Garfield Re-2 News You can Use

A quick update on District happenigs

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Help us get better - take the benefits survey TODAY!

We are trying to learn more about what benefits you use, and what benefits you would like to see whether you use the benefits right now or not.

CLICK HERE to take this anonymous and confidential survey today!

WE WANT YOU. . .on the Human Resources Design team!

Have you ever wondered about how our insurance benefits are determined? Do you want to see a more robust wellness policy? The HR Design Team may be for you!!! This committee will be tasked with reviewing our current health insurance and enhancing our benefits, and much, much more!!!

We will be sending out a survey regarding our current benefits to assist in guiding our work around insurance. All employees currently enrolled in CEBT health benefits will receive a survey link on or about August 20, 2018. Please keep an eye on your email for this link and other information regarding the survey. If you should have any preliminary questions regarding this survey please contact Elizabeth Rinaldi at

Benefit Bear says to be sure and check out this great webinar from TRIAD!

TRIAD offers this great webinar: Ages and Stages

This month is: TECHNOLOGY AND KEEPING YOUR KIDS SAFE Is it time to let my child have a cell phone? Take care of herself after school? Have his own Instagram account? Parents today have more to worry about than when to get a child their first bike or have their first sleepover. Your Employee Assistance Program is there 24/7 with information and resources to help you decide when your child is ready to take the next step. (SEE PDF BELOW)

To view this webinar, go to and “Log-in to Your EAP” using your organization’s User ID and Password (on the flier below) after the active date on the flier. Webinars are now prerecorded and accessible any time after the date above. The webinars also offer enhanced interactivity to allow users to submit questions. Questions are answered individually via email and then also uploaded into an FAQ section to aid other users.

Don’t have time to view the webinar? Transcripts are available on the same page as login.

Ski pass payroll deduct is HERE!

Winter is approaching quickly! Plan to ski this winter?

Once again, Garfield School District Re-2 is excited to offer the Super Early Ski Pass discount to our employees for Aspen Snowmass Ski Passes as well as Sunlight Mountain Resort Passes! But wait, it gets better!

Payroll deduction for both pass types are available over a three month period! (September through November)

Please request all ski passes via TalentEd by:

Tuesday September 4, 2018. (Instructions below as well)

For instructions on How to login to TalentEd and request a Sunlight Mountain Resort ski pass via payroll deduction CLICK HERE

For instructions on How to login to TalentEd and request an Aspen Snowmass ski pass via payroll deduction CLICK HERE

HOW DO I. . .log into TalentEd and submit credits?

Submitting credits has gone electronic!

Certified staff members can now submit credits via the self service, TalentEd system for approval. Emailed credits will no longer be accepted. You can login to TalentEd to view what credits we have on file for you, that we have received certificates for.

Below you can find instructions on How to login to TalentEd & submit your credits. If you do not see your credits in the Transcript/License or Credit folder, please submit via the TalentEd system for approval by October 1, 2018 for consideration for salary advancement. As a reminder, every 8 credits, you can receive an additional $485 annually on your contract. Please contact Human Resources with questions at

Check out the training Colorado River BOCES has to offer

Colorado River BOCES has organized several trainings for the upcoming school year. CPI trainings are available and recommended for staff working with students with behavioral challenges. Additional trainings are centered around behavior and IEP writing. It's an easy to use calendar with links for registration. Check it out at

For questions about information contained in this newsletter. . .

Contact Theresa Hamilton - - 665-7621 - 366-6683