Employee Benefits

Melanie Garcia
Human Resources Coordinator
Phone: (575) 492-2797


New Mexico Public Schools Insurance Authority (NMPSIA)


NMPSIA is a state agency created to provide group health insurance and risk-related coverage for public schools, charter schools and educational entities.  They offer the following employee benefit programs:


Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
- High Option Plan 
- Low Option Plan
- Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) Plan

Presbyterian  - High Option Plan - Low Option Plan


- United Concordia


- Davis Vision


New Mexico Educational Board (NMERB)


As a public educational employee of New Mexico, one of your benefits is a defined benefit pension plan for your retirement. This pension plan makes sure you get paid every month for the rest of your life when you retire!  All active 火博体育官网 full-time employees are required to participate as a regular members in salary deduction payments as required by NMERB.  All earnings shall be subject to retirement withholding. Some part-time 火博体育官网 employees may be required to particiapte. For more information contact the Human Resource Office.


403(b) Retirement Plan


A 403(b) plan (tax deferred annuity or TSA) is a retirement plan offered by public schools. This plan lets employees defer some of their salary into individual accounts. All full-time employees and part-time employees may participate on a salary deduction basis in a 403(b) tax deferred retirement plan.  For more information contact the Human Resource Office.


Educational Benefits


An 火博体育官网 full-time employee, his/her spouse, and elgible dependents are entitled to a total of nine (9) credit hours of tuition-free credit courses OR one (1) Community Education course per semester. Eligible dependents must reside full-time at the same residence as the 火博体育官网 employee or in 火博体育官网 housing and be elgible for coverage under the 火博体育官网 employee's medical insurance policy through 火博体育官网.


Wellness Program


火博体育官网 offers a campus Wellness Program to promote individual wellness among members of the campus communtity through education and prevention. This program provides full-time employees to take one hour each week from work to particiapte in physical activity. To sign up for this program you must complete the 火博体育官网 Wellness Program Particiaption form and turn it in to the Human Resources Office.