Welcome to the Bay District HR Portal

The Bay District Schools Human Resources Department is responsible for the recruitment and retention of highly effective teachers, administrators, and staff for all schools and District Programs. We serve the personnel needs of instructional, support and administrative employees of Bay District Schools. We are responsible for recruitment and selection, labor and contractual relations, performance management, training and development, employee communication and legal compliance.

Our purpose is to be sure that Bay District provides highly qualified staff members who help students learn, grow, and reach their greatest potential.

This site is designed to assist our employees gain information regarding the many aspects of their employment with Bay District Schools.

For those staff members who have insurance benefits with Bay District Schools:

- Qualifying events must be reported and documentation completed within 30 calendar days of the event.

These changes could affect eligibility for insurance coverage if you forget to notify us! Changes should be done in the Insurance department which is located in room 228 of the District office. Report all changes in person to the Payroll Office. We must provide this information to our insurance carriers within thirty (30) days of the change so coverage will not be affected and continue uninterrupted. Examples of qualifying events include:

  • Birth of a child
  • Change of dependency status of a child or children
  • Marriage
  • Divorce
  • Death
  • Adoption or legal Guardianship
  • A change in employment status resulting in a gain or loss of other coverage

NOTE: If an eligible subscriber fails to enroll or remove an eligible dependent within the thirty (30) day limit identified above, the application for coverage will be accepted only during a group open enrollment period agreed upon by the insurance carrier or as otherwise required by law.

TSA Information
  • All employees of Bay District Schools have an opportunity to contribute pre-tax dollars to Tax Sheltered Annuities (aka TSA or 403-B)
  • A listing of the 403-B approved providers is available from the Employee Benefits area on the District's website.
  • If you contributed to a 403-B in another district, contact the 403-B provider to determine your rollover options
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Our Address

Human Resources Department
Bay District Schools
1311 Balboa Avenue
Panama City, FL 32401

Phone: (850) 767-4100
Fax: (850) 747-5292