Employee Benefits

  • CBSD Employees should refer to the HR Dept, Employee Benefits section of the INTRANET for detailed information.  NEW CBSD employees should also refer to the New Employee Benefits page on the INTRANET and click the appropriate Presentation for your group. 
    Please contact Kelly Kessling, Benefits Manager, at kkessling@cbsd.org with questions about your health insurance or Flexible Spending account.
    Flexible Benefits:
    • Effective Dates:
                    Teacher/Administrators - first day of service
                    Support/Transportation - 1st of the month following 30 days of service
    • Eligibility includes spouse and children to age 26
    • Yearly option to change plans during Open Enrollment
    • Qualifying life event (marriage, divorce, birth, death, change of job status) allows for addition or deletion of benefits and/or dependents
    Health and Hospitalization Insurance:
    1. Open Choice 1
    2. Open Choice 2
    3. Open Choice 3
    4. Open Access 
    Employee Assistance Program:  Penn Behavioral Health
    Dental Insurance:
    • Delta Dental of PA - Preferred and PPO plans
    • $2,000 per/person/year maximum benefit

    Vision Plan:
    • EyeMed Vision Plan (INSIGHT Network)
    • Exam once every 24 months
    • Corrective lenses covered as specified in plan document

    Prescription Drug:  

    • Teachers and Administrators - $10/$25/$45 co-pays
    • Support - $10/$25/$40
    • Transportation - $10/$20/$35 co-pays
    • Mail-in Program available

    Life Insurance:

    • Administrators - Payout based on 2X annual salary
    • All others - Payout based on 1.5X annual salary
    • Double coverage for Accidental Death 

    Short Term Disability - income protection providing 2/3 of daily rate for a maximum of 52 weeks

    Long Term Disability - Optional program funded through payroll deductions; premium based on age and salary. Provides 60% of salary.
    Flexible Spending Accounts - (Section 125 Plan) Optional, tax-free accounts, funded via payroll deductions,  May be established for:
    a. Medical Expenses ($2,700/year maximum)
    b. Dependent Care ($5,000/year maximum)


    403(b) and 457 Investment Plans - Available to ALL employees.  Visit the CBSD INTRANET for links to information about these investment plans, including:



    PSERS - Public Schools Employees Retirement System

    • New PSERS guidelines effective 7/1/2019 - Click HERE
    • Local PSERS office: 605 Louis Drive, Suite 500   Warminster, PA  18974
      • Serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties
      • Please call before visiting to be sure a counselor is available:  215-443-3495 or 1-888-PSERS4U, Ext 5575