Iola School District USD 257 prides itself in its ability to prepare students for their future in a world of digital technology and information. To do that, their Technology Department is tasked with the vital job of organizing, maintaining, and procuring all required technologies, devices, and services that provides their students, teachers, administrators, and other staff with the tools to prepare students in entering the 21st century. The Technology Department also ensures devices, students, and staff are protected from cyber threats by providing network security and policies to keep students safe, secure, and learning.
The Technology Department has laid out its policy documents to clearly communicate the USD 257’s expectations when it comes to the technology provided. These documents are easily accessible at the links below:
The Technology’s Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) covers simple things like "don't share passwords" and "use appropriate language" to guidelines for social media, student data, and restrictions on hacking software. To read the document, click or go to: usd257.org/TechAUP.
The Chromebook Policy, Procedures, and Information Handbook is a document for parents, guardians, and students (and anyone who uses a Chromebook) that gives rules and guidelines for those who use and are assigned Chromebooks and also describes what a Chromebook is. To read the document, click or go to: usd257.org/ChromePolicy.
For any questions or concerns regarding technology, please reach out to the Technology Coordinator here: www.usd257.org/57463_2?personID=169539
On this webpage (labeled “Technology Department Pages“, below here for computers and at the top for mobile) are links to our technology policies along with some good Internet Safety tips that encourage and teach proactive Internet safety.