The Health Benefits of Meditation

What if there was a tried and true solution to make you more positive, energized, productive, focused, as well as reducing your stress? Have you ever tried meditation? Simply being more connected and present in our daily lives may be the solution to feeling balanced, happy and grateful.   There are different meditation practices so it is important to find … Read More

Open Enrollment Essentials

If you’re an employee of a school district in Arizona, open enrollment is close at hand! Your employer is making final benefit vendor selections and rate decisions right now, laying the critical groundwork to roll out benefits to employees for the 2019-2020 plan year.   Districts and government agencies designate a specific period for you to choose your benefits package … Read More

A Testimonial from Jan Cordova

  Here at Valley Schools, we are a beneficial resource for you as an employer for your school district or other governmental agency. But don’t just take it from us, hear from one of our members… “I have had the pleasure of working with Valley Schools for several years and appreciate that they are right there in the trenches with … Read More

Healthy Dating

Happy Valentine’s Day from Valley Schools. This is a day where many people take the time to appreciate the healthy relationships in their lives. Whether that is a significant other, friend, or family member.  A healthy relationship can be defined as a relationship that is built on mutual respect, trust, honesty, and support. Many studies have shown that supportive relationships … Read More

Are You in the Right Health Insurance Pool?

For more than 30 years, Valley Schools has served school districts and other governmental agencies in administrative, financial or public service positions, providing our more than 35,000 members with the absolute best pricing in employee benefits and affordable, group health insurance coverage to better support their financial freedom and well-being. There are key components that set us apart from other … Read More

Happy Holidays from Valley Schools

From the entire team at Valley Schools, we hope you’re having a joyous holiday season! For more than 30 years, Valley Schools has been a leader in insurance administration, vendor contracting, and consulting services. We provide school districts, governmental agencies, and private and public sector employees with the absolute best pricing in employee benefits and insurance coverage, to better support … Read More

After the Holidays, What’s Next?

It’s not just cooler temperatures that are in the air (summer won’t be here again for another six months, thank goodness!) but the anticipation of another holiday season. As 2018 comes to an end, employees across Arizona are looking to 2019. The holidays remind us that our health and well-being are of the utmost importance, and only a month or … Read More

Factoring Health Care Costs into Your Retirement

If you’re contemplating and planning for retirement, there is much to consider. The basics come to mind first, housing, food, transportation, travel to “bucket list” locales, gifts for the grandkids and – last but certainly not least – health care.    You may want to move health care to the top of that list. A study released earlier this year … Read More