Jordan School District has the opportunity each year to celebrate elementary principals for the great work they are doing in their schools. Principals may be nominated in the following categories. If you feel that your principal has done exceptional work in one of these areas, we invite you to nominate them through this survey. Nominations are due Nov. 17, 2020.
Jordan School District Employees are responsible for knowing and adhering to all District policies and procedures. The annual crucial policy review is available to District employees in Skyward through "Online Forms." As a condition of continued employment, all employees, with the exception of minor students, are required to complete the crucial policy review by December 1, 2020.
Employees may access this policy review via their Employee Access in Skyward. If you need assistance in accessing Skyward, please call the help desk at 801-567-USER (8737).
Jordan School District Employees are responsible for knowing and adhering to all District policies and procedures. The crucial policy review is now available to District employees in Skyward through "Online Forms." As a condition of continued employment, all employees, with the exception of minor students, will be required to complete the crucial policy review by November 1, 2020.
Employees may access this policy review via their Employee Access in Skyward. If you assistance in accessing Skyward, please call the help desk at 801-567-USER (8737).
Please register in JPLS for the following ongoing training:
- Wednesday, August 12, 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
- Monday, August 17, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
- Thursday, August 13, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
- Thursday, August 20, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
- Thursday, August 20, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Enrollment elections will be made using www.infinityhr.com our online enrollment tool. Please use the directions for enrollment and highlights documents below to login and complete your enrollment.
The following changes may be made during the open enrollment period.
- Enroll in a new insurance plan
- Change or cancel an existing insurance plan
- Add or cancel members from an existing plan
- Flexible Spending elections (new elections must be made each year you wish to participate)
Please take the time to review the following time-sensitive Action Item.
As schools transition from a Year-Round (YRE) to a traditional schedule, select employees may be required to transition to a traditional pay frequency (September to August) if they have not yet done so.
Pay Schedule Option Tutorial for Year-Round Transition
Use the above link if you are a Licensed or Support Professional at Fox Hollow Elementary on a YRE pay schedule and have not requested to change to a traditional pay frequency for the 2020-2021 school year. You must transition to a traditional pay frequency for the 2020-2021 school year.
Pay Schedule Option Tutorial for Year-Round Transportation
Use the above link if you are a Bus Driver or Bus Attendant on a YRE pay schedule and have not requested to change to a traditional pay frequency for the 2020-2021 school year. You must transition to a traditional pay frequency for the 2020-2021 school year.
Pay Schedule Option Tutorial for Year-Round Schools
Use the above link if you are a Licensed or Support Staff employee currently assigned to a YRE school and have not requested to change to a traditional pay frequency. You have the option of remaining on a YRE pay frequency, or transitioning to a traditional pay frequency for the 2020-2021 school year.
If you have further questions, contact HR at 801-567-8150.
Communicating effectively to employees when there is an emergency or other event that impacts the workplace is vital. That is why we are asking all employees to update their contact information in Skyward Employee Access.
It is important for you to know that in the future, along with voice messages and emails, we will be sending text messages to employees who choose to receive a text.
To update your contact information in Skyward Employee Access:
- Log in to the Skyward Finance System at skyfin.jordan.k12.ut.us
- Select “Employee Information” from the banner at the top of the page.
- Select the “Personal Information” link.
- Select the “Request Changes” button.
- Under “Phone 1” and “Phone 2”, enter the phone number(s) you would like to receive voice
- Under “Text”, enter the phone number you would like to receive text You will receive an opt-in text message within 48-hours asking you to reply with the letter Y. If you do not reply with the letter Y, then you will not receive text messages.
- Under “2nd Email”, “3rd Email” and “4th Email”, enter any additional email addresses you would like to receive email
- Select the “Save” button.
Thank you for supporting our efforts to enhance and improve emergency communications to all employees. Non-emergency communications will continue to be sent to your jordandistrict.org email address. If you have any questions or do not receive the opt-in text message after 48-hours, please contact the Information Systems Help Desk at 801-567-8737.
All employees are required to access the new online enrollment system to verify dependents, add beneficiary information and elect or waive additional benefits. Directions for accessing the online enrollment system can be found in the attached PDF files below.
You can enroll in the following benefits Feb. 3 - 18 at infinityhr.com for a March 1 effective date.
