Employee Benefits
San Diego Unified School District
4100 Normal Street, Room 1150A
San Diego, CA 92103

Phone (619) 725-8130 
Fax: (619) 725-8132

Department E-Mail: employeebenefits@sandi.net

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Office Closure: 

District offices remain closed until further notice. Employee Benefits staff will continue to be available during regular business hours by email at employeebenefits@sandi.net. You may also leave us a message at (619) 725-8130 to receive a return phone call. 


Please read the materials linked below for information about COVID-19 treatment and care, free online classes offered by the VEBA Resource Center and emotional support assistance offered by Optum Health:



Contact Information for Insurance Carriers: Customer Service Phone Numbers 

Employee Benefits Staff:

Teresa Nuno-Jones
Payroll/Benefits Clerk (General Questions)
Phone: (619) 725-8129 
E-Mail:  tleyte@sandi.net
Kathleen Welch
Employee Benefits Specialist 
Phone:  (619) 725-8126
E-Mail:  kwelch2@sandi.net 
Shelby Silvas
Employee Benefits Specialist
Phone:  (619) 725-8133
Suzee Valladolid
Employee Benefits Specialist 
Phone: (619) 725-8127
Charity Rose
Employee Benefits Specialist
Phone: (619) 725-8134
Dana Chernoy
Manager, Employee Benefits Department
Phone:  (619) 725-8131
Sue Weir
Director, Payroll/Benefits
Phone:  (619) 725-7717
E-Mail:  sweir@sandi.net