Thank you for everything you do for Arlington Public Schools. A competitive and comprehensive benefits package is one of the ways we recognize your daily contributions to our school district.
As a benefits-eligible employee, Arlington Public Schools (APS) offers you and your family a variety of benefits; including three different medical plans, dental coverage, a vision plan, several retirement plan options, life insurance for you and your family members, disability insurance, and a number of other tax and money saving options. See the list to the left for detailed information about the benefits offered by APS.
View the Benefits Bulletins Archive
TIAA 401(a) Cash Match Plan Termination FAQs (issued May 10, 2017)
TIAA Cash Match Plan Termination, Additional Information (issued April 19, 2017)
TIAA Cash Match Plan Termination, Notification Regarding Options (issued April 10, 2017)
IRS Form 1095-C: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Tax Year 2016 (issued February 1, 2017)
A Guide to Your 2017 Benefits
Our interactive Benefits Guide provides an overview of the benefits package offered by APS. Additional benefit information is available by using the navigational links located on the left side of this page.
If you are a Virginia Retirement System (VRS) Hybrid Plan participant, review the Retirement Plan Overview for VRS Hybrid Plan Participants.
This two-page overview provides information and available options within:
- the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) (page 1)
- our Optional Supplemental Retirement Program, and School Board Match information (page 2)
Have Questions about Cigna? Meet with our Cigna Service Coordinator
Our Cigna Service Coordinator is available to meet with you in person to answer your Cigna benefit questions and assist you with claim issues. Click on the below links to schedule an appointment online.
Syphax Education Center
2110 Washington Blvd., Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22204
As a reminder, Cigna Member Services representatives are also available to assist you 7 days a week, 24 hours a day (including holidays) at 1-800-244-6224.
Benefits Legal Notices
Employers are required to provide employees with specific information (“notices”) concerning their rights and responsibilities under a benefits program. These notices cover a variety of topics and may not apply to everyone.
The Legal Notices also include important information about your right to elect COBRA Continuation Coverage, which is a temporary extension of your current coverage under the Plan. It is important for you to understand your COBRA rights, the procedures you need to follow should certain situations occur, and where you can find out additional information.
View the Benefits Legal Notices
Qualifying Life Events
Qualifying Life Events allow employees to make benefit changes outside of Open Enrollment. Review the document, Changes Outside of the Open Enrollment Period, for additional information regarding Qualifying Life Events.
Benefits Department Contact Information
Arlington Public Schools
Attn: Benefits Department
1426 N. Quincy St., 4th Fl
Arlington, VA 22207
It is our pleasure to assist you as we strive to provide excellent service to our employees and educators every day.