- Accidental Death & dismemberment
- Aflac Accident
- Aflac Critical Illness
- Aflac Hospital Advantage
All benefits are offered on a guarantee basis which means no health questions! Please visit infinityhr.com starting on Feb. 3 to get started.
All employees and spouses covered on the Jordan School District PEHP medical plan are eligible to participate in this health incentive program. Healthy Utah offers a free 30-minute appointment with a professional staff member, which includes these assessments:
- Diabetes risk
- Blood pressure
- Body composition
See the poster for more information on dates, times, locations and how you can set up an appointment to be screened. You can even earn a "Good For You" cash rebate just by participating!
How to View Your Calendar Year-To-Date Pay, Deductions, and Benefits in Employee Access
How to View Your Contract, Daily, Monthly, and Hourly Amounts in Employee Access
Due to the District Office closing for Winter Recess at the end of the day on Friday, Dec. 20, and not returning until Jan. 2, 2020, the Payroll Department is making the following recommendations:
- If you need to close your bank account, please call Payroll immediately.
- Paychecks are available for viewing in Employee Access on Wednesday, Dec 18.
Please review your pay check and call Payroll immediately with any questions or concerns. (801) 567-8155.
If you need help logging into your Employee Access, call the help desk at 801-567-8737.
- Payday is on Dec. 20.
The Payroll Department will resume work on Jan. 2, 2020 and will be available if you have any questions.
Thank you for your efforts in assisting Payroll.
Each year the Jordan Education Foundation partners with the South Jordan Chamber and Walmart to provide a modest holiday shopping experience for deserving middle & high school students in our District.
This year the event will take place on December 14 at 7 a.m. at the Walmart Supercenter in South Jordan. We are in need of caring, adult chaperones who can be at the event and take a student around the store to shop for some of their needs and wants. Chaperones will need to arrive at the event at 6:30am.
If you are interested, please sign up at jefchristmasforkids.org. Thank you!
If you have a life event such as having a baby or getting married you have 30 days to make any change to your insurance coverage.
If you have questions, please refer to the Master Policy found online at the Insurance Department page or contact them at 801-567-8146.
Employees may access this policy review via their Employee Access in Skyward.
Thank you and have a GREAT year!
Below are three policies and a quick reminder of the Advanced Learning Placement For Students (ALPS) program and twice exceptional students. Please read through them to refresh your memory.
AS94 – Student Discrimination and Harassment - Jordan School District is committed to providing an educational environment that is free from illegal harassment and other forms of discrimination based upon sex, race, color, ethnic background, national origin, religion, gender, creed, age, citizenship, or disability.
AS98 – Bullying, Cyberbullying and Hazing - Jordan School District is committed to providing a safe and civil school environment in which all members of the school community are treated with dignity and respect. Clearly Offensive Conduct: That conduct, be it verbal or nonverbal, which when perceived in its overall context, would be taken by a reasonable person, similarly situated, to be strongly objectionable. Discrimination: Conduct, including words or gestures and other actions, which adversely affects a student's learning environment or results in disparate treatment based upon their immutable characteristics such as sex, race, color, ethnic background, national origin, religion, gender, creed, age, citizenship, or disability.
AA441 – Privacy Right – Students and Family - Jordan School District Board directs the District Administration to develop policy which assures compliance with privacy requirements when certain information is obtained as part of a student's individual testing or evaluation program or as part of the general curriculum or school activity program. This policy shall be administered according to federal and state Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) laws. Twice Exceptional (2E) Students: Twice exceptional is a term used to describe students who show advanced abilities or potential for advanced ability, as well showing evidence of one or more disabilities such as specific learning disabilities, speech and language disorders, emotional/behavioral disorders, physical disabilities, autism spectrum, or other impairments such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Jordan District and the ALPS program offers appropriate testing accommodations for twice exceptional students. Furthermore, placement decisions are in no way screened for disabilities or behavior. Jordan District is committed to providing a fair and unbiased process for all applicants to the ALPS program.
Insurance open enrollment in Jordan School District ends in a few days. The deadline is July 31, 2018.
If you want to enroll in a plan or make any changes to existing plans, forms must be received by the Insurance Department no later than July 31.
