BOE Policy 4090 Employee Use of Technology - Please insure that you read West Hartford Public Schools Board of Education Policy on employee Use of Technology as it relates to the creation, publication, posting, or distribution of any personal and/or non-school related written, visual, and/or audio correspondence or materials.
BOE Regulation 4080-R regarding the use of Social Media.
Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) - The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) is a federal law enacted by Congress to address concerns about access to offensive content over the Internet on school and library computers. CIPA imposes certain types of requirements on any school or library that receives funding for Internet access or internal connections from the E-rate program – a program that makes certain communications technology more affordable for eligible schools and libraries. Click the link above to read the details.
You Tube Access for Teachers - The district recognizes that YouTube can be a valuable resource to support teaching and learning. Beginning November 14, 2011 YouTube has been open for teachers. As professionals we know that privileges are balanced with responsibilities. Read the following information carefully as it provides a framework for using this resource.