Teachers invited to trainings to learn how to create teacher webpage

Numerous computers in what appears to be a computer lab or professional development classThe Communications department is offering a training for teachers interested in creating a teacher webpage on their school’s website in SchoolMessenger. Those who already have teacher webpages created and need a refresher in editing the pages are also welcome to attend. Note: This is not a Schoology training.

The first Teacher Webpage Training is on Tuesday, September 17 from 4-6 p.m. at the Knox 111 Administrative Center, 111 Bethel St. N.E., Olympia. The training will be held in the computer lab, Room 268. Please bring your district-issued laptop. Chromebooks will also be available. Sign up for the class in pdEnroller. Registration closes on Friday, September 13.

If you are unable to attend the September 17 training, another training will be held on Tuesday, October 22 from 4-6 p.m. You may register for the October training on pdEnroller. Registration ends Friday, October 18.

If you are new to creating a teacher webpage and 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 SafeSchools under the “Policy” section. Safe Schools can be accessed through the OSD Portal.

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 2019-20, General Staff Development hours for 2019-20, or Curriculum Rate at the 2019-20 school year rate.

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.

For additional information, contact the Communications department at (360) 596-6103.