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New Insurance Plans 2023

Rutherford County Schools - New insurance effective 2023

The following steps must be completed by every eligible employee:

  1. Choose one of four plan options
  2. Choose one of two carriers (BlueCross or Cigna)
  3. Choose one of four networks
  4. Choose who will be covered by your plan (spouse, children, etc.)
  5. Once you make these decisions, you must select them online on My Benefits Channel and complete your enrollment application form found here. Note: If you are adding a spouse and/or children pay attention to required eligibility documents that are required.  This form must be completed, signed and returned with all required documentation to the benefits department at [email protected]  
  6. To login to My Benefits Channel, employees should use their full RCS email address.  
  7. While on the My Benefits Channel portal, you will also need to complete selections for any supplemental insurance products you wish to purchase, such as life insurance, short- or long-term disability, etc. 
  8. Any employee who does not wish to enroll in the state benefits plan must waive their coverage by logging in to the My Benefits Channel and competing the enrollment form

 Attached, you will find instructions for logging in to My Benefits Channel.  Also attached is a step-by-step enrollment guide for making your health plan selections.

Employees with questions should contact their assigned benefits specialist or the benefits administrative assistant. 

Shelby Grau – [email protected]

Benefits Administrative Assistant – 615-893-5815 Ext 22112


Teka Canady – [email protected]

Benefits Specialist – 615-893-5815 Ext 22185

Assigned Schools:

  • Barfield Elementary School
  • Christiana Elementary School
  • Christiana Middle School
  • John Colemon Elementary School
  • Lascassas Elementary School
  • Oakland High School
  • Oakland Middle School
  • Riverdale High School
  • Rock Springs Elementary School
  • Rock Springs Middle School
  • Rutherford County Virtual School
  • Siegel High School
  • Siegel Middle School
  • Smyrna Elementary School
  • Stewartsboro Elementary School
  • Walter Hill Elementary School
  • Wilson Elementary School

Shannon Perkins – [email protected]

Benefits Specialist – 615-893-5815 Ext 22191

Assigned Schools:

  • Cedar Grove Elementary School
  • Central Magnet School
  • Daniel McKee Alternative School
  • David Youree Elementary School
  • Holloway High School
  • HP Campus School
  • LaVergne High School
  • LaVergne Lake Elementary School
  • LaVergne Middle School
  • Rocky Fork Elementary School
  • Rocky Fork Middle School
  • Roy Waldron Elementary School
  • Smyrna High School
  • Smyrna Middle School
  • Smyrna Primary School
  • Smyrna West Alternative School
  • Thurman Francis Arts Academy


Lynn Madigan – [email protected]

Benefits Specialist – 615-893-5815 Ext 22104

Assigned Schools:

  • Blackman Elementary School
  • Blackman High School
  • Blackman Middle School
  • Brown's Chapel Elementary School
  • Buchanan Elementary School
  • Eagleville School
  • Kittrell Elementary School
  • McFadden School of Excellence
  • Plainview Elementary School
  • Rockvale Elementary School
  • Rockvale High School
  • Rockvale Middle School
  • Stewarts Creek Elementary School
  • Stewarts Creek Middle School
  • Stewarts Creek High School
  • Whitworth-Buchanan Middle School





Suzette Cupples – [email protected]

Sr. Benefits Specialist – 615-893-5815 Ext 22007

Assigned Schools:

  • Central Office - BOE
  • Pre 65 Retirees
Information about the state retirement plans and coverage can also be found on the state's comprehensive website.