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Employee Programs and Services

The plan year runs from July 1 through June 30. Forms are available during Open Enrollment in June or during the New Hire Process.

The Ohio Educational Credit Union

Employees of the Educational Service Center (ESC) of Northeast Ohio have the opportunity to join the Ohio Educational Credit Union. The Ohio Educational Credit Union is a full-service financial institution. Our goal is to recognize and understand the unique needs of our individual members and to fulfill those needs through a variety of diversified products and services.

Contact Information:
2921 Community College Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Main: (216) 357-5200
Membership Service Center: (877) 322-6328
“Toni” The 24-Hour Touch-Tone Teller: (216) 696-6600

Annuity Selections

It is the policy of the Educational Service Center (ESC) of Northeast Ohio to make tax-sheltered annuities available to Governing Board employees upon request and filing of appropriate company application with the Governing Board Treasurer. Employees who purchase annuities do so completely on their own. The ESC of Northeast Ohio does not endorse any company.

These shall be subject to the limitation of the Internal Revenue Code governing tax shelters. The Governing Board reserves the right to require that an applicant for a tax-sheltered annuity to be one of at least five persons to be covered by any company which is not, as of October 27, 1982, currently a company that has written tax-sheltered annuities for Governing Board employees.

A list of annuity companies can be found under the forms/payroll tab.

For help in requesting an annuity, contact the payroll department, 216-524-3000 ext. 4255.

Group Dynamic

Reimbursement plans allow participants to use pre-tax money to pay for certain eligible expenses that would otherwise be paid for with after-tax money. These arrangements create reimbursement accounts that are used to pay for qualified expenses related to:

Accessing Your FSA Online
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account 
Flexible Benefit Election Form (Group Dynamic) 
FSA Eligible Expenses 
Medical Flexible Spending Account
What Is An FSA?