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June 6 Update Regarding Masks
Masks are still required indoors, with continued exceptions for eating, drinking, and mask breaks. When outdoors, individuals no longer need to be masked. More >>

COVID-19 Screenings, Testing, and Contact Tracing
NYS COVID-19 School Report Card Dashboard
Reopen ICSD Updates and Announcements
School Meals Information
Student Vaccination Clinics

Employee Benefits

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Flex Spending Accounts
Benefits and Coverage Information

Who to Contact
ENV Insurance
ICSD Business Office
ICSD HR Department
Robert Van Keuren

ENV Connect

The Ithaca City School District has transitioned to a new online benefits system called ENV Connect. Through ENV Connect, staff are able to view their current insurance plan information and benefit elections, as well as enroll and/or make changes to their plan during an open enrollment period or because of a qualifying event

Click here to access your ENV Connect account. If you have not yet registered, please contact Human Resources for a new invitation email.

Health Insurance

The ICSD offers employees comprehensive medical plans through Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

COVID-19 Coverage

ICSD employee benefits related to COVID-19 include free testing (where medically necessary/consistent with CDC guidance), early medication refills, and more. To learn more, visit

2021-22 Health and Dental Insurance Rates
Classic Blue Benefit Grids
HIPAA Authorization Form
Instructions to Submit HIPAA Authorization Online
Medical Claim Forms


All employees covered by the ICSD insurance plan can receive care 24/7 via telemedicine. This service is provided by MDLIVE, a partner of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

Telemedicine Services FAQs
Telemedicine Services - BCBS
MDLIVE Overview
MDLIVE Registration Card

Vision and Dental

The ICSD offers employees vision and dental plans, administered by Ameritas. The FUSION plan combines dental and eye care benefits in one easy-to-administer plan.

2021-22 Health and Dental Insurance Rates
FUSION Highlight Sheet
Dental & Vision Transition Information
Dental Benefits Handout
Dental Claim Form
Dental Enrollment/Change/Waiver Form
Eye Care Highlight Sheet
Vision Benefits Handout
Vision Enrollment/Change/Waiver Form
Vision/Fusion Claim Form
Notice of Privacy Practices
English Version
Spanish Version
Once you've been enrolled in the Ameritas group plan, you'll receive a certificate outlining your benefits. Contact Ameritas if you haven't received a certificate. You can also access benefit information online by signing into your member account. Upon request, Ameritas will provide members with a paper copy of their certificate.

Flexible Spending Accounts

The ICSD partners with Pro-Flex Administrators LLC to offer employees Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA). This benefit allows employees to pay for everyday health care, dependent care expenses, and certain individual premium expenses with pre-tax dollars.

Direct Deposit Agreement
Direct Deposit Enrollment Form
Eligible Expenses List
FAQ - FSA with Rollover
FSA Enrollment Form
Mobile App Information
Website & Mobile App Access Info


The ICSD offers employees prescription benefit plans, administered by Express Scripts.

Notice of Privacy Practices


US OMNI offers a supplemental retirement plan that gives you the option to save money from your paycheck on a pre-tax basis while allowing your money to grow tax-deferred until retirement. 

403(b) Salary Reduction Agreement Form
Universal Availability Notice