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 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.  Medical plan effective dates are October 1st through September 30th.  Benefit Summaries are available in the tabs below.

Reminders and Helpful Information:
The benefits package for VETA Bargaining Unit Members is fully paid by the district and includes medical, dental and vision insurance for the employee and eligible dependents, plus basic Life and AD&D insurance coverage for the employee. 

** The Employee Benefits Open Enrollment Period is 4/29/24 through 5/17/24 ** 
This is your annual opportunity to make changes to your insurance benefits.  No action is need on your part unless you are making changes to your current coverage.

  • To make changes for open enrollment click HERE to access the Open Enrollment Startcard
  • Changes made to medical plans during Open Enrollment go into effect on October 1st  
  • Open enrollment changes to dental, vision, or voluntary supplemental insurance plans go into effect July 1st

** Join us for The VESD Way Benefits and Wellness Expo **
Wednesday, May 8,20242 pm - 5 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center, 12603 Mariposa Rd, Victorville, CA 92395  Click HERE to view event flyer 


Optional Voluntary Insurance Plans
Enrollment, cancellation or changes to these plans can be made during the current Open Enrollment Period 4/29/24 through 5/17/24. 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 renew or enroll in a Section 125 Flexible Spending Account Plan during the open enrollment period. Contact 
American Fidelity directly at 1-800-365-9180, option 0, for more information or click here to schedule an appointment.

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 via 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 is 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]