Retirement planning assistance is available through the Retirement Office in the Employee Benefits department. Information regarding KPERS retirement options, or information about the WPS Early Retirement program (the "Bridge"), may be obtained through personal meetings, or you may request a retirement estimate.
Employees planning to retire from USD 259 must contact the Retirement office to ensure all steps for a successful retirement have been taken.
The Retirement Seminar is now available online. Please click here for more information (Microsoft PowerPoint required).
Early Retirement Program (Bridge)
Employees who are eligible for the Early Retirement Program (Bridge) must meet and sign paperwork with the Retirement Specialist at least 6 months prior to their first bridge payment, per Policy 4069. If you are unsure of your deadline please review the calendar below or call 973-4590 for additional information.
Notification Deadline if Bridge payments begin: January August February September March October April November May December June January July February August March September April October May November June December July
RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE
Employees interested in staying on the district health insurance as a retiree should contact Gina Wiedemann, Benefit Specialist, for details. Call 973-4564 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.