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Student Data Protection: Vendor Status

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Weber School District, in compliance with HB 358 and SB 102, has initiated a strict policy and protocol procedure for evaluating all third-party vendors who have access to any student data.  Interactive websites and apps collect student data such as location, name, phone numbers, likes and dislikes, routines, and much more.  Because of this, Weber School District wants to protect student data, both submitted by the student and generated by these third-party companies.  The most common use of student data is in marketing and research, and for selling to companies for a profit.  Because of this, Weber School District requires all third-party vendors to sign a Memorandum of Agreement, which specifies that all student data will be transmitted and stored in a secure way, that it won't be sold, and that it will be fully deleted upon request.

In order for a third-party vendor to be approved, they must go through the evaluation steps:

  1. Teachers and Staff will submit the website/app to their Administrator
  2. If it is approved by their Administrator, then it will be submitted to the Student Data Security Manager (SDSM)
  3. The SDSM will go through the privacy policy and terms of service of each submitted website
  4. The SDSM will also view all security protocols listed for the website, including login security. 
  5. If the website is secure, then it will be turned over to the Evaluation Committee, which is comprised of Teachers, Administrators, and Curriculum
  6. The Evaluation Committee will go through all websites and determine if they are aligned with curriculum and if similar websites are already being used in the district
  7. Once the website/app is approved by the Evaluation Committee, it will be routed back to the SDSM
  8. The SDSM will then send the company a personalized Memorandum of Agreement for signature
  9. When the Memorandum of Agreement is signed and returned to the SDSM, one of two things will happen:  A.  The website will be added to the approved list.  B.  The website will be turned over to development for login sync with district servers and then added to the approved list
  10. After websites are approved, their metadata will then be uploaded to the Utah Metadata Dictionary

The list below shows the various stages submitted websites are in in the evaluation process. 

 

Approved With Stipulation 
Curriculum Website Name Login and Use Instructions
Athletics
  • Hudl (Use as usual).
  • Krossover (Use as usual).
  • Max Preps (Use as usual).
  • Meet Manager (Use as usual).
  • NCAA (Use as usual).
  • NCSA (Use as usual).
  • Online Newspapers (Must not use student logins)
  • Register My Athlete (Use as usual).
  • RunnerCard (Use as ususal)
  • Track Wrestling (Use as usual).
Classroom Management - Elementary
  • Websites Pending
  • Websites Pending
Classroom Management - Secondary
  • Websites Pending
  • Websites Pending
CTE
  • ACTE (Use as usual).
  • AET (Use as usual)
  • Ambassador Flooring (Use as usual).
  • Auto Desk (Use as usual).
  • CDX Auto (Use as usual)
  • Certiport / Console 8 (Use as usual).
  • Choosemyplate.gov (Must not use student logins)
  • Chooserestaurants (Use as usual).
  • CK-12 (Use as usual).
  • Code.org Google Login and Use Instructions.
  • Code HS Google Login and Use Instructions Pending.
  • DECA (Use as usual)
  • ESPN (Use as usual).
  • Ethan Allen (Use as usual).
  • FBLA (Use as usual).
  • FCCLA (Use as usual)
  • FFA (Use as usual)
  • Flashcut (No logins required)
  • Gamestar Mechanics (Use as usual).
  • GMetrix (Use as usual).
  • Graspable Math Google Login and Use Instructions
  • H&R Block Budget Challenge (Use as usual).
  • HOSA (Use as usual)
  • Judging Card (Use as usual)
  • Keyboardingonline Google Login and Use Instructions
  • Lightbot (Use as usual)
  • LinkedIn (Use as usual).
  • Med Term Book Website (Use as usual)
  • MIT App Inventor Google Login and Use Instructions Pending.
  • Mobile CSP Google Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • NATEF/ASE (Use as usual).
  • PHeT (Use as usual).
  • Planner 5D (Use as usual).
  • Precision Exams (Use as usual).
  • Prevent Child Abuse Utah (Use as usual).
  • Project Lead the Way / Innovation Portal (Use as usual)
  • Room Styler (Use as usual).
  • Sketchup Google Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • Skills USA (Use as usual)
  • Solid Works (Use as usual).
  • S/P2 (Use as usual)
  • TSA (Use as usual).
  • Utah Restaurant Assn (Use as usual)
  • Weber Morgan Health Dept (Use as usual)
District Office Use / District Wide Use
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Weber Davis
  • Clever.
  • Connect4Learning
  • Dibles Net
  • DOT
  • Goalview
  • Google.
  • National Student Clearinghouse
  • Previdence
  • SAGE
 
