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Platte County School District #1
Benefits and Contact Information

Below is a brief description of the benefits that PCSD#1 has to offer. We invite you to take advantage of the links below and explore our health, dental, vision, and retirement plans. If you have any questions concerning any of these benefits, please contact Heidi Esselman, PCSD#1 Human Resources, at 307-322-3175 ext 1006 or email: Heidi is always happy to answer your questions and concerns.


PCSD#1 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming

Platte County School District #1 offers several group health insurance plans through Wyoming Educators Benefits Trust (WEBT). All of these insurance plans are through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming network. Employees meeting the district established guidelines are eligible to receive health insurance coverage through the district. Click here for the summary to each of the plans.

PCSD #1 intends to maintain this plan indefinitely, but reserves the right to terminate or change the plan at any time and for any reason.  Changes to any of the plans may be made including, but not limited to, services covered, deductibles, copayments, maximums, exclusions or limitations, definitions, eligibility, etc. 

Blue Cross Blue Shield has an informative website for you to gather further information or to contact them regarding questions you may have. Click here to go to BCBS of Wyoming for online assistance.

PCSD#1 Delta Dental of Wyoming

Platte County School District #1 dental plan is covered under Delta Dental of Wyoming. Benefits are available to part-time and full-time employees, spouses and children. Our coverage includes:  100% Coverage for Diagnostic and Preventive Services – not subject to deductible.  80% Coverage for Basic Services. 50% Coverage for Major Services. 50% Coverage for Orthodontics. Click here for the summary of our Delta Dental plan.

Please see coverage booklets for full description. Online assistance with claims and other information may be accessed here.

PCSD#1 Vision Service Plan

Platte County School District #1 vision plan is covered under VSP. Our benefit plans are available to part-time and full-time employees, spouses and children. Coverage includes an annual WELLVISION® exam, an annual contact lens exam (in addition to the wellvision exam), and retinal screening (as needed). We also offer annual prescription lenses,  frames (every 24 months) , & contact lenses (annually).  Click here to view the vision enrollment form with current rates.

Please click here for VSP online support regarding all your vision questions.

PCSD#1 Retirement

Platte County School District #1 offers retirement benefits through the Wyoming Retirement System (WRS). The Wyoming Retirement System provides expert administration and responsible investment of Wyoming’s public retirement and supplemental savings programs.  Click here to view the current retirement guide.

For all of your retirement questions, please click here for the Wyoming Retirement online link.

iVisions Web Portal

Please CLICK HERE to view the iVisions Web Portal.

PCSD#1 Voluntary Group Life Plan

Platte County School District #1 offers a voluntary group life plan from the National Conference on Public Employees Retirement Systems for $16.00/month. Please click here to view the brochure with all the details of this plan. Please click here to view and complete the enrollment and beneficiary form. You may click here to complete the request form to change a beneficiary on your NCP Life Insurance.

Click here for detailed brochure of PCSD#1 benefits

Click here for Preventive Benefits July 2015

Click here for Preventive Blood Draw Screenings 2015

Click here for Lincoln Financial Beneficiary Form

Click here for the HIPAA Authorization to Release Information Form

For the District Credit Card Procedures, click here.


PCSD#1 Salary Schedule


Fringe Benefits for 9-10 Month Part Time Employees
Fringe Benefits for 9-10 Month Full Time Employees
Fringe Benefits for 12 Month Employees
Fringe Benefits for Certified Employees
Temporary Classified Employee Definition


District Calendar

Upcoming Events

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District Policy Review


On Monday, October 15, the District Policy Review Committee presented policies DJF (Federal Purchasing Authority/Purchasing Procedures, Purchasing Code of Conduct, Federal Expense/Travel Reimbursements Federal Properties Disposal Procedures) and policy KIBA (Prohibited Assistance to Sex Offender) to the Board of Trustees for 1st reading. These policies will be presented for final and 2nd reading at the November 19 regular board meeting or after all editing of language is complete.  Please email Superintendent Dennis Fischer at or call 307-322-3175 with any questions you may have.

Contact Information

Platte County School District 1
1350 Oak Street
Wheatland, Wyoming 82201

The PCSD#1 Administration Building hours for the 2018-19 school year are beginning Monday,
Aug 13th as follows: 7:30 –  4:00 Mon-Fri and closed 12:00 – 12:30 for lunch.



Phone: 307-322-3175
Fax: 307-322-2084