TEAM BCPS Destiny…? - Baltimore County Public Schools

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Back to School Meeting
September 4, 2014
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 Ryan
 Lloyd
Imbriale – Executive Director –
Department of Innovative
Learning
Brown –
Executive Director –
Department of Information
Technology
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Portal.microsoftonline.com
 Online
access to One Drive.
 Use BCPS credentials to log in.
 Full “sync” coming in Fall.
MAP Testing
Nick Argyros – Manager
 Imaging
of HP devices…..Coming Soon!
 Work Orders: Thanks for your patience!
 Daly Support and Extended Help Desk
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x4672
Email Tickets
7:30 – 5:00 (BCPS) 5:00 – 10:00 (Daly)
 Print
Management Services
 Adobe Creative Cloud License
 Edmodo
Southwest
Northwest
Central
Northeast
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Dave Langis
Dave Soter
Fred Balmages
Todd Loht
Derrick Pittman
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Franklin
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Fifth District
Halstead Academy
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Sparks
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Victory Villa
Vincent Farm
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Bear Creek
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Charlesmont
Chase
Chesapeake Terrace
Colgate
Deep Creek
Dundalk
Eastwood Center
Edgemere
Grange
Hawthorne
Logan
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Middleborough
Norwood
Oliver Beach
Sandalwood
Sandy Plains
Seneca
Sussex
Crossroads
Golden Ring
Middle River
Parkville
Perry Hall
Pine Grove
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Deep Creek
Dundalk
Gen. John Stricker
Holabird
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Kenwood
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Sollers Point Technical
Sparrows Point
Middle Schools
High Schools
Maiden Choice
RICA
Special Schools
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Eastern Family Resource
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MAP Testing
Michele Wagner – DoIT
 15347
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New myBCPS accounts
19750+ existing accounts from other apps
414 are now BCPS One parents
 20847
Parent-to-Student Associations
 Since Wed. 8/27
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Lowest volume day 655 new parents
Highest volume day 4266 new parents
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Volume – 600+ an hour
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Code Errors
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4 releases since 8/27, another targeted for tonight
Connectivity – outage on internet
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Added resources to our servers
Changed sender of system e-mails to monitor for
spam notices.
DNS server between us and Engrade failed for one
hour
E-mail Service Providers Rejecting our mail
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AOL and Yahoo seem to be the most common
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Not reading yellow sheet or trying to set up accounts before
getting them.
Not receiving activation code
Delivering to full mailboxes
 Parents entering incorrect e-mail
 Parents with whitelists
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Mistyping verification code or DOB
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Out of all 20,000 activations only 9 have been actual data issues
Using verification code for account activation code
Trying to log in to BCPS One through school web site “Login”
link.
Teachers sending home internal and external password but
not explaining which the student should use at home.
MAP Testing
Kama Dwyer – Team Leader
 Kama
Dwyer, Team Leader
[email protected]
 Heather Donatelli [email protected]
 Jan Kurtz [email protected]
 Jennifer Langenberg [email protected]
 Jeanne Noorisa [email protected]
 Cathy Overtoom [email protected]
 Candy Richardson [email protected]
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Addressing communication and access needs
 Communication devices
 Accessibility features
•Magnification
•Built in onscreen keyboards
•Speech recognition
 Adapted keyboards
 Adapted mice/trackballs
 software
•Clicker
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•Classroom suite
•Boardmaker v6
•Boardmaker studio
•Dragon naturally speaking
•kurzweil
•WordQ
Michael Fort- Specialist
https://intranet.bcps.org/offices/oit/liaison/1415/ODL_Liaison_Job_Description_2014-2015.doc
Docking Station Information
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Parent Access Codes – Obtaining and Printing
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Permissions and Printing
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Liaisons have been tasked with providing a training session for
parents related to access to BCPS One.
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The website bcps.org/bcpsone has support aids for this session.
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Please complete the Google Form to indicate the completion of
this task.
 New
video for Office 2013 Mail Merge
 http://www.schooltube.com/video/1813c
c85aabf42209ee0/
Portal.microsoftonline.com
 Online
access to One Drive.
 Use BCPS credentials to log in.
 Full “sync” coming in Fall.
 Through
BCPS One
 Class level access
 Working on placing access on More
Resources/Tools and Utilities Page
 Teacher of record can share a class with
you for access
 RIP
in Windows 7 Folder
 Fitnessgram 8.6 Full Install
 Runs on Windows 8 (HP) Devices
 Windows
8 Folder
 HP Revolve Fixes
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BCPS App Store still in the works
Some apps that are being sent
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Zaner Bloser Font
Edmodo
Dictionary
Kids Story Builder
QR Reader
Common Core
Calculator
Movie Moments
Fresh Paint
KoDu Game Lab
 ConnectEd
Troubleshooting
http://www.bcps.org/apps/erf/
For the good of the group.
