New Staff PD

New Staff PD

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New Employee Training 

Aug. 02, 2017


·         Welcome & Introductions

 ·         District AUP (Acceptable Use Policy)


o   Located here are links for:

§ District Acceptable Use Policy document

§ Staff AUP Signature Form

ü Submit to Personnel at Board of Education

§ Student AUP Signature Form


·         Technology Help Desk

o   Submit technology help desk tickets here:


o   Link is also located on the main district web page under “Technology”


·         Email – Provided by Microsoft Office 365

o   District Email addresses are in the following format for SMTP / Outside Email:


o   Instructions to access your Email from the Microsoft Office 365 site may be found here:


o   Email Distribution Lists are set up for each school with basically two general settings:

·          One is for “Mercer Co. School Name Teachers” (for all classroom teachers in that building,) and

·         “Mercer Co. School Name Staff” (for ALL persons with Email in that building, which includes the teachers as well.) 

·         These lists are used by school principals, counselors, and secretaries to distribute important daily announcements.  Please check with them to make sure you have been added to the appropriate list.


·         Internet Filter System

o   Enterprise proxy server / internet filtering appliance is in place that blocks web sites based on categories.

o   Authentication is automatic with your Windows Domain login to your workstation.  If that fails a splash page will prompt you for credentials.

o   Manual Proxy Settings are no longer required.


·         Google Drive

o   You Tube Video:

o   Sync Client may be used to sync folders and files between cloud and your Windows workstation.  Works very well.


·         Google Team Drive


o   You Tube Video:

o   Team Collaborative File Sharing for your “Team” which can be a building, grade level, department, or teaching team, etc.

o   Please name your folders with school name, Ex.  MCES_Third_Grade


·         Telephone Information:

  Voicemail Setup Instructions

o   At this URL:
Please read instructions carefully

o   Go to another phone, dial your extension and “test & verify” your VM message

o   They will be posted to a “hidden URL” on our web site here:

·         Hidden URL:

·         Student Information System (SIS or KSIS)

o   Currently IC:  Infinite Campus

o   URL for access:


·         “NETS” (National Educational Technology Standards) for Students, Teachers, & Administrators may be found here:


·         Priorities:  Wrap up with third grade teacher story – Mrs. Howell


This session is published Online here:



Welcome aboard!  & Have a great year!


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