Bonita Unified School District provides a comprehensive package of employee benefits to all eligible employees. New employees are scheduled to meet with a representative from American Fidelity Assurance Company to choose their benefit plans and other products they may wish to add. Below is a brief description of the benefits offered and the links to the website(s) for additional information.
Selecting a health plan for yourself and your family is one of the most important decisions you will make. This decision involves balancing the cost of each plan, access to doctors, hospitals and pharmacy services and considering special needs for medical conditions.
The CalPERS Health Benefit Summary, which provides you a general overview of medical benefits and also the 2018 rate sheet for these plans to assist you with your decision. The District does contribute to your health benefits according to your percentage of full time employment. This rate is listed at the bottom of the rate sheet. Please keep in mind that Bonita USD deducts 10thly for your benefits. Addition of dependents due to marriage, birth or adoption of a child must be done within 30 days of the event. Eligibility verification will be required for dependents – birth and marriage certificates, social security numbers and/or tax returns can be provided.
Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance are offered to eligible employees. Enrollment occurs at the time of initial employment. You can provide your social security number and date of birth to your dentist and eye doctor to confirm eligibility of insurance or you can print a card from the website
Delta Dental Insurance www.deltadentalins.com
Vision Insurance www.vsp.com
American Fidelity Assurance Company provides a variety of supplemental voluntary insurance programs such as disability, accident and cancer insurance, flexible spending accounts, IRA’s and more. You can create your own account after signing up and upload documents and keep track of your accounts on the website.
Supplemental Voluntary Insurance Programs www.americanfidelity.com
A CalPERS service retirement is a monthly benefit payable for your lifetime. When you apply for retirement, you will select a retirement option that impacts your benefit and the benefits payable to your beneficiaries. Transitioning from employment to retirement is a major life event that requires planning and education to make this decisions wisely. Click here for information on retirement planning.
Whether you are in the early stages of your career or getting ready to retire you can visit the CalPERS Education Center. You can visit the website at www.calpers.ca.gov for information on all the benefits and services available. If you are a member, you can log in as a Participant at https://my.calpers.ca.gov to access real-time details and balances of your CalPERS accounts.
Schools First Federal Credit Union is the district’s third party administrator of your 403(b), 457(b), and Roth IRA retirement plans. If you would like to schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor or have questions regarding your plan, please contact the Retirement Planning Department at 1- 800- 462-8328 x4116 or you can visit the website and select Retirement Services at www.schoolsfirstfcu.org
Bonita has several approved credit union providers that offer a variety of quality services to members. A few of these include checking and savings banking accounts, direct deposit, mortgage loans, auto loans and credit cards. The branches are in several locations. You can visit the links below for further information on their products and services offered.
Foothill Federal Credit Union – www.foothillcu.org
Schools First Federal Credit Union – www.schoolsfirstfcu.org
First City Credit Union – www.firstcitycu.org
First Financial Federal Credit Union – www.ffcu.org
Chaffey Federal Credit Union – www.chaffey.com
If you have further questions about your health benefits, you can contact Diane Fowler.