General - Elementary
  • ACT Testing System  (Use as usual).
  • AP Testing System (Use as usual).
  • BrainPOP Google Login and Use Instructions
  • Edulastic Google Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • Kahoot (Must not use student logins)
  • Level Chinese (Use as usual)
  • Mastery Connect Google Login and Use Instructions
  • Mandarin Matrix (Use as Usual)
  • Nearpod (Must not use student logins)
  • Plickers (Use with nicknames and NOT student names)
General - Secondary
  • Canvas (Use as usual)
  • Celtx (Use as usual)
  • Duolingo Google Login and Use Instructions Pending.
  • Gotocollegefairs (Use as usual).
  • GradeCam Google Login and Use Instructions
  • HJEDesign / Herff Jones Yearbook (Use as usual)
  • Jostens (Use as Usual)
  • Kahoot (Must not use student logins)
  • Keyboardingonline.com Google Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • Learner.org (Must not use student logins)
  • Mastery Connect Google Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • McGraw Hill (Use as usual)
  • Nearpod (Must not use student logins)
  • Noodle Tools Google Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • Noteflight Google Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • Pearson iLit (Use as usual)
  • Quia (Use as usual).
  • Quizlet Google Login and Use Instructions.
  • SAT Testing System (Use as usual).
  • Sterling Scholarship (Use as usual).
  • WSU Concurrent Enrollment
Language Arts - Elementary
  • Imagine Learning (Use as Usual)
  • Raz-Kids Clever Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • Read Live / Read Naturally (Use as Usual)
  • Road to Success (Use as Usual)
  • Sights (Must not use student logins)
  • Starfall (Must not use student logins)
  • Utah Compose (Use as Usual)
Language Arts - Secondary
  • Collections - HMH (Use as Usual)
  • Story Board That Google Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • System 44 (Use as Usual)
  • Thrively.com Google Login and Use Instructions Pending
Math - Elementary
  • Brainz Attack (Must only use free version. No student logins allowed)
  • Dreambox (Use as usual)
  • MobyMax Clever Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • Prodigy Math Google Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • Ten Marks Clever Login and Use Instructions Pending.
  • XTra Math Google Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • Zearn Google Login and Use Instructions
Math - Secondary
  • Aleks (Use as Usual)
  • How the Market Works Google Login and Use Instructions Pending
  • IXL (Must use without student logins)
  • RedBird (Use as Usual)
Media Services / Library
  • Follett Shelf (Use as Usual)
  • Overdrive (Use as Usual)
Science - Elementary
  • Websites Pending
  •  Websites Pending
Science - Secondary
  • Cosmic Ray E-Lab (Must not use student logins)
  • Scratch.mit.edu (Use installed program or use website without students logging in)
Special Education - All Grades
  •  SLP Toolkit (Use as Usual)
Typing - Elementary
     
