What the Tech?

New Teacher Orientation 2017

Big image

School Technology Coordinator

The STC....know who this is in your building! Be nice to your STC.....take him/her treats! STC's are the first points of contact for all things tech in your building: questions, repair needs, etc. A list of those fabulous people can be found here!

Network/Email/Digital Resources Access

You need to complete a New Staff/Staff Demographics Change Form. See the Secretary or School Technology Coordinator (STC) in your building for this form. All users have a User Directory (U drive) with 1 GB of storage available as well as a OneDrive with 1 TB of online storage available. Do not save files to the C drive or desktop of the computer as they will be erased during computer maintenance.

Once you have a log in, you might wonder what digital resources are available. Click here (and log in with your network credentials) to see a list of district wide resources along with how you log in to those resources. Building specific resources are managed at the school level. If you have questions, contact the STC in your building.

We also have a District Programs Dashboard linked under Staff on the Boone County website. Click here to get there! This provides an easy one stop shop for most of the district wide resources.

Infinite Campus

Infinite Campus is the web based student information system used by the state of Kentucky. Your log in credentials were created with the submission of the New Staff/Staff Demographics Change Form. Check with the secretary or Infinite Campus Building Coach for these credentials.

Instructional Support

Boone County has 2 Technology Resource Teachers providing technology integration support. Most of the time the TRTs will be working directly with Instructional Coaches; however, there may be times when teachers work with the TRTs directly. Instructional support from the TRTs includes: Infinite Campus Gradebook, Canvas, variety of instructional software, fine tuning Microsoft Office skills, using web tools/apps, G Suite, Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT), #FutureReady classroom tools, or any other technology integration ideas you may have.

Chris Walsh
Elementary Technology Resource Teacher

Cathy Himmelmann
Middle/High Technology Resource Teacher

Click here for links to the Technology Resource Teacher website that includes self paced trainings as well as a link to their YouTube channel.


Staff may bring personal devices to attach to the wireless network. Personal devices access the Internet only. Personal devices do not print or access U drives. The Technology Dept nor School Technology Coordinators support or troubleshoot personal devices.

To connect a personal device to the wireless network, do the following:

Select BCS_Wireless from the wireless networks

Log in credentials are the same as your network log in credentials

Students may also bring personal devices to school. Please consult with your school's policy/procedure regarding student use. There is a Technology Tab in Infinite Campus where you can see if students have met your school's requirements for BYOT.

All classrooms in Boone County have a wireless access point in the classroom.

Grades 3 - 8 are 1:1 with Chromebooks.

High Schools are encouraging students to bring their own devices. Additional information can be found here with more specific information available at the school level.

My Info Self Service

My Info Self Service is a web based application that provides employees the ability to monitor their personal and employment information.

Access here: https://boone.munisselfservice.com/default.aspx

Log in Credentials are:

User Name: employee #
Password: last 4 digits of your SSN

Digital Citizenship

We are required by federal regulations to teach Internet Safety/Digital Citizenship to all students.



Big image