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DCPS Benefits Guides

Monday, August 29, 2022

We are excited to offer a range of benefit options such as medical, dental, optical, disability, life insurance, flexible spending and retirement plans to our exemplary workforce! To help you navigate these options and the enrollment process, please review the Employee Benefits Guide [PDF].

Union employees’ dental/optical benefits are explained in the Benefits Addendum under each respective union contact. If you are not sure which union applies to you, please refer to the list below for a sample of position types within each category.

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)

  • Attorney Advisor
  • Trial Attorney

American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

  • Behavioral Technician
  • Administrative Aide
  • Clerk
  • Library Tech Aide
  • Registrar
  • Educational Aide

Council of School Officers (CSO)

  • Principal/Assistant Principal
  • Business Manager
  • Dean of Students
  • Master Educator
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech Pathologist


  • Custodian
  • Custodial Foreman
  • Attendance Counselor

Washington Teachers' Union (WTU)

  • Teacher
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Athletic Trainer
  • JROTC Instructor
  • Library Media Specialist
  • Social Worker
  • Related Service Provider

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