Websites Currently Being Evaluated
ABCya! Turned over to Elementary Evaluation Committee
APEAS II - SPED Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
Big Ideas Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending 
Book Share - SPED Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
BuzzMath Turned over to Elementary Evaluation Committee
Canva.com Turned over to Secondary Evaluation Committee
Class Dojo Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
Commonlit.org Turned over to Elementary Evaluation Committee
Desmos.com Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending 
Discovery Edu Streaming Turned over to Elementary Evaluation Committee
Digital Readworks Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
Edmodo Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending 
Educreations Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending 
Embarc.online Turned over to Elementary Evaluation Committee
Event Bright - CTE Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
Free Sound Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending 
Friv Turned over to Elementary Evaluation Committee
Grammarly Turned over to Secondary Evaluation Committee
Handwriting w/o Tears - SPED Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
Hypothes.is Chrome Extension Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
Keyboarding w/o Tears - SPED Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
Learnzillion Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
MindPlay Waiting for Clever sync
National Application Center - CTE Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
Natural History Museum Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
Newsela Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
No Red Ink Turned over to Secondary Evaluation Committee
Open Ed Resources Turned over to Secondary Evaluation Committee 
Open ED Turned over to Secondary Evaluation Committee
Power My Learning  
ProQuest Sirs Turned over to Secondary Evaluation Committee
QGlobal - SPED Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending 
Quizalize Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
Quizizz - CTE & General Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
ReadWorks Turned over to Elementary Evaluation Committee
Repl.it Turned over to Secondary Evaluation Committee
Señor Wooly Turned over to Secondary Evaluation Committee
Snap Raise Turned over to Secondary Evaluation Committee
Strengths Quest Turned over to Secondary Evaluation Committee - Have an MoA 
Sumdog Turned over to Elementary Evaluation Committee
Symbaloo EDU Turned over to Elementary Evaluation Committee
Team Snap  Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
Train 2 Certify Me Turned over to Secondary Evaluation Committee
Tumblebooks Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
vocabulary.com Turned over to Elementary Evaluation Committee
Wiley Plus Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
   
Doesn't qualify for use under the Student Data Protection Act 
Animoto Refused MoA
App.liveschool.com Denied by Evaluation Team
AtSpace Denied by Evaluation Team
Book Adventure No secure login method offered
Classflow  No secure login method offered
Classkick  No secure login method offered
Classzone Denied by Evaluation Team
Color Code Denied by Evaluation Team
Consonus Music Institute No secure login method offered
EdPuzzle Denied by Evaluation Team
EdReady Denied by Evaluation Team
ESGI No secure login method offered
Freehostingeu.com Denied by Evaluation Team
Free Rice  No secure login method offered
FrontRowEd No secure login method offered
Good Reads No secure login method offered
Good Typing No secure login method offered
GoReact Denied by Evaluation Team and No secure login method offered
Gradeproof with AI Denied by Evaluation Team and No secure login method offered
Home Styler No secure login method offered
Incredibox Denied by Evaluation Team
Labyrinth No secure login method offered
Learning Express No secure login method offered
Learning Farm No secure login method offered
Learning Games Denied by Evaluation Team
Lyrics 2 Learn No secure login method offered
Market Watch No secure login method offered
Mission Us Denied by Evaluation Team
Moneyskills Denied by Evaluation Team
Nitrotype Denied by Evaluation Team
Piktochart Refused MoA
Polleverywhere.com Denied by Evaluation Team
Read Theory Refused MoA 
Roblox No secure login method offered
Schedulicity Refused MoA
Seesaw No secure login method offered
Sight Reading Factory Denied by Evaluation Team
Sign Up Genius No secure login method offered
Smart Music No secure login method offered
Socrative Refused MoA 
Spelling City No secure login method offered
Steam Denied by Evaluation Team
Stock Market Game No secure login method offered
Teach Banzai No secure login method offered
Typing.com Denied by Evaluation Team
Utah Futures No secure login method offered
Voki Denied by Evaluation Team
Voyager Sopris Carnegie Math No secure login method offered
Weebly Denied by Evaluation Team.  Use Google Sites.
WeVideo Denied by Evaluation Team.
YES Automotive Refused MoA
Youthleadership.net No secure login method offered
   
Teachers can use these.  NO student accounts should be created.  No student data can be input into website. 
My Fitness Pal  
Pinterest  
Prezi  
Khan Academy Vendor MoA Acceptance Pending
Epic (getepic.com)  
   

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 16:21

Substitute Teaching

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Substitute Teacher Application Process

Qualifications

            Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

 

  1. Elementary school substitute – high school diploma or equivalent
  2. Secondary school substitute – high school diploma or equivalent.  If under 21 years of age you must be admitted into a university teacher licensing program.
  3. Have a teacher license, enrolled in a university teacher licensing program, or complete a substitute training course.

