• PAT Employee Group

    Benefit Summary
    Effective January 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024
  • PAT Employee Group Benefit Summary (printer-friendly)
  • 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:

    • Paychecks
    • W-2
    • 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 - PAT

  • What's Included in My Health Insurance Plan?

  • 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?

  • Eligibility Timelines

  • Insurance ID Cards

  • When Will My Health Insurance Begin?

  • When Will My Health Insurance End?

Voluntary Benefits - PAT

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Optional Life Insurance

  • Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment

  • TriMet Transit Pass

  • Credit Union Memberships

Retirement Benefits - PAT

  • Oregon PERS - Participation required, if eligible

  • 403(b) Plan Tax Deferred Annuity - Participation voluntary (optional)

  • Retirement Benefits - Sunset Date September 30, 2020

Other Benefits - PAT

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Professional Development

What Leave Plans Are Available to Me? - PAT

  • Sick Leave

  • Funeral/Bereavement Leave

  • Paid Personal Leave/Emergency Leave

  • Unpaid Personal Leave

  • Family Illness Leave

  • Professional Days

  • PAT Study Leave

  • Holidays

  • Additional Leave Information

  • 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

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.