Bill Groth – TSS, DoIT
Liaison Group
Introductory Session
September 4, 2014
•Sampling Of Group’s Knowledge of Destiny
•Access To Destiny & Troubleshooting
•Access To Follett Software Customer Portal
•Getting Around In Destiny
•Scanner & Barcode Tag (Labels) Details
•Adding Item Records To Destiny
•Additional Help Resources
•Web-based ( Access From Anywhere via Internet)
•Three Main Modules
•Library Manager (All BCPS Schools w/ Libraries)
•Textbook Manager (Approx. 24 School Sites)
•Asset Manager (All BCPS Schools)
•Patrons Are Sent To Destiny By STARS
•Use of Barcode Tags (Labels) Simplifies Data Entry
•Different Patrons Have Different Privileges
•Users Are Logged Out After Inactivity Timeout…
•Use Outlook Credentials For Login
•Start From: http:/destiny.bcps.org
•Select YOUR School Site From Destiny Main
Page
•EXIT – Destiny Quest
•Login (With Outlook Credentials)
•Make Sure All Of Today’s Attendees Can
Login…
•Extra Help Is Available After Destiny Login
•Main (Searchable) Help – Top Right Corner
•On-Page Help – How Do I …
•Item Specific Help – Balloon w/ ?
•Follett Software Customer Portal
•Go To: http://www.follettsoftware.com
•Click – Blue PORTAL Button (Upper Right Corner)
•Login – Use Follett Customer Account
•Instructions For Creating Account Included In
“Welcome” Email.
•Uses Email Address & Password For Login.
•Requires Follett Customer Number & School
Zip To Setup.
•Email Me If Unsuccessful ([email protected])
In The Portal, Online Training Videos Are At:
•Professional Learning
•Product/Solution:
•Destiny
•Refine Selection:
•Asset Manager
•Filter Results:
•To Be More Specific (But, Not Required!)
•Use Latest “Version” Available For Videos…
•Navigation Is Via:
•Tabs
•Options
•Sub-Tabs
•Do Not Use Browser’s BACK BUTTON!
•Destiny Works Well In: (Today, Anyway…!)
•Internet Explorer 9.X or 11.X
•Google Chrome
•Firefox
•Safari
•Let’s Have A Look At This… (Desktop Share)
•Scanner Is A Honeywell (Metrologic) MK954038A32
•Has A 5 Year Warranty
•Comes With USB Cable & Stand
•Can Be Ordered From CDW-G
•Contact – Bill Rose ([email protected])
•Single Units Sell For $140.00 (Delivered)
•Description Record Is Already In Destiny!
•Tags Are Custom Imprinted On Polyester Stock
•Are For Use On BCPS Technology Assets – ONLY!
•Other Assets In The School Can Be Tagged,
But…
•Not Yet!
•Will Require Different Labels!
•Asset Labels All Start With The Number “5”
•Contain a 4-Digit Site Identifier
•Have 14 Total Digits
•Use Symbology: Code 3 of 9, Mod 10
•Last Digit Is A CHECK DIGIT! (Do Not Read)
•Require A Clean Surface (Use Alcohol Prep
Pad!)
•Should Be Difficult To Remove After 24
Hours
•Come On 1000 Label Rolls
•Cost $70.00 per 1,000 Labels
•Labels For Technology Assets Will Be
Provided By BCPS
•Include A “Tattle-Strip” For Hiding.
•Are Sequentially Numbered On Roll
•Two Types Of “Records” In Asset Manager
•Description Records (Created At District level)
•Item Records (Created At School Level)
•Add Item Records Using “Catalog” Tab.
•Search Catalog To Find Proper DESCRIPTION Record
•Use: Look In – “Baltimore County Public Schools”
•Add New ITEM Record To A Description Record.
•Add Multiples Of Same Item, At The Same Time!
•DESCRIPTION Record Must Exist Before ITEM Can Be
Added To Destiny.
•If You Can’t Locate The Proper DESCRIPTION
Record:
•Use Record – “CONTAINS” not “Starts With”
•Check Spelling Of Item Name
•Try Using Model Name
•Email The District Description Specialist –
•Donna Gruzs ([email protected])
•Still Having Trouble??
•Email Bill Groth ([email protected])
•PLEASE – Work Carefully With Item Records
•Remember GIGO – Garbage In / Garbage
Out
•As We Move Forward – Department Chairs
Will Have Circulation Responsibilities
•Please Complete The Spreadsheet That
Was Included In Your Welcome Email, And
Return It To Me.
•I Will Add These Folks To Your System, For
Circulation.
•Please Send This List As Soon As The
Position Is “Solid”
•Send Again, Anytime Positions Change.
9/23/14 (Tuesday) Pulaski Park II e-Classroom
9/23/14 (Tuesday) Pulaski Park II e-Classroom
9/23/14 (Tuesday) Pulaski Park II e-Classroom
9/24/14 (Wednesday) Pulaski Park II e-Classroom
9/24/14 (Wednesday) Pulaski Park II e-Classroom
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
1.Log into the BCPS Online Registration System at
https://www.bcps.org/apps/registration.
2.Select Catalog: “Meetings - Registration”.
3.Click the “Catalog” link in the left-hand navigation menu.
4.Use the pull-down menu to select Digital Learning and select the appropriate
meeting from the list.
5.Select the session you wish to attend.
6.Register.
Pulaski Park II e-Classroom:
9611 Pulaski Park Drive
Suite 307
Baltimore, MD 21220
Please Email Me If You Have Questions!
Bill Groth ([email protected] )
For the good of the group.
Liaison
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Liaison
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 Professional
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Development Opportunities
Liaison Meeting Schedule
New Liaison and Alternate Meetings
HSA/MSA Refresher Sessions
Liaison Hangouts
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