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New Employee Training

August 2020


  • Welcome & Introductions


  • District AUP (Acceptable Use Policy)
    2. Located here are links for:
      • District Acceptable Use Policy document
      • Staff AUP Signature Form
        • Submit to Personnel at Board of Education
      • Student AUP Signature Form (for reference)


  • Technology Help Desk
    1. Submit Technology Help Desk Tickets here:
    3. Link is also located on the main district web page under “Links / Resources”
  • Accounts:   You have TWO main accounts:
    • 1)  Microsoft Account – Computer Logon ([email protected])
    • 2)  Google Account – Gmail, Google Drive, Google Shared Drives, Google Classroom, Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.
    • Accounts are separate and do not sync at this time, however both use the same login ([email protected]) Note: the passwords may be different, however we encourage you to make the passwords the same for both systems…


  • Email – Provided by Google:  Gmail
    1. District Email addresses are in the following format:
    2. Instructions on how to access your Email (and reset your password,) from the Google site may be found here:
    3. 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.)  


  • Internet Filter System
    1. An enterprise Internet filtering appliance is in place that blocks web sites based on categories.
    2. Authentication is automatic with your Windows Domain login to your workstation.  If that fails a splash page will prompt you for credentials.



  • Google Shared Drives (Formerly called Team Drives)


  1. You Tube Video:
  2. Shared Drive collaborative file sharing for your “Team” which can be a building, grade level, department, class, or teaching team, etc. 
  3. Please name your folders with school name, Ex.   MCES_Third_Grade



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


  • Wireless Network Information and Instructions may be found at this link:

  • Toshiba Copiers and Using PaperCut

Here are a couple of YouTube videos that will help you use our district-wide Toshiba Copiers:

  1. PaperCut Self Association – using your ID Badge
  2. PaperCut with Toshiba Copiers – How To



Welcome aboard!  & Have a GREAT year!

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