Welcome to the Office of Benefits. It is our goal to provide employees with comprehensive benefits service with integrity, responsiveness, and sensitivity.
The Flexible Spending Open Enrollment period begins November 1 and ends December 1. This is open to all employees except those represented by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) union. Check the FSA page for more information and instructions.
Cigna Dental coverage is effective January 1, 2020 for CASA, SPAP, and Non-Represented employees.
More information is available at https://www.philasd.org/benefits/home/cigna-dental/
Looking for Emotional Support? Independence Blue Cross is now offering Tele-Behavioral Health and other On-Line resources. If you are enrolled in a School District of Philadelphia’s medical plan, you now have access to these services. Click here for more information.
Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS)
Beginning July 1, 2019, there will be changes to the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS). Click HERE for details on new information and options available under your retirement plan.
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 School District of Philadelphia medical plan. Consult a doctor from the comfort of your home with MD Live. Click here for more information on getting started.
- Guidance Resources is available if you need help. Click here for more information.
- 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
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. Ten month based employees will see the first deduction on the September 6 pay.
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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