The BUUSD Human Resources Staff, left to right: Leslic Babic, Human Resources Specialist; Linda Papineau, Receptionist and Human Resources Assistant; and Carol Marold, Human Resources Director.
Welcome to the Human Resources office at the Barre Unified Union School District.
We are here to assist employees with issues and questions related to life, health, and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; wellness; personal, medical, or maternity leave; and workers compensation.
Each of our staff members is trained to answer your questions and guide you through the sometimes confusing steps (and paperwork!) involved in accessing your benefits. If you can't find the answers or information you're looking for in the links on this page, please contact one of our staff members during regular business hours. Our department email is:
Our Confidential Fax # is: (802) 419-3500
Note: Every effort has been made to make the forms and documents on this page compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are unable to view or read any of these forms, please contact a member of our staff, and we will mail the form(s) you require out to you.
- Background Check Process
- Benefit Descriptions and Mandatory Notices
- Employee Discounts
- Frontline (AESOP) System & Attendance
- Health and Dental Insurance
- HRA, FSA, and DCA Accounts
- Leaves of Absence
- Life Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance
- Master Agreements
- PATH & Invest EAP
- Substitute, Non Contracted, and Volunteer Employees Handbooks, Policies & Procedures
- Workers Compensation
Benefit Description Wrap Documents
SUMMARY OF BENEFITS FOR 2020 VEHI HEALTH PLANS
EXCLUSIVE PROVIDER ORGANIZATION
Section 125 Plans
Comprehensive Health & Dental Insurance Plans
The Barre Supervisory Union offers a wide range of health and dental plans that allow employees to tailor a plan to their unique needs, circumstances, and objectives. The plans are administered by The Vermont Education Health Initiative (VEHI), and answers to all of your questions about plans, costs, coverages, and more can be found by visiting the VEHI Website.
For information about your Dental insurance plan, simply follow this link to Northeast Delta Dental
Click Here to Login to Healthy Dollars
Follow these links to access other HRA, FSA, and DCA information.
It is possible that at one time or another, you will need to request a Leave of Absence under the Family Medical Leave Act or the Vermont Parental Leave Act. Should this ever be the case, there are a number of forms you will need to complete and return to the Human Resources office. You can learn more about Leaves of Absence by reading these two documents: FMLA Employee Rights and the FMLA-VPFL Guidelines. Once you've had a chance to review these documents, you can then download and complete the following forms:
Information on our Invest Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) can be found by following this link: Invest EAP
Wellness / PATHpoints
Among the benefits available to you as an employee of the BSU is a Wellness program called PATHpoints. PATHpoints is sponsored by VEHI, the Vermont Education Health Initiative, a nonprofit health insurance trust for Vermont school employees, co-managed by the Vermont School Boards Insurance Trust (VSBIT) and the Vermont-National Education Association (V-NEA). To sign up for (or log into) PATHpoints, follow this link: PATHpoints
Our PATH Building Leaders are:
Barre City: Jessica Maurais, Ian Thomas
SHS: Beth Bicknell, Jesse Carpenter, Sarah Chap
CVCC: Wendy Clark, Cheryl Zanleoni
Barre Town: Laura Thygesen, Jessie Casavant, Amy Robertson
BUUSD: Ashley Dunlea
Workers Compensation provides healthcare and income benefits in the event you are injured on the job and incur expenses related to that injury. We recommend that all employees take a few minutes to familiarize themselves with our Workers Compensation Procedures in the event of an injury: