A Quick Reference Guide for All Things Technology
Logging On (Network Login)
Password: Your initial password is hello. The first time you log onto a district computer, you will be prompted to change your password. Make it something you remember and something that others will not guess as you will use your "Network Login" to access most of our district programs.
Programs You Need to Know
- Educator Access: Is where student data is housed. This is where teachers keep their gradebook, enter daily attendance, and record discipline.
- Employee Access: Is where any employee can log in and view their personal data including how many days you have off, etc.
- Family Access: Is the parent portal where parents check grades and also register students online.
- Student Access: Is the student portal where students can access online assignments and check their grades.
- AWARE: Is where you will find student test data. You will only have access to this application if you have assigned students/classes in Skyward.
- Forethought: Is the teacher lesson planner.
- FormSpace: Houses several district and campus forms that can be submitted, signed, and approved electronically.
- HelpDesk: Is where you will submit tickets for any technology issues.
- PDAS: Is the teacher appraisal system. Administrators enter Walk-Throughs and Observations that you can view and sign off on. This component is not accessible until your principal assigns you an appraiser.
- Workshop: All staff can register for upcoming workshops and track their professional development hours.
Frequently Asked Questions
My Computer, Projector, or SMART Board isn't working properly. Who do I contact?
How can I get my school email on my SMART phone?
- E-mail address - email@example.com
- Username - first four letters of last name, first initial (ex. John Smith - smitj)
- Server - mail.chisd.net
- Domain - CHISD
Who's Who - Meet our Technology Department
Executive Director of Technology
Instructional Coordinator - Secondary Technology
Instructional Coordinator - Elementary Technology