• Each employee shall be paid on a twice monthly basis (i.e., the 10th and 25th of each month) beginning with the August 25 pay perid and shall be paid in twenty-four (12-month) equal installments.

    All payroll shall be in the form of direct deposit via electronic medium with paper documentation. 

    See Article VII:  Compensation and Fringe Benefits of the contract for more specific information.  Please contact the Business Office with any questions.  309-477-4744 (extension 1022)

Insurance Benefits

  • Pekin Public Schools District 108 offers all full-time employees the eligibilty to enroll in the District's health and dental insurance plans.  Full time employees are those required to work 30 or more hours per week.


    Click here to find out more about eligibity, enrollment and plan benefits.


    Effective July 1, 2018, District 108 switched to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois for medical and dental coverage.  Please see the Insurance Information under the Business Office webpage by clicking here.


  • VSP Vision Insurance

    New for 2019-2020

    The District is now offering a voluntary vision insurance plan through VSP. You can now enroll yourself or your entire family for vision coverage. This plan is only availbe through open enrollment or with a qualifying life event.

    Rates per pay:

    Employee Only                          $2.97

    Employee plus Spouse             $4.74

    Employee plus Child(ren)         $4.84

    Family                                          $7.80

    Click here to see the benefit summary and click here to see the VSP Illinois Choice Plan Directory for eligible providers.

    Contact the Business Office or VSP at or 1-800-877-7195 with questions.

Insurance Benefit Information

  • Insurance Plans and Eligibility

    Pekin Public Schools District 108 offers all full-time employees the eligibility to enroll in the District's health and dental insurance plans.  Full time employees are those required to work 30 or more hours per week.

    You may also enroll your eligible dependents, your lawful spouse, and/or your dependent child(ren) under age 26 (age 30 if military) and/or your disabled adult dependent.

    The District offers two available health insurance plans, PPO-1 and PPO-2, and a dental insurance plan.  If you are enrolled in the District insurance, you will have a medical plan and the dental plan.  We do not offer just medical insurance or just dental insurance. 

     BCBS health and dental coverage became effective July 1, 2018.

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  • Open Enrollment

    Open Enrollment Month:  May 1 - 31, 2019

    Plan Coverage Year:  July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020

    Elections made at the time of open enrollment will remain in effect until the end of the next June. Any changes must wait until the next open enrollment period unless you have a "Qualifying Life Event."

    See the BCBS Open Enrollment Packet for plan information as well as information on BCBS wellness options and how to set up an account on Blue Access for Members.

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  • Qualifying Life Events


    The following events qualify our employees to make changes to their insurance elections:

    • Change in Status:  Marriage, divorce, legal separation, annulment, or death

    • Change in Number of Dependents:  Birth, death, adoption/placement for adoption or dependent reaching limiting age

    • Change in Employment Status of Employee, Dependent, or Spouse that affects that individual's eligibility

    • Change in Employee, Spouse, or Dependent Coverage on Spouse's plan durint Spouse's Open Enrollment Period

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  • Insurance Rates

    Below are the rates for the insurance plans for each tier.  The employee rates have not changed for the 2019-2020 plan year. Click here to open the entire rate sheet with the full premium amounts and District portions.

    Combined Rates for Medical and Dental Coverage - Amounts per Check (Paid twice each month)

                                                                                          PPO-1                          PPO-2

    Employee Only                                                            $61.80                          $58.70

    Employee plus Spouse                                             $247.33                        $223.70

    Employee plus Child(ren)                                        $233.76                        $211.89

    Family                                                                         $326.70                        $310.29

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Contact Information

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

    Effective 7/1/2018

    Medical:  800-828-3116
    Pharmacy:  800-423-1973
    Dental:  800-367-6401


    Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    Group Plan Solutions (GPS)
    Healthcare FSA
    Dependent FSA

    Click here to see more information.

  •  Bard Optical's Preferred Provider Discount Vision Care Plan

    Acuity Advantage Elite Plan
    All About Eyes - 5116 N Big Hollow Rd Ste 103 - Peoria

    Colonial - Supplemental Insurance

    Click here for your available voluntary insurance benefits.


  • Contact Caty Campbell, Payroll/Accounting Coordinator
    309-477-4744 ext 1025