PFT Health and Welfare Fund Benefits

PFT Health and Welfare Fund Benefits

PFT Health and Welfare Fund Benefits

The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Health and Welfare Fund was established to provide members and their qualified beneficiaries with collectively bargained benefits, including prescription, dental, vision, long term disability, professional development and retirement counseling. This website describes all the benefits that are available to you as a Participant in the Fund, and the conditions under which the benefits are available. For detailed information about each benefit, please click on one of the above links or read the Summary Plan Description.



Open Enrollment is from May 1 through May 31. This is your opportunity to add or remove an eligible dependent (spouse, partner or child up to age 26) from medical coverage or switch between plans without a qualifying event.

If you wish to make a change, you must complete enrollment materials and submit required documentation no later than May 31.

You can access enrollment materials and directions on the Benefits website, or you may visit the Benefits office during walk-in hours, Monday through Thursday, from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. The changes will be effective July 1.

School District of Philadelphia
440 N. Broad Street
Employee Benefits
Suite G-10
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Phone: (215) 400-4630
Fax: (215) 400-4631

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Click the button above to read our PDF summary of your benefits or see the menu above for more options.

Nearing Retirement

Act 126 – Mandated Reporter Training

**Deadline extended to April 30, 2017** All school employees must receive Mandated Reporter training every five (5) years. If you have not yet submitted a copy of your certificate, you can: E-mail your certificate (as a PDF) to: Fax the certificate to 215-400-4781; or Hand deliver the certificate to the Office of Employee Records at…


Act 48 Compliance Period

Act 48 Compliance period‐The Public School Code was further amended to extend “each professional educator’s current continuing professional education compliance period” by one year. Note. This is a one‐time only extension. After this compliance period, the compliance period under the statute is five years.


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