Meet Gary Saunders

Gary Saunders Telecommunications Support Specialist Years with SVVSD: 38 Graduated from: Skyline High School

What does your average day look like?

My day is filled with checking and answering e-mails and phone calls, completing work orders, and coordinating work with various personnel throughout the district.

What are your favorite things about working for St. Vrain?

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Password Changes Coming for Secondary Students

St. Vrain want all students to be good digital citizens. In support of that goal, this fall all secondary students will be required to change their passwords annually. This change promotes account security for all services including Infinite Campus, Google Apps, etc. Please look for detailed communications from DTS in the future on the timeline […]

Let us know about your cool digital tools that share PII (It’s the law)

To be transparent about the sharing of student Personally Identifiable Information (PII), St. Vrain has created a form for teachers and principals to report all “on-demand” applications and programs that share student PII with 3rd parties. These will be reported on the Programs page. To learn whether the digitals tools you use are already listed, […]

Look for the Lock

In today’s world of phishing and identity theft, we all need to be aware of our virtual surroundings. On any web page asking you to log in you should see a lock in the address line. If you do not see the lock the page is not up to current security standards.

Chrome

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Google+

Google Plus has been enabled for all staff. As is with other non-core Google apps, DTS is not able to provide complete support of this application.

If you professionally go by a different name than the legal name used in your email address, you can change your display name using Google+. This won’t change […]

Classes/ Moodle Expiration

The district will be discontinuing SVVSD Classes (Moodle) on June 30, 2017. If you are using Classes for any purpose, you will need to backup any data that you would like to keep and make arrangements to use a different system next school year.

If you are using Classes to provide students with resources, assignments […]

Are you using a cool digital tool? Does it share PII? Let us know about it!

In order to be transparent about the sharing of student Personally Identifiable Information (PII), St. Vrain has created a form for teachers and principals to report all “on-demand” applications and programs that share student PII with 3rd parties. These will be reported on the Programs page. In order to learn whether the digitals tools you […]

December Help Desk Activity

Work Orders Triaged: 239 – The Help Desk triages incoming Computer work requests.

Phone Calls: 700

Voicemail Messages: 4

Email to Help Desk: 456 – Email sent to helpdesk@svvsd.org *Starting in April 2016 all email sent to helpdesk@svvsd.org is automatically turned into […]

Mac Tech Tip: Show Scroll Bars

On newer Macs scroll bars don’t always appear by default.

To have the scroll bars always appear:

Click on the Apple > System Preferences… > General tab. Find the Show scroll bars section and select Always

November Help Desk Activity

Work Orders Triaged: 416 – The Help Desk triages incoming Computer work requests.

Phone Calls: 747

Voicemail Messages: 8

Email to Help Desk: 309 – Email sent to helpdesk@svvsd.org *Starting in April 2016 all email sent to helpdesk@svvsd.org is automatically turned into […]