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  • Supplemental Retirement Vendors at BOE

    Posted by Vicky Cosby on 4/9/2018

    Our Supplemental Retirement vendors will be at the Board of Education this week, in the cafeteria, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day.  If you would like to start a 403b or 457b,  have questions about your current supplemental retirement plans, or need to discuss diversifying your accounts, a representative will be here to assist you.  The schedule is as follows:

    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - LINCOLN

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - VALIC

    Thursday, April 19, 2018 - VOYA

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  • Spring 2018 Retirement News

    Posted by Benefits on 4/6/2018

    The AACPS Spring Pre-Retirement Seminar will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Central Office.

    For more information CLICK HERE .

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  • Continuation of Benefits Upon Resignation

    Posted by Vicky Cosby on 4/3/2018

    Attention All 10-month Employees:

    Please be aware that AACPS healthcare coverage will expire at the end of the month in which employment ends.  Continued coverage will be offered through August 31 for 10-month employees who provided early notice of resignation by April 1 and continue employment to the end of the work year.

    CLICK HERE for more information.

    Notice of Resignation Form


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  • National Board Certification

    Posted by Angela Reisler on 1/3/2018

    AACPS is currently recruiting candidates for National Board Certification. Register on MyAACPS-PD (ERO) for informational sessions at Carver.  For additional information regarding the NBC process and the application, check out https://intranet.aacps.org/Dept/HR/Pages/NBC.aspx Your completed application packet must reach Angela Reisler, NBCT, at the NBC Office/HR, 2644 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401 no later than Friday, April 27, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. For questions, call 410-222-5082, or email areisler@aacps.org.

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  • Professional Development

    Posted by Angela Barber on 11/1/2017

    Information related to Spring 2018 Professional Development Workshops and college courses is accessible through the AACPS website.  The Spring 2018 Workshop Opportunities chart can be accessed here.  

    Registration on MyAACPS-PD (ERO) for spring workshops has begun.  Workshops start as early as January 22, 2018.  Please register on MYAACPS-PD as early as possible but no later than five days before the workshop start date.

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  • NEW! Supplemental Retirement annual limits increased for 2018

    Posted by Kathy Orndorff on 10/22/2017

    2018 Defined Contribution Plan Limits Increase

    In Notice 2017-64, the IRS highlighted Defined Contribution Plan limit adjustments taking effect on January 1, 2018, for 403(b) and most 457 plans.  In 2018, the maximum employee elective deferral amount increases to $18,500 – a $500 increase from 2017.  For participants ages 50 and over, the additional “catch-up” contribution limit will remain the same at $6,000. 

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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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  • HR Retirement

    Posted by Benefits on 1/1/2017

    If you are planning to retire by July 1, 2018, you should attend an AACPS Retirement Information Program and a Retirement Forms Workshop. The schedule is available on MyAACPS-PD (formerly ERO). If you are within one year of retirement and are considering retiring, we recommend you attend both programs. Important: first obtain an estimate of your benefit by completing MSRA form 9 and submitting it to the State promptly. The estimate takes 8-10 weeks to process. The information is critical to help you make important decisions as you prepare your application for retirement.  Here are links to MSRA forms.



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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, Davetta Henderson, at djhenderson1@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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