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  • HR Retirement

    Posted by Vicky Cosby on 5/11/2019

    Retiring this fall or at the end of 2020?

    Check out our Retirement Information Slide Presentation here or contact HR/Retirement Department at 410-222-5224.

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  • Supplemental Retirement Vendors

    Posted by Vicky Cosby on 5/11/2019

    During these unprecedented times our supplemental retirement vendors are available to discuss your retirement goals, planning and budgeting, and managing your investments through virtual meetings and by phone.

    AIG Retirement Services (formerly VALIC)

    To find out who your financial professional is and schedule a virtual meeting, please follow the steps below: 

    1. Sign into your account. If you’re not registered for an online account yet, you can do so here.
    2. Once signed in, scroll to the bottom of your Overview page to view your financial professional’s information.
    3. Contact your financial professional directly to schedule a virtual meeting.

    Lincoln Financial

    Roberto Molina is available by phone or email at 443-848-7537 or Roberto.Molina@lfg.com. Reach out Roberto directly for assistance with your supplemental retirement needs or questions.


    Robin Laird is available Monday – Friday from 9 am – 3 pm.  To schedule a virtual meeting with Robin click here or she can be reached at 443-949-5217 or robin.laird@voyafa.com.


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  • Leaving for the summer? Some things to remember....

    Posted by HR on 6/22/2018

    The Carol Sheffey Parham Building and all AACPS schools and work locations will be closed on Fridays over the summer beginning June 26, 2020 and ending August 21, 2020.

    Employees must work their extended hours during the four-day summer work week, except if you have been given approval by your supervisor to take annual leave on Fridays.    

    Remember your Password

    All employees must abide by Board Policy and Regulation regarding Computer Ethics and Security (DI/409 and DI-RA/AR409). Employees who will be gone over the summer are expected to memorize their system password. Passwords should not be emailed or written down.

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  • Supplemental Retirement

    Posted by Vicky Cosby on 5/11/2018

    The Supplemental Retirement Consolidated Quarterly Investment Performance Report for first quarter 2020 has been posted.

    To view the report CLICK HERE

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  • NEW! Supplemental Retirement annual limits increased for 2019

    Posted by Kathy Orndorff on 10/22/2017

    2020 Defined Contribution Plan Limits Increase

    In Notice 2019-59, the IRS highlighted Defined Contribution Plan limit adjustments taking effect on January 1, 2020, for 403(b) and most 457 plans.  In 2020, the maximum employee elective deferral amount increases to $19,500 – a $500 increase from 2019.  For participants ages 50 and over, the additional “catch-up” contribution limit will increase to $6,500. 

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  • Employee Self Service

    Posted by HR on 8/27/2017

    Human Resources provides access to paystubs for all active employees through our Employee Self Service (ESS) site. Go to ESS to view your paystub, W-2, as well as your pay details, deductions, leave, benefits, dependents, and other personal information. You can also update your address and contact information for ConnectED calls. To access the ESS system, go to https://ess.aacps.org and enter your network username (entered in lower case letters) and password. You must log out of the ESS system when you are done.  You should keep your password secure and not share it with anyone.

    Links to ESS Resources are available on the HR Intranet page. Just click on the Employee Self Service button. If you have questions about the data in ESS, call HR at 410-222-5061. If you have trouble accessing ESS or don’t know your username and password, contact the Help Desk at 410-222-5135 or Help-Desk@aacps.org

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  • Job Description Library

    Posted by Kathy Orndorff on 11/1/2016

    The online Job Description Library (JDL) can be accessed via the Intranet.  It is designed to allow:

    • employees to search and view active job descriptions online,
    • managers to create new job descriptions,
    • managers to edit and submit job description changes, and
    • HR to track and store historical job descriptions.  

    The following Help documents are available in the JDL:

    • Job Aids ("How-To" Guides:  View, Edit, Create, or Reclassification)
    • Job Description Templates
    • Job Level Guidelines

    For assistance, contact the JDL Administrator, Sherria Coates, at skcoates@aacps.org or call 410-222-5088.

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  • Employment Verification

    Posted by Payroll on 10/1/2016

    Are you buying or refinancing a home? Need a car loan? Direct your lender to use The Work Number to obtain verification of your employment/salary.  Tell your lender the code for AACPS is 10599.  Instructions are available.  There is also a handy flyer.   

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  • Fraud, Waste and Abuse

    Posted by HR Investigations on 9/1/2016

    AACPS has a Fraud, Waste and Abuse reporting hotline number that employees and citizens of Anne Arundel County can call to report potential instances where they believe fraud, waste or abuse of AACPS property or resources is taking place. The toll free fraud hotline number is 1-888-484-1169. It can be reached 24 hours a day. All calls are confidential and can be made anonymously.

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