The annual open enrollment for period for employee benefits is May 4, 2015 to May 22, 2015.  

This is an opportunity for you to:

  • Change your current benefit election effective September 1, 2015
  • Add or delete dependents on your medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Add or cancel Optional insurance available through MESSA and/or UNUM such as additional life insurance, etc.
  • Enroll in BASIC Flex for Medical Reimbursement or Dependent Care Coverage

If enrolled in MESSA, you will need to download your Open Enrollment Form from If you do not have a MESSA account, you will need to create one, the instructions are below.

You must return your signed, completed MESSA Open Enrollment form and/or your Cash-In-Lieu form to the Human Resources Department (Administration Building 3rd Floor) no later than May 22, 2015. Your MESSA Open Enrollment forms must be returned even if you do not wish to change your current benefits.

Natalie Vickery will hold open office hours every day from 2:00pm to 5:30pm during open enrollment period or by special appointment. Should you need assistance in printing the forms, a printer will be available in the Human Resources Office. Should you need assistance in completing your insurance forms, please contact Natalie Vickery ( or (269) 965-9472).

MESSA Open Enrollment

PDF DocumentCreating Your MESSA Account

PDF DocumentRetrieving Your Open Enrollment Form

PDF DocumentBeneficiary Designation Form  for MESSA Negotiated Life Insurance

Cash In Lieu/Waiver of Medical Coverage

PDF Document Waiver of Medical Coverage

 UNUM Life Insurance 

PDF DocumentUNUM Voluntary Life Insurance Overview  

PDF DocumentUNUM Life Insurance Application

PDF DocumentEvidence of Insurability  Required if electing over the guarantee issue amount.

BASIC Flex Enrollment 

PDF DocumentBASIC Flex Booklet

PDF DocumentBASIC Flex Enrollment Form 

PDF DocumentBCPS Overview of BASIC Flex Limitations 

Federally Mandated Notices 

PDF DocumentFederally Mandated Notices from BCPS, Dated 05-04-2015

PDF DocumentHIPPA Notice 

PDF DocumentSummary of Coverage and Benefits - BCEA, BCES, BCESPA, BCPA

PDF DocumentSummary of Coverage and Benefits - Administrators and Professionals 

PDF DocumentSummary of Coverage and Benefits - PT Paraprofessionals and PT Secretaries 


Board Policies


PDF DocumentDistrict Selected Board Policies 

 PDF DocumentDiscriminatory Harassment of Employees or Applicants Policy

Stephen Sestina

Executive Director

(269) 965-9467

Dianne Hatley

Personnel Manager

(269) 965-9476

Natalie Vickery

HR Administrative Assistant - Personnel/Benefits

(269) 965-9472

Fax (269) 965-9490


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