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Now you can stay in touch and get messages sent directly to your phone or mobile device with the Columbus City Schools app. Available for iPhone and Android users, you can download it from your app store. Search for Columbus City Schools and get connected.

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CCS Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Company ID:  CCS

EAP (Employee Assistance Program) Link

PublicSchoolWORKS Online Training
PublicSchoolWORKS Online Training

In an effort to provide efficient, specialized, online training, Columbus City Schools contracts with PublicSchoolWORKS to offer all staff access to electronic professional development opportunities. PublicSchoolWORKS provides more than 400 online training programs, including courses needed to fulfill state and federal mandates. District supervisors and principals determine which courses their staff will be required to take. Required courses can be completed during the work day. Staff are welcome to complete elective courses on their own. Check with your supervisor to see what courses you should be taking, or click HERE to get started.

CCS User ID and Password
If you are a CCS Employee and do not have an active CCS Email account, please click on this link - CCS User ID/Email Registration. You must use a CCS district computer. You will be asked to sign the District's Acceptable Use Policy. In order for District employees to be allowed access to a school computer system, computer network, and the Internet, they must read and sign the consent form. If you have any question please contact the CCS Help desk at 365-8425.

Columbus City Schools Employee Benefits
Click HERE to for 2016 Employee Benefits information.


Open Enrollment for employee benefits begins October 4 and ends October 28, 2016. During Open Enrollment, ALL BENEFITS-ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES MUST TAKE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS:

· Reconfirm current elections (even if you only elect the board sponsored life insurance/dental/vision)

· Elect benefits or Make changes (add or delete dependents, update beneficiary information, etc.)

· Waive Coverage

Employee Self Service (ESS) will be used for the 2017 enrollment process. Benefit choices made during Open Enrollment are effective January 1, 2017. Please make sure that you are able to log on to ESS PRIOR to the start of Open Enrollment. ESS will not be available for benefits review (if newly hired) or enrollment until October 4, 2016. For all your 2017 enrollment information, click the link below.

2017 Employee Benefits Information 

Current CCS Employees - Verify Payroll Deductions for Benefits
All employees should verify that their benefit elections are correct on Employee Self Service. You should verify deductions coming out of your pay check by reviewing your pay statement. You can verify your benefit elections by clicking the word Benefits on the left hand side of the page in Employee Self Service as well as verify which dependents are on your plans by hovering your mouse over the word details next to your bi-weekly contribution rate. Click this link to navigate to Employee Self Service.

Office ProPlus Now FREE for CCS Staff

 Office 2013 is now offered as a free download for Home Use from Microsoft for all Columbus City School employees as a service called Office ProPlus. Office ProPlus is a free Home Use download of Office 2013 for your personal use. Office ProPlus can be downloaded on your home desktop PC or MAC. 

Get more details HERE

TALX/The Work Number® - Employee Verification System in Place
When applying for a car loan, home mortgage or apartment lease it's likely you'll need proof of employment. Columbus City Schools has contracted with TALX to handle all of our employment verification needs Now, whenever you need proof of employment or income, call The Work Number®, at 1-800-367-2884. anytime and from anywhere. Enter our employer code - 14232, ad your Social Security number and PIN (your four digit birth year).
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