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    We understand the COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on our daily lives. Many of you may be working from home or choosing to social distance. No matter your current situation, we are here as your 2020-2021 Employee Benefits Open Enrollment resource. We are in this together. Please review the many resources available to assist you with open enrollment.

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    Review all of the benefits in the 2020-2021 GPISD Benefits Book

    2020-2021 Open Enrollment (Returning Staff)
    ONLINE ENROLLMENT | July 15, 2020 – August 14, 2020 | 24/7
    Visit https://ffga.benselect.com/enroll to enroll in benefits online. Your login is your Social Security Number, no dashes (123456789) and your PIN is the last four digits of your social security number and the last two digits of your birth year (678977). 

    ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE | July 15, 2020 – August 21, 2020 | 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Contact Employee Benefits Department:
    Email benefits@galenaparkisd.com
    Jenny Bernabe 832-386-1276 | jbernabe@galenaparkisd.com

    Holli Sherrard 832-386-1507 | hsherrard@galenaparkisd.com

    Contact Enrollment Assistance Center at 1-855-765-4473 select Option 3

    Benefits Enrollment (New Hires)
    Eligible new hires must actively enroll or waive coverage within 31 days of your actively-at-work date.  Your actively-at-work date is the effective date of your contract.  If you fail to enroll or waive coverage during the 31-day grace period, you will not be eligible to enroll in benefits until you have a qualifying event or during the next Open Enrollment period in July 2021, whichever comes first.

    Contact Employee Benefits Department: 
    Email benefits@galenaparkisd.com
    Jenny Bernabe 832-386-1276 | jbernabe@galenaparkisd.com
    Holli Sherrard 832-386-1507 | hsherrard@galenaparkisd.com

    Employee Benefits
    The Employee Benefits Department operates under the Director of Employee Benefits, and the Associate Superintendent for Human Resource Services. Employee Benefits strives to meet the goals set forth by our Board of Trustees and the Superintendent, through prudent stewardship of its financial resources in order to support student success.

    Mission Statement
    The health and well-being of our employees is a primary concern of Galena Park Independent School District. The mission of the Employee Benefits Department is to provide competitive benefits and services to our employees with courtesy, dignity, and respect while maintaining confidentiality.

    Hours of Operation:
    Summer Hours (through July 31, 2020)
    7:00 am - 5:30 pm 
    Monday - Thursday

    8:00 am - 5:00 pm (resumes August 3, 2020) 
    Monday - Friday

    Department Contacts:
    Jenny Bernabe, Specialist | 832-386-1276 | jbernabe@galenaparkisd.com
    Valerie Guajardo, Lead Specialist | 832-386-1245 | vguajardo@galenaparkisd.com
    Holli Sherrard, Director | 832-386-1507 | hsherrard@galenaparkisd.com
    Department Email: benefits@galenaparkisd.com
    Department Fax: 832-386-1449

    Mailing Address:
    14705 Woodforest Blvd 
    Houston, TX  77015