Benefits, Leaves and Retirement

For information on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), please select Leaves of Absence from the menu on the left.


All BCPS Offices have a very limited number of staff available to accept incoming calls until June 22nd to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

During this time, email and voicemail will be monitored remotely by essential staff.  We appreciate your patience and will do our best to address your inquiries timely and accurately.  For the most timely response, please send your questions, concerns, and any forms or paperwork to the appropriate email:

Leaves of Absence

In order to help keep members informed about their medical coverage related to COVID-19, here are links you may find helpful:
Cigna member FAQs

Managing Anxiety: Coronavirus Fears & Concerns

For a list of phone numbers for insurance companies and vendors, please refer to the Benefits Guides found below.

MetLife Optional Life Insurance
Special Enrollment Period:  Ended 4/27/20


Active Employee Benefits Guide 2020

The BCPS Employee Benefits Guide provides benefits information 2020 Active Guidespecific to the 2020 benefit year, important contact information, lists of what's new in 2020, benefits rates for 2020, and information on benefits processes.

Employee Enrollment/Change Form
Active Employee Benefits Guide 2020
What's New for This Plan Year 2020

Retiree Enrollment/Change Form
Retiree Change of Address/Name Form
2020 Retiree Benefits Guide

Frequently Asked Questions

Completed forms, and any required supporting documentation can be emailed to:, faxed to: 410-887-8950, sent via interoffice mail to Benefits Office, Greenwood Building B, or sent via postal mail to: Office of Benefits, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 N. Charles Street Building B, Towson, MD 21204.


Still have questions?  We're here to help!

For fastest response contact us by email at:    
Our phone number is 443-809-8943
Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:45pm
Our fax number is 410-887-8950

Our mailing address is:

The Office of Benefits, Leaves and Retirement
Greenwood Campus
6901 North Charles Street, Building B
Towson, MD 21204

2020 Active Employee Benefits Guide