Application Process

 

Individuals who are currently enrolled in a University pre-service education program, have a teaching license or who have successfully completed substitute training in the past 5 years do not need to complete the training and assessment.  Please bring proof of successful training or university pre-service enrollment to Human Resources.  Proceed to step # 3.

 

  1. Subskills Training Course (Must Complete Options A or B):

 

  1. Weber School District will be providing free subskills training classes. We have 4 dates available for you to choose from. Classes will be held at North Park Elementary and do require registration. Class size is limited, please contact Human Resources to register at (801) 476-7886.

    January 16, 2018                     4:00 to 5:45   Weber Innovation Center  (1007 W. 12th St.)

    February 13, 2018                   4:00 to 5:45   Weber Innovation Center  (1007 W. 12th St.)

  2. Go to www.STEDI.org, select Purchase Training, then choose the SubSkills Online Training Course (for $39.95), and Add to Cart. Weber School District does NOT have a Coupon Code. Review your order and click on Proceed to Checkout. Please complete the requested information and remember to choose Utah as your “State” and Weber School District as your “District”. Be sure to read the Terms and Conditions and check the box to confirm you have done so.

    A.

    Once you finalize your transaction and have received an Order Number, you will be able to immediately begin your 8-hour training by clicking on the dark blue button that says “Go to Course”. You may come and go as you please in the lessons and you may take each of the SubAssessments up to four times

    B.

    When you have completed the training and have achieved the required 85% composite score on your SubAssessments, a SubDiploma will be available to print or email to the district office.

    C.

    Questions: Contact Kelley by telephone (1-800-922-4693), email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), or live chat for help. Office hours for help are Mon – Fri 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. MST.   

 

  1. Complete District Substitute Teaching Application packet at the District Office (Hours 7:30-3:00pm)

 

  1. You must bring the following items with you to complete the paperwork:

 

  1. Substitute training completion certificate, copy of current teaching license, or proof of admittance into a university teaching program

  2. Driver’s License

  3. Social Security card, passport or birth certificate

  4. Direct deposit information- “Voided check” OR documentation from bank

  5. $62.75 cost of background check and fingerprinting (cash, check or card)

 

After fingerprint and background check is cleared and paperwork has been processed you will receive an email with your employee log in information.  Once you have received your employee log in information the following needs to be completed:

 

On line Appropriate Use Policy

 

Go to aup.wsd.net and complete the appropriate use policy pages.  Use your network employee username and password when it prompts you to do so.

 

 

Complete Weber School District online Training / Certification

This is obtained by viewing an online training found at wsd.net. Click on Employees, then Inservice Trainings, from this point you will need to login to Weber Online. This will allow you to access all 3 trainings.

                      1.  View and study the following online trainings:

 

A. Blood Borne Pathogens

 

                                       B. Right to know Training   

 

                                       C. Weber District Policy on Harassment and Discrimination

 

                        2.  Take the test in each area

                        *Scores will be sent directly to Human Resources

 

 Please contact WSD Human Resources (801-476-7886) after you have successfully passed the online trainings to be activated as a substitute and receive you AESOP login number and pin. If you do not sub at least one day in a school year your name will be taken off our list and you will be required to do the background check and fingerprinting again.

 

 

 

PCAU HB 286 Utah Child Sexual Abuse Online Prevention Training Instructions:

Click Link: https://pcau.enspark.com/

1. Select Register
2. Complete Registration
· Parents/Caregivers must select I am a Parent of a Student from the registration drop down box in order to access the parent course.
· School personnel must select School Personnel from the registration drop down box to access the educator course.
3. Click Register Button
4. Click Launch Course
5. There will be a Certificate of Completion issued at the end of the course that the user needs to print or download as a PDF

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 14:29

Classes Offered

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