All Personnel BP 4040
EMPLOYEE USE OF TECHNOLOGY
The Governing Board recognizes that technological resources can enhance employee performance by offering effective tools to assist in providing a quality instructional program, facilitating communications with parents/guardians, student and the community, supporting district and school operations, and improving access to and exchange of information. The Board expects all employees to learn to use the available technological resources that will assist them in the performance of their job responsibilities. As needed, employees shall receive professional development in the appropriate use of these resources.
Employees shall be responsible for the appropriate use of technology and shall use the district's electronic resources only for purposes related to their employment.
Employees should be notified that computer files and electronic communications including e-mail and voice mail, are not private. Technological resources should not be used to transmit confidential information about students, employees, or district operations without authority.
The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that all district computers with Internet access have a technology protection measure that prevents access to visual depictions that are obscene or contain child pornography, and that the operation of such measures is enforced. The Superintendent or designee may disable the technology protection measure during use by an adult to enable access for bona fide research or other lawful purpose.
To ensure proper use the Superintendent or designee may monitor employee use of the district’s technological resources, including e-mail and stored files. Monitoring may occur at any time without advance notice or consent. If When passwords are used, they must be known to the Superintendent or designee so that he/she may have system access.
The Superintendent or designee shall establish administrative regulations which outline employee obligations and responsibilities related to the use of district technology. He/she also may establish guidelines and limits on the use of technological resources. Inappropriate use shall result in cancellation of the employee’s user privileges, disciplinary action and/or legal action in accordance with law, Board policy and administrative regulations.
The Superintendent or designee shall provide copies of related policies, regulations and guidelines to all employees who use the district’s technological resources. Employees shall be required to acknowledge in writing that they have read and understood the district’s Acceptable Use Agreement.
51870-51874 Education technology
3543.1 Rights of employee organizations
502 Computer crimes, remedies
632 Eavesdropping on or recording confidential communications
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 47
254 Universal service discounts (E-rate)
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 47
54.520 Internet safety policy and technology protection measures, E-rate discounts
PUBLIC LAW 107-110
2401-2441 Enhancing Education Through Technology Act, No Child Left Behind Act, Title II, Part D
2441 Internet Safety
Policy adopted: September 6, 2007