• Technology Department

    Vision Statement

    The vision for technology use in the New London School District is based upon the school district's strategic plan and the district's overall mission of "United in Excellence”.  With the knowledge that the world we live in has rapidly evolved into an information-based society, we believe the use of technology should be an integral part of contemporary education. In our ever-changing world, we’re seeing technology play an increasing role in our efforts to provide a quality educational program; improve efficiency and effectiveness in administrative functions; and strengthen communication within our school community.  We have recently taken on large initiatives to make sure that all of our students have equal access to a computing device and internet, bridging the digital divide. 
     
    We believe a quality information technology system supports learning by: 

    • ​Enhancing instruction, supporting and enriching curriculum, and aiding students in the achievement of the Connecticut Academic State Standards. 
    • Creating technologically literate graduates prepared to meet the challenges and expectations of the global information-age society. 
    • Encouraging life-long learning and enabling students to become independent learners, critical thinkers, and contributing citizens. 
    • Facilitating the students' ability to access, analyze, synthesize and present information. 
    • Fostering a positive orientation to the future, enabling students to handle new technologies and constant change. 
      Providing equitable educational opportunities for all students. 
    • Offering on-going professional development to enhance the technological skills of staff, administration and the New London community. 

    We believe a quality information technology system provides administrative support by: 

    • Providing access to information through our district-wide voice, video, and data network. 
    • Supporting the efficient and effective operation and management of the district. 
    • Strengthening communication with parents and our community. 
    • Maintaining continuous attention and resources for technological growth. 
    • Seeking out, evaluating, and incorporating new technologies where appropriate.   

Email Signature

  • NLPS requires all staff members to use a standardized email signature in all internal or external communication related to the district. This signature gives recipients an understanding of the sender’s name and position in the district while maintaining credibility. In addition, this signature represents the district and helps us maintain a clean, cohesive brand.

    Email Signature Block:

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    FirstName LastName
    Title
    Building Name
    office: 000-000-0000    cell: 888-888-8888
    e: username@newlondon.org    w: www.newlondon.org
    Facebook icon     LinkedIn icon     Twitter icon     Youtube icon     Instagram icon

    Here are a few tips to remember as you create or update your signature:

    1. Please copy the sample Signature and Logo shown above to create or update your signature. This will ensure that the branding is up-to-date and the format is correct.
      • Outlook Online Instructions:
        • Click and drag your cursor over the signature block and copy (Ctrl + C).
        • Once copied open Outlook click on the Gear  icon at the top right to open Settings and choose View all Outlook settings at the bottom of the window.
        • Choose Mail>Compose and reply
          • Paste (Ctrl + V) the copied signature into your signature box and add your information.
          • Check the boxes for “Automatically include my signature on new messages that I compose” and “Automatically include my signature on messages I forward or reply to”.
      • Outlook App (Desktop) Instructions:
        • Click and drag your cursor over the signature block and copy (Ctrl + C).
        • Once copied open Outlook click on the File>Options>Mail> Signatures
        • Signature directions
        • Paste (Ctrl + V) the copied signature into your signature box and add your information.
    1. Delete any old signatures from your Outlook account. Deleting old signatures will help you avoid accidentally using an old signature.
    2. Use your signature on all internal and external communication. This helps to identify who you are and the position you hold in the district.
    3. Don’t add information or modify the format of your signature. This format is defined by the Marketing Department, and you are expected to comply as representatives of the district.

Technology In Our Schools

  • Technology Infrastructure

  • Student Devices

Microsoft 365 FAQ for Parents

  • What is Microsoft (Office) 365?

  • How does my child log in to Office 365?

  • Does Microsoft 365 work on all devices?

  • What browser should be used?

  • What kind of device does my child need?

  • Does my device need a microphone or camera?

  • Does Teams have a parent login for monitoring of assignments?

  • How can I support my child?

  • What is the best way to get additional support?

HelpDesk

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