Learn how to create a teacher webpage on October 22

Caron Stehr webpage example showing classroom news for the week of Oct 1-5 and a photo of a student at the school's Harvest FestivalCertificated staff interested in creating a teacher webpage on their school’s website are invited to attend a two-hour class on October 22. During the class, teachers will learn how to use the tool to create content, post photos and more. Note: This is not a Schoology training.

The SchoolMessenger teacher website training is from 4 to 6 p.m. in Computer Lab 308 at the Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way S.E., Olympia. Please bring your district-issued laptop. Desktop computers and Chromebooks will also be available.

If you have not already watched the 1.5 hour Website Accessibility Webinar, you will need to do so prior to the training. The webinar is located in Safe Schools under the “Policy” section. Safe Schools can be accessed through the OSD Portal.

To sign up for the class, go to pdEnroller and search for event #83355 in the “Olympia” region. The event title is “SchoolMessenger Webpage Training for Teachers.” Teachers who take this two-hour training on how to create a teacher webpage and watch the 1.5 hour Website Accessibility webinar may use Technology Professional Development hours for 2018-19, General Staff Development hours for 2018-19, or Curriculum Rate at the 2018-19 school year rate. Time slips will be provided at the end of the training.

Please note, staff may only be paid once for the 1.5 hour Website Accessibility Webinar. Also, teachers who have already taken the 2-hour Teacher Page Training and want to take it again as a refresher may use Technology PD or Staff PD, but not Curriculum Rate, for reimbursement.