Welcome to the Office of Benefits. It is our goal to provide employees with comprehensive benefits service with integrity, responsiveness, and sensitivity.

We are fortunate to be able to offer an excellent suite of benefits to our employees, including medical benefits, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts (FSAs). We’re here to answer your questions, from how to get started to when to make changes and who to contact along the way.

  • Tele-Medicine, MD Live, is available to all employees enrolled in a District medical plan. Consult a doctor from the comfort of your home with MD Live.  Click here for more information on getting started.
  • 1095 forms are now available. All forms were post-marked January 31, 2019 and mailed to your address of record with District.  More information, including how to receive an electronic version, is available at https://www.philasd.org/benefits/1095-c-faqs/
  • Guidance Resources is available if you need help. Click here for more information.
  •  Good news! CASA, SPAP, or Non-Represented employees enrolled in District dental coverage through United Concordia have added benefits for 2019.  Click HERE for details on your annual maximum and coverage benefit for implants.
  • Effective January 1, 2019, AXA Advisors, Lincoln Investment Planning and VALIC are the only approved 403(b) and 457(b) providers. More information is available here.
  • Complete a Well-Being profile through Independence Blue Cross for a chance to win a FitBit!
  • If you are enrolled in a District medical plan, you have access to  Healthy Lifestyles programs and other resources. More information is available here.
  •  Independence Blue Cross has prepared  WellnessGuidelines to assist you and your family.
  •  In crisis? Text HELLO to 741741


Wage Continuation:
All employees who have enrolled in Wage Continuation coverage should check their Wage Continuation information through the Payroll Application system.  Ten month based employees do not have Wage Continuation payroll deductions in July and August.

How do I check my leave balance?

You can view your leave balance through the Employee Payroll Information application or by checking your paycheck. Your School District of Philadelphia email name and password are used for access. If you do not know the name and password, call the Technology Help Desk at (215) 400-5555 for assistance. Please note that the balances shown are all subject to a post separation audit. Your paycheck references this.

From the School District of Philadelphia main website (http://www.philasd.org) go to the Employee Portal. In the Employee section, enter your email name and password.  Your email user name should exclude the “@philasd.org” designation.

Launch the “Payroll Information” application. Enter the last four digits of your social security number when prompted.  You can then select Leave Balances tab.

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