Noncertificated support staff members are participants in the Public Education Employee Retirement System (PEERS) of the State of Missouri as allowed by law. A retired employee, as well as his or her dependents, surviving spouse and children, shall be allowed to remain or become members in non-insurance health benefit programs, self-funded plans and insured plans by qualifying for the coverage in the manner prescribed by law under the provisions of such plan and paying the premiums of said plans.

Persons engaged by the district as independent contractors, including consultants, are not by virtue of such engagement considered employees of the district for purposes of membership or contribution to the Public School Retirement System or PEERS.

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Note: The reader is encouraged to check the index located at the beginning of this section for other pertinent policies and to review administrative procedures and/or forms for related information.

Adopted: 1-14-08


Legal Refs: 169.590, .600 – .712, RSMo.

Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 29 U.S.C. 621- 634

Raymondville R-VII School District, Raymondville, Missouri