As we welcome in Spring with longer days and signs of the pandemic ending we focus on Staff Wellness.
Welcome to the March edition of the Personnel Office news. Please find information on accessing your employee assistant program that is part of the benefit package for every BCSD employee and their family members. https://www.eniweb.com/nexgen-eap/
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As an employee of Binghamton City Schools, you have unlimited access to a Virtual Concierge Service
Virtual Concierge Service which can assist you with many things when you are healthy or if you or your family are impacted by illness (one example would be assistance with locating caregivers for children or older adults). You can reach out to them at 1-800-EAP-CALL or go to their website found here.
TUITION REIMBURSEMENT, GRADUATE HOUR INCREASES AND LOAN FORGIVENESS
If you are a Teacher, Teaching Assistant or Aide and are taking courses that are relevant to your job, you are eligible for tuition reimbursement. Courses submitted for reimbursement must be taken during the current school year (Summer 2021 through Spring 2022). Teachers and Teaching Assistants may also be eligible for a Graduate Hour Increase. If you are interested in requesting reimbursement or a graduate hour increase, please follow this link to find the “Tuition Reimbursement” and “Graduate Hour Increase” forms and instructions that are appropriate for your position. Teachers may be also be eligible to apply for Loan Forgiveness and there are several options that may be available to you. You can test out the abilities of the Virtual Personal Assistant or visit MyFedLoan for more information at this link. At this site, there is a teacher Loan Forgiveness quiz to assist you.