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Employee Benefits

District email is the platform used to communicate any announcements regarding benefits for new and current employees. 

New employees have 30 days from their employment start date to enroll in benefits.  Current employees may only make benefit changes annually during Open Enrollment or if there is a Qualifying Life Event. 

What is a Qualifying Life Event?

Benefit Rates

2023 Benefit Rates
(Effective January 1, 2023)

Collective Bargaining Agreements:

  • HUSD and ACSA

    • Section 3000 Benefits

  • HUSD and AEOTE

    • Article 16 Compensation, A. General Provisions, 1-8, B. Enrollment Procedures, 1-7

  • HUSD and HEA

    • Article 22 Compensation, O. General Health and Welfare Provisions, 1-4, P. Enrollment Procedures, 1-2, Q. Effective July 1, 2015, 1-2, R. Miscellaneous Provisions, 1-6

  • HUSD and SEIU 1021 M&O SAFECO Unit

    • Article 18 Health and Welfare Benefits, B. Mandatory and Optional Health and Welfare Benefits, 1-2, C. Enrollment Procedures 1-3

  • HUSD and SEIU  1021 Paraprofessional / YEP Unit

    • Article 18 Health and Welfare Benefits, B. Mandatory and Optional Health and Welfare Benefits,  1-2, C. Enrollment Procedures 1-3

Open Enrollment 2023:

Mark your calendars!  The 2023 Open Enrollment dates are September 18 - October 13, 2023Reminder:  Changes made during Open Enrollment take effect January 1, 2024.

ready to retire

Thinking about retirement?  Click here to view the HUSD Retirees webpage for more information.

Department Contacts

Lisa Cote
Coordinator - Benefits/Risk Management
Email: Phone: (510) 784-2600 x 72680

For questions regarding benefits, email

Lisa-Marie Cuspard
Benefits Specialist                 (Last Name: A-K)
Email: Phone: (510) 784-2600 x 72567

Leticia Pinocci
Benefits Specialist                 (Last Name: L-Z)
Email: Phone: (510) 784-2600 x 72726

Amia Van Hook
Office Specialist
Email: Phone: (510) 784-2600 x 72643