Forms can be hand delivered to the Insurance Department in West Jordan, emailed
or faxed to 801-567-8070. They can also be mailed and postmarked no later than July 31, 2018 to:
Jordan School District
Attn: Insurance Dept.
7387 S. Campus View Dr.
West Jordan, UT 84084
If you wish to participate in flexible spending you must elect new amounts each year. Enroll online at www.pehp.org by July 31, 2018.
If you have any questions about online enrollment contact PEHP FSA department at 801-366-7503 and they will be happy to assist you.
- Enroll in a new insurance plan
- Change or cancel an existing insurance plan
- Add or cancel members from an existing plan
- Online enrollment of flexible spending – a new flexible spending election must be made each year you wish to participate in this program
Click here for more information.
Insurance Open Enrollment is June 1, 2018 through July 31, 2018. Here is the information you need to know about plan and premium changes and the schedule for benefit presentations where questions will be answered.
Open Enrollment 2018-2019
Open enrollment is June 1, 2018, through July 31, 2018, for an effective date of September 1, 2018.
Benefit Presentations and Q&A Meeting Schedule
May 23 at 3:00 pm & 4:30 pm
Auxiliary Services Building
7905 South Redwood Road
May 24 at 5:00 pm
7387 South Campus View Drive
Health and Benefits Fair
The Health and Benefits Fair has been scheduled for Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the Auxiliary Services Building North Auditorium, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Representatives from the Public Employees Health Program (PEHP), Express Scripts, CRX International, Dental Select, Educators Mutual, Total Dental Administrators, Opticare, CIGNA Life and Long-Term Disability, AFLAC, Blomquist Hale, Senior Benefits and Utah Retirement Systems will be at the Health and Benefits Fair. Free blood pressure, body composition, blood glucose, cholesterol and glaucoma screenings will be provided at no charge.
Health Insurance Benefit Changes
In an effort to maintain a comprehensive offering of benefits, while at the same time keeping premiums at the current level, the following changes will be made for 2018-2019:
Premiums: No Employee Premium Increase
Premium sheets are located on the District Insurance Department webpage.
Medical: Administrative changes recommended by PEHP on all plans.
Star plan deductible increased to IRS mandatory minimum $1,350 employee and $2,700 family.
FSA: Health Care Account maximum increased to $2,650. Online Flexible Spending enrollment.
Prescription: Voluntary CRX International prescription savings program.
Dental: For changes in TDA dental premiums visit the District Insurance Department webpage.
Enrollment guide, premium sheets, election forms, carrier information, certificates and notifications (i.e. CHIP, Medicare D Creditable Coverage) are available for review or printing on the District Insurance Department webpage. If you require assistance in accessing the webpage you may contact the insurance office at 801-567-8146 or 801-567-8341.
- Complete the “Employee Benefit Change Form” ONLY if you are making changes or enrolling for the first time. New hires complete the “New Hire Benefit Election Form”.
- If you wish to participate in flexible spending you must elect new amounts for your flexible spending account each year. Amounts do not roll over.
- Current Employees must return completed forms to the District Insurance Office by July 31, 2018. Forms may be submitted the following ways:
- Hand deliver to the JSD Insurance Department (7387 S. Campus View Dr., West Jordan, near Jordan Landing)
- Fax (801-567-8070)
- Scan and email (see email addresses under contact information)
- US Mail (7387 S. Campus View Dr., West Jordan, UT 84084)
NEW THIS YEAR - You may enroll in Flexible Spending online at PEHP.org. Log into PEHP for Members at www.pehp.org. Click the Online Enrollment button at the top of the page to enroll in FLEX$ during open enrollment. If you have any issues with online enrollment please contact PEHP Flex Department 801-366-7503.
Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) is a document, required to be made available by Health Care Reform. The purpose of the SBC is to provide information to help employees compare health plans. The SBC is available on the District Insurance Department webpage. A paper copy will be provided upon request. If you have any questions regarding the SBC, please contact a member of the Insurance Department for clarification.
Please familiarize yourself with the benefits in the master policy. A copy will be mailed to your home at the beginning of the new plan year and will also be available on the District Insurance Department webpage.
Jordan School District Department Contact Information
Last Names: A-I
Tammy Iddings: 801-567-8146
Last Names: J-S
Jeanne Ince: 801-567-8341
Last Names: T-Z & Retirees
Kathryn Brinton: 801-567-8255