Employee Benefits

Rachel Cortez
Director for Employee Benefits / Risk Management
[email protected]
HCISD Administration Building
407 N. 77 Sunshine Strip
Harlingen, TX 78550

Phone (956) 430-9553
Fax (956) 430-9598
Employee Benefits/ Risk Management Staff

Employee Benefits/Wellness Specialist
Ida Romero- [email protected]
(956) 430-9553

Workers Compensation Specialist
Linda Sauceda- [email protected]
(956) 430-9551

Employee Attendance Specialist
Angie Davis- [email protected]
(956) 430-9766



Teacher Retirement System of Texas is the largest public retirement system in Texas providing retirement and related benefits for those employed by most public schools, colleges, and universities.

Melissa Hernandez, TRS Benefit Counselor, will have a live virtual presentation at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020.  


Click on TRS flyer for guidance on how to access the presentation. .


This meeting is open to the public, and surrounding Districts will be invited to attend.  There will be Q&A opportunities after the presentation.