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It is time to take advantage!! Annual Health Insurance enrollment started October 15th. See the WSSRA Webinar on November 9th to learn about two new PEBB insurance plans now available. Click here to learn more.

Informative Webinars for Active and Retired School Employees!

Check out WSSRA.org under the tab WSSRA Current News and Projects:

  1. Health Care Authority: New United Health Care Medicare Advantage program coming in 2021. Sign up deadline November 30.
  2. Washington State Actuary: Supports the soundness of the pension system.
  3. Washington State Investment Board: 75% of your pension comes from the investments.
  4. Preretirement Webinar: Posted afterFebruary 18, 2021.
  5. Department of Retirement.

These are a few of the subjects of importance that you can find on the WSSRA website.

Mini Grants

Our mini grant program has changed due to the Covid 19 issues that schools are now dealing with. Please read the following letter and mini grant form to see what Unit 21 members are now doing to offer support to the local schools and staff.

As usual, all school employees are eligible to apply. However, this year we are looking to maximize our dollars and grant proposals will be judged on merit (number of students affected, feasibility of success, and funding needed). In the past each grant was for $150, this year amounts awarded will vary from $150 and above based on the criteria above. Grant applications must be submitted via email and received by the cutoff date. Preference will be given to Unit 21 members. A non-member may apply and receive a grant one time.

ASK A FRIEND TO JOIN WSSRA!

All across Washington there is a local unit for you and for your friends and co-workers. Membership can be by automatic deduction!

If you are still employed your school district will facilitate your membership cost of $7 per month. Please contact Michele Hunter at 360-413-5496 or mhunter@wssra.org for information or click the membership link in the box below.

If you are a retired school retiree, please call Michelle or Barbara Robinson Unit 21 membership chair at babsann09@comcast.net for information or click the membership link in the box below.

Remember if you live in the Skagit, Island, San Juan area your unit of choice is Unit 21.