Payroll, Insurance, Retirement/Drop Questions, Fingerprinting
January 2013 - Catastrophic Leave has been approved for Wayne
Contact Sandra Lester to donate days.
Mrs. Sandra Lester
Help for FAQs:
» Insurance deduction descriptions
» IRS withholding calculator
» TRS Member Handbook
» TRS Retirement Planning for and printable forms (877-517-0020)
» Read the latest PEEHIP Advisor Newsletters to stay informed about changes in your PEEHIP benefits.
» PEEHIP website has many pages of information to help you better understand your insurance.
» PEEHIP Member Handbook
» View and/or download a copy of the plan booklet from the Southland Benefit Solutions web page at http://www.southlandbenefit.com/PEEHIP/PEEHIP.aspx or call (205)343-1250 or (800)476-0677.
» VSP Vision Insurance information can be found at www.vsp.com or by calling (800)877-7195. VSP members do not need an insurance card if the doctor is a part of the VSP network.
» ALL Kids Insurance - Children of State and
Education employees may now be eligible for ALL Kids Insurance. For more
information, view the
Dependents of State and Education Employee's Notice. You can also
or print and application
(Last updated 3/29/11)
» Change of Employee Name or Address
» Catastrophic Sick Leave Transfer Form
» Catastrophic Sick Leave Approval Form
» Sick Leave Bank Loan Form
» Sick Bank Enrollment Form
» Payroll Deduction Change Form
» Printable W-4 Form (Employee's Withholding Allowance)
» Printable I-9 Form (U.S. Citizenship)
» Retirement & Drop Forms
» UNIVERSAL AVAILABLITY NOTICE for anyone who is paid through the Winston County Board of Education Payroll Process (updated Nov 09)
SUBSTITUTES AND FINGERPRINTING
» Substitute Teacher Application Form
Appointments are needed for Substitute Applicants/Fingerprinting. Appointments will be scheduled for Tuesdays or Thursdays only. Call for an appointment any day at (205)489-5018.
PROCEDURES TO APPLY FOR SUBSTITUTE CERTIFICATE IN WINSTON COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM
According to Board Policy, you must be at least 21 years of age or have completed 2 years of college to apply for a Substitute Teaching Certificate. A substitute teacher license is not required for substituting in support positions (lunchroom/maid/custodial services)
1. All substitutes must be fingerprinted. (See Fingerprint Application Process below)
2. Complete the Application for a Substitute Teacher’s License.
Option 1: An on-line application may be made through the Alabama Department of Education through Teacher Certification Online Application system at www.alabamainteractive.or/education. The non-refundable $30.00 fee must be paid by debit or credit card. There is a $4.00 transaction fee when paid online.
Option 2: A paper application may be completed at the Winston County Board of Education and the $30.00 non-refundable fee must be paid in the form of a cashier’s check or money order made payable to the Alabama Department of Education.
3. TB Test
The Winston County Health Department provides this test at no charge - phone # 205/489-2101. Results of a previous test that are less than 1 year old will be accepted.
4. Valid identification is required –
bring this information to the Winston County Board of Education
Driver’s License or Photo ID,
Social Security Card
High School Diploma/GED and/or College Credits equal to 2 years or more
FINGERPRINT APPLICATION PROCESS
1. OPTION 1 – Online Registration -www.cogentid.com/AL
Applicants are responsible for their own registration. Information provided incorrectly during registration and submitted during fingerprinting CANNOT be corrected and is the responsibility of the applicants. Changes to incorrect registration data MAY be corrected online or by telephone prior to fingerprint submission.
2. OPTION 2 – Telephone Registration – 1-866-989-9316
Cogent encourages ALL applications to register online.
Applicants are responsible for their own registration. Information incorrectly entered during registration and submitted during fingerprinting CANNOT be corrected and is the responsibility of the applicants. Changes to incorrect registration data MAY be corrected online or by telephone prior to fingerprint submission.
FINGERPRINT FEE - $54.15
Applicants may pay online during registration using a debit or credit card.
No cash, credit card or business checks are accepted at the fingerprint locations.
Applicants may pay at the fingerprint site with MONEY ORDER or CASHIER CHECK
PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE PAYABLE TO COGENT SYSTEMS
After registration is complete, contact Sandra Lester - email@example.com or 205/489-5018 to make an appointment for fingerprinting.
» Travel claims are to be filed on the last day of the month if you have a claim within that month. (Any travel done Oct 1-Oct 31 should be filed on October 31). Do not hold and send in later or for multiple months.
» Travel checks are printed on the 10th of each month for any travel during the preceding month. If the 10th falls on a weekend or holiday, the checks will be printed on the last working day prior to the 10th. Travel checks will be sent to your school on the next working day after they are printed.
» Meals on overnight trips will be reimbursed only for original, itemized receipts. Copies are not acceptable. Do not include the summary credit card receipts for meals since we cannot reimburse from them. Tips may be included on the claim, but the maximum reimbursed will be the customary 15% of the meal cost. Please label your receipts as breakfast, lunch, or dinner. We do not reimburse for snacks-only meals. The itemized receipt should include only the meal of the person listed on the travel claim. Please ask for a separate receipt if you have others dining with you. A professional development or temporary activity leave form is required to be approved before you can be reimbursed for travel expenses associated with those leaves. No faxes will be accepted. Send originals with all necessary signatures.
RSA Retirement Benefit Estimate Calculator - The Retirement Benefit Estimate Calculator is intended to allow you to generate an estimate of your future RSA retirement benefits; however, it does not replace the actual calculation of benefits when you retire.
retirees after December 1, 2011 the Peehip insurance
will be figured on a sliding scale based on your age.
The web site for Retirement is www.rsa-al.gov. The telephone number is 1-877-517-0020. If you have any questions in regard to insurance cost, the retirement calculator is on the Retirement Systems web site. Or, if you want to speak with someone, they will pull your account up and look at it and can tell specifics in regard to you personally.