Noncertificated support staff members are participants in the Public Education Employee
Retirement System (PEERS) of the State of Missouri as allowed by law. Employees who work
20 hours or more per week will be included in the state’s retirement program for support staff.
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.
Revised: 03/09/2004; 03/13/2007
Legal Refs: §§ 169.590, .600 - .712, RSMo.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 29 U.S.C. §§ 621 - 634
Lindbergh Schools, St. Louis, Missouri
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