Employee Resources

Employee Resources

Information and Resources for District Employees

Employee Perks

Check out exclusive perks from both local businesses & national retailers.

Employee Login

Clock in, access e-mail, training, and more. Login

Select a subject for more information

Access Academic Supports Staff Resources

*You must be logged in to your District email to access resources.

Office of Certification – Information on certification, salary upgrades, loan forgiveness and more


Marking Guidelines Grades K – 12

Benefits Information – Find answers to your questions about your benefits coverage, change of life events, and open enrollment

Employee Health Services – Find information about medical leaves of absence, including Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and maternity/parental leaves. Access necessary absence cards, forms and applications.

Office of Employee Records – Access your personnel file, documents for verification of employment, and information about background checks

Payroll Information – Access pay statements, employee leave balances, and W-2 Forms

  • Professional Development Calendar
  • Induction – This is a year-long professional development opportunity for beginning teachers.
  • New Hire Orientation – This program ensures new hires are prepared for the first 30 days of teaching at SDP.
  • Teacher Leader Support – Teacher Leader development opportunities are provided for teacher leaders with varying levels of experiences and roles.
  • Coaching – Coaching services are provided to all newly hired teachers and teachers who feel the need for extra support.
  • Tune Up Tuesdays – These professional development opportunities are open to all K-12 teachers
  • #TeachPHL: Unpacking Your First Year – #teachPHL: Unpacking Your First Year is a professional development series tailored to the needs of teachers who are new to the School District of Philadelphia.
  • Cornerstone – SDPs new Learning Management System for professional development registration, activity management, Act 48-hour tracking, and a centralized place for digital learning.
  • Exemplary Teaching Video Library – The video library is a professional development tool that highlights the work of District teachers and is accessible to all teachers, principals, and central office staff.
  • New Teacher Tool Kit – The New Teacher Tool Kit is designed to help new teachers navigate their first year within the District.

Access Student Support Services Resources

*You must be logged in to your District email to access resources.

View the Employee Travel and Expense Reimbursement Policy 331 here.

View the Employee Travel and Expense Reimbursement Policy 331 Administrative Procedures here.

Staff Resources & Communication Supports

District Brand Guide

Download guidelines for maintaining a uniform visual brand identity: logo usage, color palette, and typography.

Download a Logo

Color Palette

Hex #0b315b

HEX #22779f

HEX #398635

HEX #3aab48

HEX #ffaa30

HEX #47aad8

HEX #6dcff6

Canva Templates

Google Templates


Photography Gallery

The SDP Photo Gallery is for internal employee use only. Please contact the Office of Communications if you have photography needs for press or advertising purposes.

Photography Release Form

Permission for use of student image, voice, video, work and/or first name for News Media, District Communications, School Partner Communications, and Educational Purposes.

Download the form in your language.

School Website Help

Contact: Laurie Leas lleas@philasd.org

District Office Website Change Request

Use the button below to submit changes and improvements to your department website.

For emergency changes OR questions?

Contact: Jaden Gibson: jrgibson@philasd.org AND Laurie Leas: lleas@philasd.org

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Let Us Know. Complete the form below to submit feedback or report a broken link.


Google Resources and Video Tutorials

  • Access the Google Help Center for step-by-step guides and instructional videos on utilizing Gmail, Calendar, Google Classroom, Forms, Slides, Docs, Sheets and more.
  • Google Accessibility – Learn how to make Google document, presentations, or sheets more accessible to everyone.

Central Office – Social Media

Central office departments and their employees are NOT permitted to create social media accounts representing their department. Instead, we encourage departments to submit news and updates for sharing on the primary District Social Platforms. Use the button below to submit news, achievements, and updates.

Schools – Social Media

  • Please review the Social Media Policy before creating a new account
  • Schools must link a school e-mail address to the professional social media site. For example, schoolnamehighschool@philasd.org.

Have questions or need help?
E-mail Khalice Gaynor – Social Media | Digital Content Producer

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Submit a Story Idea

Do you have a success story about your school? Has a teacher, student, or staff member done something exceptional to support a positive learning environment?

Get Communications & Creative Support

Communications supports Central Office Departments with creative services, from design to content distribution across the District's platforms.

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