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New Hires

Welcome to Lafayette Parish School System! We are excited you have chosen our District for your career. We know that benefits are an important part of your employment at LPSS. Because of this, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs. 


New Employees hired for 2020 - 2021 School Year

Employees have (30) days to elect benefits from their date of hire.

  • Employees hired during the month of July are eligible for benefits September 1, 2020.
  • Employees hired during the month of August are eligible for benefits October 1, 2020.
  • Employees who do not enroll in benefits at new hire will have to wait for open enrollment (9/15/20 – 11/13/20). Benefits are effective January 1, 2021.

**To ensure compliance with the Louisiana legislature and its approval of Act 32 on October 28, 2020, LPSS new hires are eligible for HEALTH insurance benefits on the first day of their employment. Please contact LPSS Insurance for more details. ** 

Employee Services will schedule a new hire meeting for every LPSS employee. Please check your email for new hire orientation details.


To view the LPSS New Hire benefits Packet CLICK HERE

To view the LPSS New Hire benefits Powerpoint CLICK HERE


Mandatory return forms - Due within 30 days of hire

UNUM Life Insurance – Every active employee has a $10k group term Basic life insurance benefit. UNUM requires a written enrollment form.

Waiver of coverage – If you have health insurance elsewhere, LPSS is required to obtain a waiver of coverage form.

BCBS Health Insurance Enrollment – Employees needing health insurance should fill out the health insurance enrollment form .

You may return forms via email at, via pony mail or in person at Central Office.

Voluntary Benefits

Lafayette Parish School System has chosen Educational Benefits Inc. (EBi) as your voluntary benefit administrator. Your voluntary benefit offerings include: Dental, Vision, Short / Long Term Disability, Universal Life and Life Events, Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Legal Shield, Supplemental and Dependent Group Term Life and AD&D. To view your voluntary benefit offerings CLICK HERE.

For new hires who prefer to enroll online, EBi offers a self-enrollment option for voluntary benefits CLICK HERE . See the easy to follow instruction booklet to assist you with your enrollment CLICK HERE

For new hires who prefer to enroll directly with EBi's customer service team, please call 1-844-922-3297.

Employees are eligible to enroll in benefits during the first (30) days of hire.