Employee Privacy Report

Employee Privacy Report
Sarah Martin
March 18, 2010
Fred Steingraf
Employee Privacy Report
  * As a teacher, one needs to use e-mail a lot. It is an easier way to communicate with others and get a quick response back. There are times that a message needs to get to someone on a different site. How is a person supposed to get a hold of someone on a different site without knowing if that person is in his or her office? They cannot. A sent and received e-mail message is recorded. An e-mail also gives the assurance of the message getting to the person needing it.
  * Much of the staff working at a school district will use the internet. A common reason would be missing work. A school district has a system called “Subfinder.” When someone in most positions will miss work, they call this system and can request a substitute for that time-period. There is also the matter of accounts. These things are on the district network system so that anyone in those particular departments can access and work on things without getting it from someone else. To make things easier for teachers and other required staff, Individual Education Plans are able to be accessed and created through the internet as well. Before, each person involved in the creation of the Individual Education Plan would have to do his or her portion and then get it to another person to complete his or her portion. This would take quite a while. Now each person can just go on the internet, filling out his or her portion at the same time, and when completed someone just prints it out. This also helps with the legibility. When staff had to write Individual Education Plans by hand, it was done using carbon copy. With so many people involved in writing this plan, it is sometimes hard to read some portions. By doing it over the internet, the writing is all typed and a person can print up as many copies as is needed.
  * Privacy policies are very important. They are not taken lightly. Individual...