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Benefits Enrollment

You may make benefits elections when you:                          Benefits Enrollment

  • are a Newly Hired/Eligible staff (within 31 days)
  • have a qualified IRS change mid-year (within 31 days), including a Special Enrollment opportunity, or
  • during Open Enrollment                                                                        
If you are a benefits-eligible employee and not currently enrolled in the MPS medical plan, you have the opportunity to enroll during the open enrollment period, along with your eligible spouse and children.        NOTE: that an employee's grandchildren, child under a legal guardianship, foster child, son-in-law, and daughter-in-law are not eligible for coverage under the plan.

Eligibility - Am I benefits eligible?

Am I eligible?

If you are a Classified employee of Mesa Public Schools, employed on a contract basis of at least 30 hours per week, you are eligible for benefits.

If you are a Certified employee of Mesa Public Schools, employed on a contract basis and work at least .75 FTE (30 hrs/wk) you are eligible for benefits.

Questions regarding eligibility?

Contact the Benefit Specialist assigned by last name: 

                                                                                       A-K                                                              L-Z   

                                                                                       Mary "Michelle Bernal                                 Lorraine Wagner             

                                                                                       (480) 472-0367    (480) 472-0368

                                                                                       mmbernal@mpsaz.org                                ljwagner@mpsaz.org                                                                                                           


Enrollment Follow these StepsTo enroll, you must complete the online benefits enrollment within the designated enrollment period MPS Benefits Enrollment System.  Need help on how to navigate the system click here for BenefitFocus online enrollment instructions.  Having trouble logging in, please contact 480.472.0044 MPS IT help desk.

Effective Date of your benefits

Effective Date

Benefits are effective as on the first day of the month following, or coinciding with, the completion of 31 days of full-time employment. 

For questions about enrollment, employees may call 480-472-7222.