The School Board of Indian River County
Bylaws & Policies
Unless a specific policy has been amended and the date the policy was revised is noted at the bottom of that policy, the bylaws and policies of The School Board of Indian River County were adopted on August 13, 2013.
 

7543 - UTILIZATION OF THE BOARD'S WEBSITE AND REMOTE ACCESS TO THE BOARD'S NETWORK

Parents, students, staff members/employees, and community members are encouraged to access the School Board's website (www.indianriverschools.org).

The following resources are available on the Board’s website:

 A.links to school websites

 B.school/District departments

 C.calendars

 D.student gradebook

 E.Board agendas and minutes

 F.employment and volunteer opportunities

 G.contact information

Parents, students, staff members/employees, and community members should check the Board's website regularly for changes to these resources and for the addition of other resources. Some resources may require a user name and password, or a login procedure due to the personally identifiable nature of the information provided through that resource (e.g., the gradebook program and e-mail system). If a user name and password, or logon procedure, is necessary to access a resource, the user should contact the applicable school or department for access.

Access to the Board’s Network through a Server

Board members, District employees, charter school employees, students, as well as contractors, vendors, agents of the District, are permitted to use their personally-owned or Board-owned computer or workstations and/or web-enabled devices of any type to remotely (i.e., away from District property and facilities) access the Board's server and thereby connect to the Board's network. This policy is limited to remote access connections that are used to do work on behalf of or for the benefit of the District, including, but not limited to, reading or sending e-mail and reviewing District-provided intranet web resources and completing assigned coursework.

Each individual granted remote access privileges pursuant to this policy must adhere to the following standards and regulations:

 A.his/her computer/device must have active on it an anti-virus program with the latest updates from the manufacturer

 B.the individual may only access the network using his/her assigned username and password
  The individual is prohibited from allowing other persons, including friends and family members, to use his/her user name and password to log onto the network. The user may not go beyond his/her authorized access.

 C.his/her device may not be connected to any other network at the same time

 D.his/her device is connected to the network, with the exception of personal networks that are under the complete control of the user

 E.his/her device may not, at any time while the individual is using remote access to connect to the network, be reconfigured for the purpose of connecting to another (an additional) network, use of the network, whether connected directly or remotely, is contingent upon the individual abiding by the terms and conditions of the Board's technology acceptable use and safety policies and procedures
  Users are required to sign the applicable agreement form (Form 7540.03 F1 or Form 7540.04 F1) prior to being permitted to use remote access.

Additional standards and regulations for remotely accessing and connecting to the Board’s network shall be published in AP 7543 - Standards and Regulations for Remote Access and Connection.

Any user who violates this policy may be denied remote access and connection privileges.

Any employee who violates this policy may be disciplined, up to and including termination; any contractor, vendor, and/or agent who violates this policy may have his/her contract with the Board terminated; any charter school employee who violates this policy may have his/her access terminated; and any student who violates this policy may be disciplined up to and including suspension or expulsion.

Revised 2/14/17

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