1426 N Quincy St
Arlington, VA 22207
Tuesday, May 24, 2016


Benefits Home Page


Thank you for everything you do for Arlington Public Schools (APS). 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, APS offers you and your family a variety of benefits; including three different medical options, a dental plan, life insurance for you and your family members, disability insurance, a retirement plan, and a number of other tax and money saving options. See the list to the left for detailed information about each of the benefits offered by APS.

Home Page Quick Links
2016 Benefits Guide
Benefits Overview Video
Retirement Plan Overview for VRS Hybrid Plan Participants
Have Questions about Cigna? Meet with our Cigna Service Coordinator
Benefits Legal Notices
Qualifying Life Events
Enrollment/Change Form
Contact Us

2016 Benefits Guide
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.
Click the below thumbnail to view the Benefits Guide.

2016 Benefits Guide

Benefits Overview Video
The below video provides an overview of the APS benefits package.

Retirement Plan Overview for VRS Hybrid Plan Participants
If you are a Virginia Retirement System (VRS) Hybrid Plan participant, click the below thumbnail and review the Retirement Plan Overview for VRS Hybrid Plan Participants. The 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)
Hybrid Plan Overview  

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.  Review the below schedule and make an appointment online. 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.

1st Friday and 3rd Friday of each month
Education Center
1426 N. Quincy Street, 4th Floor
Arlington, VA 22207

2nd Friday and 5th Friday (when applicable) of each month
Syphax Education Center
2110 Washington Blvd., Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22204

4th Friday of each month

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Office
2847 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201

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. 

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.

Enrollment/Change Form
Newly hired benefits-eligible employees, and current employees newly eligible for benefits, should complete the APS Benefit Enrollment and Change Form.

Contact Information
Phone: 703-228-6101
Website: http://www.apsva.us/benefits
E-mail: benefits@apsva.us
Fax: 703-841-2138
Mailing Address:

Attn: Benefits Department
Arlington Public Schools
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. 

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Last Modified on May 4, 2016