Employee Perks

Explore this page to learn more about the various deals and discounts that you have access to as a School District of Philadelphia employee. Check back often, as we are consistently engaging with organizational partners who may choose to offer additional perks.

Arts & Entertainment

Philadelphia Orchestra
The Appreciation Program for PhilaSD Leaders in Education (APPLE) program offers SDP employees free general admission to select Verizon Hall and Digital Stage performances. Learn more HERE.

The Kimmel Cultural Campus
Teachers and SDP employees are eligible to receive a discount of up to 35% on tickets to select performances. To access the discount, use the code INSPIRE at checkout. For more information about additional Kimmel Center perks, including exclusive access to Teaching Appreciation Events, free education programs or discounts tickets for student groups, click HERE.

Curtis Institute of Music
For the 2022-23 season, every District teacher and administrator will receive two (2) complimentary tickets to any performance. To book your tickets, find your Curtis Institute event on the Curtis Institute of Music website or the Kimmel Cultural Campus site and use the code PHILASD23 at checkout.

Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil offers School District of Philadelphia employees exclusive 20% off discount on tickets to local and nearby shows. Currently there are no Cirque shows scheduled in or near Philadelphia. Please check back soon for more dates and deals.

Continuing Education

Tuition Discounts
SDP partners with various educational institutions to provide tuition discounts (not tuition assistance or reimbursement) to employees. Partner institutions include Eastern University, Drexel University, Holy Family University and more. See the complete list HERE.

Health & Wellness

YMCA Discount
SDP employees pay no joiner fee for any membership. New and existing members receive 10% off monthly membership fees. Learn more HERE.

Wholebeing Habits
Exclusive to SDP Employees, workshops and training sessions designed to help us discover and improve practices for health mind and body. Register for a workshop or session HERE.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
SDP employees and their families can access no-cost mental health support designed to help individuals resolve mental health challenges resulting from various personal ordeals or adversity. Learn more HERE.

Nutritional Counseling
SDP’s Independence Blue Cross plan provides employees up to 6 visits per year with a registered dietician at no cost. Click a vendor to get started:

  • Health Fitness Connections LLC offers one-on-one nutritional service between you and a registered dietitian who will help you navigate your dietary and nutrition needs as it relates to your personal health and wellness, work with you to create a dietary plan, and help with weight loss and management, disease management, stress management, shopping and cooking strategies and more!
  • The Charge Group conducts tele-health conveniently from your phone or computer. Charge is offering all staff a complimentary initial visit regardless of your insurance plan.

*Click HERE to learn about how to get more out of your Independence Health Plan. Find more details and additional wellness benefits on the Employee Benefits website.

Internet & Cellular

Employees can receive a 25% discount on personal lines by enrolling in store, as long as they have a valid employee ID with them. For additional perks, visit HERE.

Through T-Mobile Work Perks, School District of Philadelphia Employees who switch to T-Mobile can save up to $200 on T-Mobile’s premium package, Magenta Max. To switch, call 855-570-9947 and mention that you work for SDP. For more details and employee discounts, visit the T-Mobile Work Perks website HERE.

Verizon Cellular
The Giving More deal offers unlimited everything from $30/line/month. Find the details HERE.

Verizon FIOS
Verizon Connections offers exclusive employee discounts on FIOS Home Internet, FIOS TV and FIOS Digital Voice (home phone). Find all the details HERE.