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    Welcome to the Heard County Board of Education Employee Benefits Portal. Please take time to review the information contained on this site to better understand the benefits that are offered to you.  

    Heard County Board of Education offers a comprehensive package of benefits designed to meet the personal needs of employees.  You will find that the benefits balance two important considerations:

    1. the need for a modern, comprehensive program that meets the essential needs of employees; and
    2. the desire to satisfy special concerns and priorities of employees.

    Please take time to read about and understand your benefits. This website is a tool to help answer most of your questions. For complete details about the benefits described in this guide, please contact us anytime.

    2021 State Health Benefit Plan

    Review the State Health Decision Guide for Medical Plan Details and the State Health Active Presentation from DCH.

    Before enrolling, you must reset your password by visiting the SHBP website.

    Houze Benefit Counselors will be onsite November 2-6 to answer questions about State Health Benefit Plans.

    2021 Annual Open Enrollment

    Open Enrollment will begin on April 26, 2021 and will end on April 30, 2021. Due to benefit changes this year, enrollment is mandatory for all employees.  Houze Benefit Counselors will be visiting each location for individual meetings. 

    Houze has created an online scheduler so Heard County School employees can sign up for a Benefits counselor to schedule an onsite personal meeting with a Benefits Counselor.  We strongly encourage all employees to take advantage of this service offering from Houze & Associates.

    There are three ways to enroll your benefits:

    1. Face-to-Face – Use Signup Genius to schedule an appointment.
    2. Telephone – Call the Houze Call Center at 1-800-523-7135
    3. Self Service – Link from www.houze.org/heard to the Online Self-Enrollment site.

    You will need to register if you are a first-time user, using the registration code “heard


    Personalized benefit packets will be delivered to locations on Wednesday April 21, 2021.

    For more information, you can review the packet materials below:

    • Memo
    • What’s Changing
    • Summary of Benefits
    • Onsite Location Schedule
    • Critical Illness Flyer
    • Hospital Indemnity flyer

    2020 Benefits

    For more information, you can review the packet materials below:


    We are here to assist with any of your benefits questions. Email us at enrollment@houze.org, call us toll-free at 1-800-523-7135.

    Benefits Contact

    Heard County Schools Human Resources

    Summary of Benefits

    Click below to download and review a Summary of Benefits document (.pdf).

    Houze & Associates