Garland ISD Technology Systems

Garland ISD technology support information

Performance Matters- Professional Development Catalog and T-TESS Evaluation Platform

Access all aspects of your T-TESS evaluation cycle as well as PD registration, records, offerings badging and more.

garlandisd.truenorthlogic.com


Contact Information:

972-487-4503

Melissa Hill

mahill@garlandisd.net

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Technology Help Desk

Contact information:

(972) 494-8566

helpdesk@garlandisd.net


Hours:

6:30 am - 4:30 pm

Skyward

Student information system, gradebook, and attendance software.


Where to get help:

skywardhelp@garlandisd.net

972-487-3650


How to access the system

Login with Network login and password

Technology Orientation

The Technology Department provides support for software applications/devices through the Garland ISD Intranet on the Tech Support page. You may also contact your campus CTA/CTS for technology questions and support.


Where to get help:

http://home.garlandisd.net/Tech_Support_i_Support


How to access the Intranet

Only accessible through through the district's internal network. To access the Intranet at home, login to the Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI).

Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI)

VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) gives you the ability to connect to a GISD desktop from anywhere you have access to high speed internet. This will provide a way to access files on your network drives and other internal GISD resources from outside the district. VDI can be accessed through almost any device.


Where to get help

Office Automation

972-494-8566


How to access the system

Login with network login and password

Microsoft Outlook

District email system that can be accessed through the Outlook Web Client via the Staff page on Garland ISD or the icon on district computers.


Where to get help

Campus CTA/CTS


How to access the system

Login with network login and password

Garland Education Online (Moodle)

District site for tutorials and teacher classroom materials can be housed here. A professional development session is required to create your own classroom.



Where to get help

Kathy Miller

kdmiller@garlandisd.net

972-487-4494


How to access the system

Login with network login and password

Hoonuit (formerly Atomic Learning)

Hoonuit is a tech-focused, anytime, anywhere professional learning system that has information on pedagogical workshops, technology support, and learning methodologies.


Login with network username and password.

Google for Education

Resource for collaborating and sharing documents with co-workers or students, student email accounts, websites for teachers, blogging tool that can be used with students, and Google Classroom (coming soon).



Where to get help

Angie Cheatham

AOCheath@garlandisd.net


How to access the system

Login with network login and password

Safari Montage

Resources for online video content, live videoconferencing, and accessing projectors.


Where to get help

Campus CTA/CTS


How to access the system

Login with network login and password

WiFi

WiFi is available for personal phones and tablets for students and faculty to connect to the wireless network in the district. Internet content is filtered.


Where to get help

Campus CTA/CTS


How to access the system

Login with network login and password

Schoolnet

Schoolnet is a curriculum, instructional and data management system that enables Garland ISD to improve student achievement. It is technology that will support our data-driven decisions. The landing page contains links and resources to important information.


Where to get help

schoolnethelp@garlandisd.net


How to access the system

Login with network login and password

Oracle

Oracle is a resource for finding payroll information, signing up for benefits, and registering for district training classes. Access is via the icon on district computers or through the Garland ISD Staff page.



Where to get help

Campus CTA/CTS


How to access the system the first time

Login using network ID, password is gisd and last 4 of social security number (the first time you login)

Review 360

Review 360 is the district behavioral management system which allows teachers and administrators to track, assign, and communicate student discipline.



Where to get help

Campus Administration


How to access the system

Initial login is sent from Review 360. The password can be changed after first login.

Aesop

System for requesting a substitute and managing absences.



Where to get help

School Secretary for password assistance or

Pam Graham, Substitute Office Manager
(972) 487-3067


How to access the system

ID# is your own phone number, without dashes (10 digits)

Pin # is either the last four digits of your SSN OR your Oracle employee number

Garland ISD Intranet

The Garland ISD Intranet can be located by going to home.garlandisd.net from any district computer or the Portal. The intranet contains important district information, calendars, a community board, and contact information for departments across the district.