IT Resources and Forms
Troubleshooting and Help Requests
For technical issues with computers, mobile devices, SmartBoards, projectors, phones, or GAFE password recovery, please submit a HelpSTAR request for technician support.
Network Use Accounts
Please choose and complete the specific form below for your request and submit completed, signed form to Technology Integration Services Department for processing via District Mail or FAX (510) 278-8426.
After the submission of Network Log in Request and the creation of your account, you're ready to login into your district computer the first time. Here's a useful guide to assist and other application login tips.
Employee Responsible Use
The Governing Board recognizes that technological resources can enhance employee performance, engage learners, and increase student achievement by offering effective tools to assist in providing a quality instructional program, facilitating communications with parents/guardians, students. 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 that receive professional development in the appropriate use of these resources. [Full Board Policy & Agreement]
District Technology Purchases
Specs and Quotes
The Technology Integration Services and Purchasing Departments have collaborated to create an improved technology purchasing process to streamline the process of purchasing technology items, such as computing devices, carts, projectors, printers, etc. All District users should follow the work flow below to request specs and quotes for standard and non-standard devices:
- Sites submit the "Request for Specs" form online at https://goo.gl/aJS3fP. The form includes specs and estimated prices for standard items to help prospective purchasers make initial decisions about quantities and budget implications.
- Technology Integration Services recommends/approves specs.
- Purchasing obtains quotes and sends it to the authorized requester listed on the form.
- The authorized requester at the site submits a purchase requisition through Escape and attaches the quote.
- Accounting checks the purchase req against designated budget codes.
- Once the req is approved by Accounting, Purchasing will issue the PO to vendor.
- Warehouse will deliver items to TIS for imaging/provisioning or to site, depending on the items purchased.
New technologies are moving beyond the interactive whiteboard to using interactive instruction for student learning, real-time collaboration, and feedback. Visit our Interactive Instruction page for a variety of useful resources. Request a quote for interactive HDTV panels through the the"Request for Specs" form.
Tips and Guides
Microsoft Office 365 gives staff access to the web-based versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote using OneDrive. Staff can download and install full versions of the Office Suite on five computers, five tablets, and five Smart phones, for free as long as you're an employee of SLZUSD. This is also available for Students & Families. Click below for information guide and to request Pro+ upgrade for downloads by completing this form: http://goo.gl/s0vU2V
All staff and students have Google Apps for Education (GAFE) accounts. So many apps are available to integrate technology to support Common Core content lessons, communication, online collaboration, increasing creativity, critical thinking and research skills for students. Click here for GAFE Quick Start guide.
Email Tips and Guides
Access Outlook through Office 365 when you're outside of the District network http://portal.office.com. Login to your Office 365 Account using your network login > choose Mail or Calendar.
For your convenience, forward your Gmail messages to your Outlook account. Login to your Gmail account > choose settings > choose "Forwarding and POP > add your Outlook email address > choose the forwarding option > save changes.
Phone Tips and Guides
Here are a couple items to get you acquainted with your Cisco phone: Cisco Initial Set-up and Phone Greetings and Cisco Unity-at-a-Glance Quick Guide.
Software Installation Guides
If you're going to purchase software for your site, department, classroom, or individual district computer, please complete, print, and send in the Software Installation Request Form. Please try to provide TIS Department with a minimum two-month notification. It would be helpful to plan software installations during summer or school break.
Software Installation Request Form