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Benefits

Our excellent benefits package that covers a broad range of employee needs.

APS offers the following supplementary insurances at group rates:

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic and additional Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability
  • Long-term Care

Other Benefits

  • Deferred Compensation Plan 457(b):
    Employees can set aside money from their paychecks for retirement on a pretax basis through a salary deferral agreement.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    This program is designed to provide, at no cost to the employee, pre-tax benefits under Section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Pre-tax Insurance Premium Plan(PIPP):
    Employees who enroll for coverage may elect to pay their health, dental and vision premiums on a pre-tax basis through PIPP.
  • Retirement:
    New Mexico ranks among one of the highest states for Educational Retirement Benefits (ERB). Your retirement contributions are matched by APS to provide the funds for the ERB pension plan.
  • Tax Sheltered Annuities:
    Employees of APS are eligible to establish a payroll deduction for the purchase of annuities or other investments authorized in Section 403 (b) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • United States Savings Bonds:
    Employees have the opportunity to save by investing in bonds through payroll deductions.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    This is an employee benefit that provides a confidential setting in which employees can discuss problems as well as receive help in finding community resources to meet their needs.

Leave

Both paid and unpaid time off may be granted to eligible employees. Some examples of common leave include:

  • Annual (vacation)
  • Extended (FMLA)
  • Military
  • Sick
News
Prolonging the Life of Musical Instruments
The APS Music Instrument Repair Shop fixes more than 1,000 instruments a year. Still, there is a need for new instruments which would be paid for with money from the bond/mill levy.
Three APS Students Going to State Spelling Bee
More than 40 students participate in the districtwide bee held on Jan. 17.
Peanut
In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy shares some exciting personal news.
Art & Music Coming to All Elementary Schools
We're hiring 20 music and art teachers each year for the next five so that students will have both subjects every year in elementary school.
Outstanding Employees Announced
The first group of employees honored by the APS Employee Recognition Program includes an activities director, leadership instructor, redirector and specialist.
Events
Jan 23
San Idelfonso Pueblo Feast Day
Jan 23
Board Members Attend Economic Forum - Jan 23, 2019
Jan 23
Board of Education District Equity and Inclusion Committee Meeting - Jan 23, 2019
Jan 23
NCAA Information Night — Del Norte HS
Jan 24
Board Members Attend 50th Annual NM Governor's Prayer Breakfast - Jan 24, 2019
Jan 24
Board Members Attend APS Native American Open Community Forum - Jan 24, 2019
Jan 24
APS Native American Open Community Forum
Jan 26
Metro Boys Swimming & Diving Championships