General User Policy

TSD Policy 1173

Policy 1173


Employees Acceptable Use of the Internet





The School Committee provides computers, networks and Internet access to support the educational mission of the schools and to enhance the curriculum and learning opportunities for students and school staff.


Employees are to utilize the school units computers, networks and Internet services for school- related purposes and performance of job duties. Incidental personal use of school computers is permitted as long as such use does not interfere with the employees job duties and performance, with system operations or other system users. Incidental personal use is defined as use by an individual employee for occasional personal communications. Employees are reminded that such personal use must comply with this policy and all other applicable policies, procedures and rules.


Any employee who violates this policy and/or any rules governing use of the technology will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including discharge. Illegal uses of the school computers will also result in referral to law enforcement authorities.


All technology remains under the control, custody and supervision of the Tiverton School Department. The Tiverton School Department reserves the right to monitor all computer and Internet activity by employees. Employees have no expectation of privacy in their use of school computers.


Each employee authorized to access school computers, networks and Internet services is required to sign an acknowledgement form stating that they have read this policy and the accompanying regulations. The acknowledgment form will be retained in the employees personnel file.


















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Policy 1173


Employees Acceptable Use of the Internet (continued)





Tiverton School Department Employee Computer and Internet Use Acknowledgement Form




No employee shall be allowed to use school computers or the Internet until he/she has signed and returned this acknowledgement.


I have read Policy #1173Acceptable Use of the Internet Use and understand their terms and conditions.































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