Staff Portal

Educational Links for Staff

Must be signed in to your District Google account to view.

Videos, resources, FAQs, and guides on using Seesaw, Schoology, PowerSchool, iPads, Chromebooks, and more.

Student Device Issues - District Issued Chromebooks and iPads
Students attending in-person classes having issues with their device should first reach out to their teacher to troubleshoot the issue together (broken link, incorrect file permissions, etc.). Depending on the issue the teacher may resolve the issue, submit a technology help desk ticket on the student's behalf, or direct students to the office (K-5)/school library (6-12) for additional assistance.

ExCEL Virtual Learning Academy (Powered by CAOLA) students needing technical assistance with a District issued device or account should submit request for assistance via our student device issues form, click here.


Employee Assistance Program

Mutual of Omaha’s EAP assists employees and their eligible dependents with personal or job-related concerns, including:
  • Emotional well-being
  • Family and relationships
  • Legal and financial matters
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Work and life transitions
EAP Benefits
  • Unlimited telephone access to EAP professionals (24 hours a day, seven days a week)
  • Telephone assistance and referral
  • Service for employees and eligible dependents
  • Robust network of licensed mental health professionals
  • Four face-to-face sessions with a counselor (per household, per calendar year)
Visit mutualofomaha.com/eap or call 1-800-316-2796 for confidential consultation and resource services.

District Pledge

our why Please feel free to download the file below and hang in your classroom or work area!  #OneDistrict 

Staff Announcements

PSERS' Foundations for Your Future Seminars
The Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) holds Foundations for Your Future (FFYF) seminars throughout the area.  These FFYF seminars provide active members with information about PSERS benefits and services.  A PSERS Retirement Counselor will cover topics such as benefit options, withdrawal of contributions, rollovers, taxes, and legislative actions affecting PSERS.  PSERS recommends that all active members attend an FFYF seminar, particularly if you are planning on retiring within the year. Advance registration is not required to attend any of these seminars. For a complete listing of upcoming seminars, click here.

Policy Updates

For your reference, during the 2022-2023 school year and summer of 2023, the following policies were added or revised.

New Policies
113.1: Discipline of Students with Disabilities
113.4: Confidentiality of Special Education Student Information    
200: Enrollment
712: Facility Dogs
805.2: School Security Personnel
 
Revised Policies
005: Organization
113: Special Education
113.2: Positive Behavior Support
113.3: Screenings and Evaluations for Students with Disabilities
218.4: Terroristic Threats
221: Dress and Grooming
237: Electronic and Personal Communication Devices
606: Tax Collection
810: Transportation

What Cycle Day is it?

May
21

CYCLE DAY 6

Tue May 21 2024

#WestShoreProud

Please feel free to use our District hashtag in your social media posts, emails, and printed materials.  That hashtag is...
 
#WestShoreProud
 
Please Note: Wallingford-Swarthmore School District in Delaware County, PA is using the hashtag #WSSDproud.
care solace
In support of our ongoing commitment to the well-being of our staff, we have partnered with Care Solace to provide an additional layer of care for our community. Care Solace assists individuals find mental health care providers and substance use treatment centers. Their services may be accessed at no cost to you, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year, and in 200+ languages.
 
To utilize Care Solace, call 1-888-515-0595. A Care Solace team member will help you every step of the way to research options, secure appointments, and follow up to make sure it is a good fit. For anonymous help, answer a few questions to get matched with an extensive list of care providers at www.caresolace.com/westshore.

For more information about Care Solace and additional resources, please click here to visit our Student Services page.

Staff and the Media

NEWS MEDIA: Employees of the District should contact the Director of Communications, and their principal/supervisor if they are asked by a reporter to speak about District events or initiatives in which they will be identified as a staff member of the District. This should occur prior to any on or off camera interviews, statements, and photographs.  Additionally, if interested in sharing a positive story with the media, please work with the Communications Department before initiating contact with a news station. 
 
SOCIAL MEDIA: We recognize that many of our employees are active social media users. As a school district, we also incorporate social media as part of our communications strategy. The lines between public and private, personal and professional, are blurred online. Staff are asked to carefully consider what they post online and how it may be perceived.  

Website Quick Link

© 2024. West Shore School District. All Rights Reserved.
View text-based website