PFSP Employee GroupBenefit Summary
Effective January 1, 2023 - March 31, 2023
Portland Public Schools (PPS) offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families with a range of employer and employee paid benefit options.
It is the employee’s responsibility to enroll online in a timely manner to activate benefit elections of their choice and process his/her employment with PPS.
Additional PPS benefits information may be found on the Benefits website at: https://www.pps.net/Page/15959.
PeopleSoft Employee Self-Service (ESS)
The PeopleSoft Employee Self-Service (ESS) Portal (https://selfservice.pps.net) gives employees access to view and make changes to certain personal information:
- Tax Withholding Allowances (W-4)
- Direct Deposit
- Home Addresses
- Phone Numbers
- Personal Email Addresses
- Emergency Contacts
- Benefits Enrollment
- Dependent/Beneficiary Information
- Add Life Events
- 403(b) Changes
This is a secure site that will maintain data integrity while also allowing access to your vital information and is accessible from inside and outside of the PPS network.
PeopleSoft ESS Login Issues? Contact PPS IT Service Desk at 503-916-3375
Health Insurance Package - PFSP
What is Included in My Health Insurance Package?
What is the Cost of the Health Insurance Package?
Eligible Dependents & Secova Dependent Eligiblity Verification
Covering a Domestic Partner/Domestic Partner's Child(ren)?
Benefits Enrollment & Changes
How Do I Enroll in Benefits?
How Do I Make Changes to My Benefits?
Insurance ID Cards
When Will My Health Insurance Begin?
When Will My Health Insurance End?
Voluntary Benefits - PFSP
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Optional Life Insurance
Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment
TriMet Transit Pass
Credit Union Memberships
Retirement Benefits - PFSP
OPSRP - Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan
403(b) Plan Tax Deferred Annuity (voluntary)
What Leave Plans Are Available to Me? - PFSP
Paid Personal Leave/Emergency Leave
Family Illness Leave
Vacation Leave - 260-Day Employees Only
In the event that any statement in this summary varies from any benefit contract in effect, the benefit contract shall prevail.
Health Insurance Contact & Plan Information
Health & Welfare Trust (plan administrator)
Trust Administrative Office (managed by Zenith American)
Phone: 833-255-4123 (toll free) or 503-486-2107
Option 1 Plans
Option 2 Plans
Portland Public Schools recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups and their roles in society. All individuals and groups shall be treated with fairness in all activities, programs and operations, without regard to age, color, creed, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. This standard applies to all Board policies and administrative directives. Board of Education Policy 1.80.020-P.
Health & Welfare Trust
(managed by Zenith American)
833-255-4123 (toll free) or 503-486-2107
12205 SW Tualatin Rd., Suite 200
Tualatin, OR 97062