HPEC Full Time Certified
Individual Medical Insurance plan provided by the board of education.
Spouse, children, or family Health Insurance also available for
purchase by the employee under the Section 125 Cafeteria plan.
Group Life Insurance, Salary Protection and Individual
Dental Plan provided by the board for certified staff members
working more than half-time.
Cancer, Medical Expense Reimbursement, Dependent
Care Reimbursement, and other options offered by American Fidelity are available for purchase by each employee under
the Section 125 Cafeteria Plan.
Professional Dues, KPERS Optional Life, Tax Sheltered
Annuities, and After Tax Annuities available for purchase by each
employee outside the Cafeteria plan.
Ten days sick leave annually and sick leave is accruable
from year to year up to a maximum of 80 days
Four days personal leave annually
$400 classroom budget
All employees working more than 630 hours participate in the Kansas Public Employees
Retirement Plan (KPERS).
HPEC Tuition Options Prior to Professional
Employment - Individuals working on a BS degree
and teaching endorsement in education - HPEC will provide reimbursement
for an individual’s last semester of tuition if the individual
will 1) complete a degree, 2) be eligible for a teaching license
and 3) begin work in special education. A plan will be
developed in which tuition reimbursement will be traded for
years of service. Teachers with a BS or MS degree in
education or related field working towards a teaching endorsement
in special education - HPEC will provide reimbursement for tuition
for students who have a plan of study that results in a teaching
license with endorsement in special education. A plan will be
developed in which tuition reimbursement will be traded for years
Employee Reimbursement for College
Hours Earned - The Board of Directors will reimburse
certified employees for approved college hours who are currently
under contract and will continue under contract for the following
school year. Reimbursement will be provided for tuition up to
$240 per semester
credit hour for graduate hours and $50 for HPEC approved under-graduate
hours, not to exceed nine hours per year.