New Staff PD

New Staff PD

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New Employee Training

July 30, 2018

=         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 “Links / Resources”

=         Email – Provided by Google:  Gmail

o   District Email addresses are in the following format:


o   Instructions to access your Email from the Google 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   An enterprise 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.


=         Google Drive

o   You Tube Video:

o   Google Drive File Stream 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

=         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


Welcome aboard!  & Have a great year!

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