Benefits, Leaves, & Retirement

The Office of Benefits, Leaves, & Retirement, in Personnel Services, is part of the Department of Human Resources, and is responsible for developing and administering high-quality, competitive employee benefits that enable the school system to maintain and recruit a quality workforce.

The Office of Benefits, Leaves, & Retirement can be reached by phone at 443-809-8943, by fax at 410-887-8950 or by email at

Summary Benefit Comparison

2016 Plan Year
- Kaiser Permanente

The Office of Benefits, Leaves, & Retirement:

  • Administers all benefit plans for employees and retirees
  • Administers open enrollment and handles all election changes
  • Processes all qualifying life change enrollments
  • Administers COBRA enrollment and billing
  • Conducts new hire benefits orientations
  • Assists with the processing of enrollment into the retirement plans
  • Assists with the processing of retirement from Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Administers HR- and Board of Education-approved leaves of absences

The Office of Benefits, Leaves, & Retirement web site provides you with:

For retirement and leave of absence information click here.

Nasrene Mirjafary
Employee Benefits Manager

Kelly Marks
Retirement Specialist

6901 Charles Street
Building B
Towson, MD  21204

FAX:  410-887-8950


ESS is available to make changes during Open Enrollment.

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Legal Disclaimer

Benefits Enrollment Guide
(Eff. 1/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Retiree Benefits Guide
(Eff. 1/1/16 - 12/31/16)
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