Employee News Blog for the Week of March 7, 2022

By Communication and Community Relations
March 07, 2022

Summer Clinic Employment Interest Form Due by March 18

March 9, 2022

The Office of Special Education Procedural Support will hold Summer Clinic from June 21 through August 4 at Twain Middle School and Woodson High School.
Summer Clinic serves to ensure that federally mandated special education processes related to the identification and evaluation of school age students are maintained when school-based staff are not on contract. This includes work related to child find, evaluation and eligibility for special education, re-evaluation, individual education program (IEP) development and section 504 processes.  

Both general education and special education teachers are needed to staff this program.  
Teachers selected to work Summer Clinic will be compensated at a flat rate of $68.00 per hour.  
Apply now on the Hub through the Due Process and Eligibility site. The deadline to submit an interest form is Friday, March 18


2021 Flexible Spending Account Filing Deadline Is March 31 

March 8, 2022

If you participated in the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for 2021, remember that you have until Thursday, March 31, to submit claims for your 2021 FSA expenses. You can file your claims through your Optum account. Instructions for filing a claim can be found on the Benefits News and Updates website. As a reminder for plan year 2022 only, any unused Dependent Care or Health Care dollars that you have remaining from plan year 2021 can be used for expenses incurred in 2022. This is a special rollover provision for plan year 2022 only. 
Please note: At the end of 2022, standard rollover provisions will apply. No dependent care spending account funds may rollover to 2023; $570 rollover is permitted for the health care FSA.


FCPS Online Classifieds Free for Employees

March 7, 2022

The FCPS Online Classifieds system—which is for employees only and can be found on the Hub at http://commapps.fcps.edu/classifieds—is a free way for employees to post ads for personally owned items that they are seeking to buy, sell, or give away. Examples include electronics, children’s items, fitness and sports equipment, furniture, cars, and tickets. It's also a great tool to help an employee look for someone to share a ride to work, find a roommate, or rent real estate. The FCPS Online Classifieds system is completely self-service and allows users to post new ads or update or renew existing ads at any time.

Ads for employee-owned businesses or school or workplace fund-raisers will not be accepted. A complete list of rules of use can be found at http://commapps.fcps.edu/classifieds/Policy.cfm.   

Because of the system’s technical restrictions, electronic photos cannot be uploaded along with postings. Feel free to include information in your posting that a picture is available by email upon request. For answers to some other frequently asked questions, go to http://commapps.fcps.edu/classifieds/FAQ.cfm.

For more information, contact Andy Grunig at [email protected]

Add the Classifieds to Your Hub Quick Links

If you would like to add the FCPS Classifieds to your Hub quick links, you can do so by:

  • Going to the Hub home page - https://hub.fcps.edu/
  • Clicking the “Update My Quick Links” button.
  • Doing a search for Classifieds.
  • Clicking on the + sign in the right hand corner.