing with retirement and retirement planning.
Topics discussed will be relevant to teachers at all stages in their career. New, mid-career, or retirement age teachers are all encouraged to attend this informative seminar. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
The Community Parent Center is running a fundraiser from Friday, November 18, 2016 thru Monday, December 26, 2016 with Modell’s Sporting Goods Team Week.
You can use your coupon good for a 15% discount off your total purchase of merchandise at Modell's Sporting Goods. Coupon may be used multiple times over the 5 full weeks (35 days). The Parent Center receives a donation check from Modell's in the amount equal to 5% of your total purchases. Modell's MVP® Reward members will still earn MVP Points with every purchase.
Please support our Modell’s Team Week Fundraiser. If you are planning to shop at Modell’s during the holiday season, use the Parent Center Team Week discount coupon. You will save some money and at the same time you will be helping the Parent Center. Just make sure you present the coupon.
Please share your coupon with family, friends and colleagues. If you need additional coupons, feel free to contact us.
Thank you in advance for your help and support.
Wishing you and your family a happy and healthy holiday.
Dear Eligible Employee,
It is time for eligible employees to enroll in the 2017 Medical Reimbursement (Flexible Spending Account) and Dependent Care Accounts. New for 2017-Medical Reimbursement has increased to $2,600.
OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR THE FLEX SPENDING AND DEPENDENT CARE ACCOUNTS FOR THE 2017 CALENDAR YEAR WILL BE
NOVEMBER 1, 2016 THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2016.
To enroll in the 2017 Flex Plan/Dependent Care you MUST enroll through the BRI Websitehttps://www.benefitresource.com/. If you supplied a valid email address you should have already received an email from BRI “How to Enroll in your Beniveral FSA”. The BRI email will contain “How to Enroll…” instructions to be done directly on the BRI website. If you have not already logged on, you must do so in order to manage your 2016 account, as well as receive important email alerts. You will need to know the following to log in for the first time:
BRI web-address: https://www.benefitresource.com/
Company Code: WSBOCES
9 digit employee ID: 5 digit school ID: 54385 plus the last four digits of your SS# (no spaces or dashes)
Password: default 5-digit zip code
The $500 Rollover on Medical Reimbursement will be available again. However, any 2016 funds rolling over into 2017 will have a limitation. If a participate does not re-enroll for the 2017 plan year, those 2016 funds will be available only through December 31, 2017.
1.Current participants will not receive new cards and should keep their cards.
2.We suggest you enroll online prior to November 30, 2016
New Participants not currently enrolled during 2016 should open the attached file titled 2017 Flex Benefit Election Form-NEW ENROLLMENT ONLY and follow the instructions. I have also attached a FSA enrollment brochure to help answer any questions for new enrollees. To ensure your enrollment is processed on time please submit the 2017 Election form to thePAYROLL DEPARTMENT no later than
Wednesday, November 23, 2016.
The deadline for enrollment in the Flex Plan/Dependent care is a firm deadline implemented by WSBOCES. If you do not enroll within the aforementioned time frame you will not be eligible to enroll until the following open enrollment period.
National PTA Program on How Parents and School Communities Can Help Prevent Bullying and Cyberbullying
National PTA Program
How Parents and School Communities Can Help Prevent Bullying and Cyberbullying
When: Thursday, Nov. 17
Time for webinar in Spanish: 1 p.m. EST—
Time for webinar in English: 7 p.m. EST--
Bullying and cyberbullying can negatively impact the learning environment of all students. Parents, school staff and other caring adults can have a vital role in preventing bullying and cyberbullying.
Join this virtual event to learn more about this important issue and how parents, students and school community can respond to bullying and cyberbullying situations and address them appropriately.
To register, here is website:
Join us at Mulcahy's Pub in Wantagh this Saturday for a fundraiser to benefit Rich Anderson's family. See the attached flyer for more details and please spread the word.