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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien,WA 98166

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Retirement

WA State Department of Retirement Systems 

New to Highline? Watch this great video to learn about the different plans! 

Thinking about Retiring? Check out our Retiree Info Packet

Not sure which plan you are in? Create an account to find out.

Upcoming seminars
 

PEBB & VEBA
March 14, 2019
4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

What is a VEBA account?? Did you know yearly your whole employee group votes to determine if your group will be a VEBA member or not.  Come learn more about what the
VEBA account is, how it works and the benefits of saving your contributions until
retirement. 

What are your insurance options once you retire?! This seminar will cover the different insurance options that are available to public education retiree’s, how to apply for eligibility and what to expect once you’re retired.

 Sign up for seminar at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pebb-veba-seminar-tickets-54671610258

 

SOCIAL SECURITY
March 19, 2019
4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

   We are excited to have Kirk Larson from the Social Security Administration teach us about our Social Security options! During this seminar you will learn about:

· Retirement Benefits and Eligibility Requirements

· What Early Retirement Does To Your Benefits

· How do you qualify for Disability, Survivor, and Spouse Benefits   

· How to use your my Social Security Online Account and other Online Services

· What is the future of Social Security

· Understand How To Get The Most From Your Benefit

 Please create your my Social Security Account before attending the class and printout your Social Security Statement.  Go to www.ssa.gov/myaccount

  Sign up for seminar at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/social-security-seminar-tickets-54673291286

DRS 
March 27, 2019

4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m:
Early to mid career employees wanting to better understand your Washington State retirement. You will learn how your pension plan works and what you can do to help yourself save for a more comfortable retirement. We will talk about how plans 2 and 3 work and when you are eligible for your benefit, the importance of voluntary savings programs such as DCP, and retirement planning tools to help you reach your personal retirement goals! 

6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Employees nearing retirement in the next 5 years.
We will talk about how early retirement could affect your benefit, how to increase your benefit via the purchase of service credit or an annuity, and what it means to add a survivor to your benefit. We will also discuss tolls to help you decide if you're financially ready to retire as well as go over the online retirement application process!

Sign up for seminar at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2-part-drs-seminar-tickets-54672258196

Optional Retirement Plans

National Benefit Services (NBS)

National Benefit Services (NBS)
8523 S. Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84088
1-800-274-0503

To open a new 403(b) account, start with our 403(b) Packet.

Already have an account?  Here are some helpful links!

Deferred Compensation Program (DCP)

PO Box 40931
Olympia, WA 98504
1-888-327-5596

To learn more or to open a new account, start with the enrollment guide.

If you already have an account: