Medical & Dental Insurance

  • Shakopee Schools currently offers medical insurance through Preferred One and dental insurance through Health Partners. We offer three different medical plans.  Review the plans by looking at the summary of coverage sheets.  As a benefits eligible employee you may enroll insurance within 30 days of your date of hire, within 30 days of a qualifying event or during open enrollment. Open enrollment is in May each year with the insurance effective date July 1 through June 30.
    Once you have selected the plan you are interested in you can complete your enrollment using the Plan Source website. 
    The plan year for medical/dental insurance runs July 1 through June 30.  The deductible for the district's dental insurance run on a calendar year; January through December.
    Do you have questions on insurance or you are not sure of what plan is right for you? Shakopee School's insurance broker can assist with any questions George Vander Weit at or call at 952-873-7111. 
    *If you experience a change in your coverage this is called a qualifying event. Qualifying events are defined as; birth of a child, marriage, divorce or death, or an involuntary loss of coverage. You have 30 days from the date of the qualifying event to change your coverage. Shakopee Schools does allow you to drop coverage with a qualifying event. Your coverage can only be dropped at the end of a month.