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Employee Benefits


Good afternoon,

Open Enrollment dates are October 16th through November 3rd, 2023. Rockdale County Public Schools is pleased to announce Mark III Employee Benefits as our new insurance/benefits broker and consultant.

We are excited to announce a new full array of benefits available to you and your family designed to help minimize out-of-pocket expenses associated with rising medical costs.

MARK III RCPS-Sponsored Benefit Information

PDF icon  Mark III - Rockdale County Public Schools Active Decision Guide (PDF)

We are excited to share that, for the first time, RCPS will have MARK III Benefit Counselors on site to assist RCPS employees with their benefit selections and enrollment this year.

All RCPS benefit-eligible employees can sit one-on-one with a licensed Benefits Counselor to discuss the new benefits offered during this Open Enrollment season.

CLICK HERE to Schedule an appointment with a MARK III Benefits Counselor to discuss and select your RCPS-sponsored benefits.

Please see the MARK III Active Decision Guide for an overview of the new products offered this year during Open Enrollment. (above)

Make sure to attend one of the MARK III group sessions presented in your location.


SHBP-Medical Benefit Information

PDF icon   SHBP 2024 Active Member Decision Guide (PDF)

You do not have to do anything if you are not changing your medical plan with the State Health Benefit plan! (SHBP). You will remain on the same medical plan you are currently enrolled in if you do not log in.

There is a slight increase in employee premiums this year for medical plans. Please see the attached SHBP Active Member Decision Guide for updated rates and other essential plan options and information.

State Health will be hosting a virtual WebEx session on Monday, October 16, 2023, at 5:00 PM, and they have teleconferences by phone.

Click Here: OE - Educational Sessions | State Health Benefit Plan ( for more information.

Note: The MARK III enrollment and RCPS Benefits teams cannot assist with your medical selections, passwords, and log-in assistance for the State Health Benefit Plan.

If you need assistance with your medical plan, please call the State Health Benefit Plan member services number at 800-610-1863.


Thank you,

RCPS Benefits Team

Welcome to the Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) Benefits Information Page! As an RCPS employee, your benefits are a very important part of the “Total Compensation Package” you receive from RCPS and may add an additional 30% of your salary to your total compensation from the district. All full-time employees working at least 20 hours per week in a benefits-eligible position are eligible to enroll in any group supplemental benefit plan offered by RCPS.

Email all benefit inquiries to [email protected]. Questions will be answered in the order received.

Group Health Insurance
The State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) of Georgia administers the health insurance program for RCPS. There are (3) carriers:

Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield
Anthem offers a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) under Gold, Silver, and Bronze Plans and a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) plan.

United Health Care
United Health Care offers an HMO and High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with a Health Spending Account (HSA).

Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Offers an HMO plan only. 

RCPS Group Supplemental Benefits
The Rockdale County Board of Education offers a competitive salary schedule as well as an exceptional benefits package for all Benefit eligible employees. Supplemental benefits include:

Hospital Indemnity
Plan Overview


Mutual of Omaha
Group Life
Critical Illness Insurance
Long Term & Short Term Disability
Basic Life and AD&D
Basic Dependent Life and AD&D
Term Voluntary Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Flexible Spending Accounts
Dependent Care Accounts

Pets Best - Pet Insurance
Plan Overview
Click here to get a quote.

Retirement Systems
Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (TRS)
Public School Employees Retirement System of Georgia (PSERS)
Alternate Retirement with Lincoln Financial Group

Voluntary Education Resources
PAGE - Professional Association of Georgia Educators
GAE - Georgia Association of Educators
Path2College 529 Plan

Open Enrollment Tools and Resources
2024 SHBP 2024 Active Member Decision Guide (PDF)
2024 Mark III - Rockdale County Public Schools Active Decision Guide (PDF) 2023 RCPS Open Enrollment Booklet
2022 SHBP Active Employee Rates
2023 SHBP Active Employee Decision Guide
2022 SHBP Active Retiree Decision Guide
2022 Open Enrollment FAQ's (includes weblinks and contacts)

RCPS Supplemental Programs & Information

2022 Dental & Vision Benefit Summary
2022 Vision Perfect Program
2022 Vision Perfect Claim Form 

Mutual of Omaha 
2022 Employee Assistance Program 
2022 Voluntary Term Life Summary
2022 Short Term Disability 7 Days
2022 Short Term Disability 14 Days
2022 Short Term Disability 29 Days
2022 Long Term Disability

2022 Voluntary Critical Illness
2022 Basic Life
2022 Basic Life AD&D

2022 Flexible Spending & Dependent Care Accounts

Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (TRS)
Public School Employees' Retirement System of Georgia (PSERS)
Alternate Retirement with Lincoln Financial Group

Voluntary Education Resources
2022 PAGE (Professional Association of Georgia Educators)
2022 GAE (Georgia Association of Educators)
2022 Path2College 529 Plan 

Employee Discounts
Tickets at Work
Legal Shield 
Rockdale Rewards
Click to view the COVID-19 Response Act