Acceptable Computer System Use (IIBEA/GAB)

The School Board provides a computer system, including the Internet, to promote educational excellence by facilitating resource sharing, innovation and communication. All use of the Division’s computer system must be (1) in support of education and/or research, or (2) for legitimate school business. Any communication or material used on the computer system, including electronic mail or other files deleted from a user’s account, may be monitored or read by school officials. Acceptable computer system use procedures shall include: a prohibition against use by the division employees and students of the division’s computer equipment and communications services for sending, receiving, viewing or downloading illegal material via the Internet; provisions, including the selection and operation of a technology protection measure for the division’s computers having Internet access to filter or block Internet access through such computers, that seek to prevent access to child pornography, obscenity, material that the school division deems to be harmful to juveniles, material that is harmful to minors and material that is otherwise inappropriate for minors. Each employee must read and sign the Acceptable Computer System Use form.