Staff Resources

Who is Who at Shen?

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Goals and Objectives

All documents pertaining to the Goals and Objectives

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Human Resources

Inclement Weather Guidelines

Forms

Contracts/Benefit Booklets

Employee Benefits

Employee benefit information can be found on Inside Shen.

Thinking of Retiring?

The decision to retire is a major event in one’s life, because of this, employees who are considering retiring are urged to take advantage of the resources posted on Inside Shen: Retirement Planning

Individual benefit consultations are available by appointment. Please contact Sue Tocco at (518) 881-0600 x 68405, toccsusa@shenet.org

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Professional Development and Training

Center for Innovative Learning – Webpage

The Center for Innovative learning is the district’s professional development program providing a continuum of effective strategies, opportunities, programs and services that support teaching, leading and learning. 

Shen TRAC – Webpage

The Technology Resource Assistance Center (TRAC) helps Shen’s teachers integrate technology into their classrooms.

Required On-line Training – Instructions

We are pleased to offer a new way of delivering the BOE policy and safety trainings that you are required to complete each year. Using the SafeSchools Training system, you’ll be able to complete your annual training requirements via the Internet at your convenience – from the comfort of your own home! Group training may also be available.

All employees and substitutes are required to complete the following trainings annually.

  • Hazard Communication (HAZCOM)
  • Child Abuse: Mandatory Reporting
  • Board of Education Policies

Certain employees and substitutes are also required to complete Bloodborne Pathogens training annually. Such employees/substitutes include: nurses, special education staff and aides, sports trainers, aquatics director, lifeguards, custodial/cleaner/maintenance/grounds personnel, senior repairer, automotive repairer, fleet maintenance supervisor, and special education bus drivers/monitors.

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Finance/Facilities/Resources

Wincap

The new Wincap Employee Self Service (ESS) portal allows employees to access five different features:

  1. My Paychecks
  2. My Year to Date Totals
  3. Print My W-2’s
  4. My Paycheck Printing Elections
  5. My W-2 Consent Elections

Please find attached a Wincap Web Employee Tutorial and a Employee Self Service FAQs that may help address any questions. If you need further assistance, please contact Jennifer Cornell at cornjenn@shenet.org or ext. 68403, or Rebecca Hull at hullrebe@shenet.org or ext. 68503. We think this new tool will provide useful information for all of our staff. Thanks for checking it out.

Purchasing

Shen Purchasing Manual – BOE 5410R

Que Centre site – Webpage

The district’s work order system to request routine facility maintenance.

Shen Educational Foundation – Webpage

Staff members are invited to apply for grants from the Shen Educational Foundation. This is a volunteer not-for-profit organization,that supports the mission of the school district by raising and distributing funds for educational enrichment beyond the reach of the basic operational needs of the district.

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IMS/Technology

SelfHelp Password Reset Tool – https://selfhelp.shenet.org

Process for requesting a network account 

  • You must be a current Shen employee.
  • Review BOE 6197
  • Return the completed (and signed) Access Release and Authorization Form  BOE 6197F to Information Services. Please keep the remainder of the packet for your reference.
  • You will receive notification and login instructions through the interoffice mail when your account has been created. 

Authoring a webpage

We recommend new websites be created in Google Sites using the Shenendehowa template. Contact a Lead Teacher for training opportunities. 

Changing Voicemail Password

  • Press 8 for Menu Options, then press 4 to change your password.
  • Type in your current password, press #
  • Type in your new password, press #
  • Type in your new password again, press # (This will confirm your password selection.)

To Send an Email List-Shen

To send an email to the entire staff, put List-Shen in the “To” box and then create your email. It will go to the superintendent’s office for approval to ensure it meets the criteria outlined in BOE Policy 3145.

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Safety

Youtube link for the threat assessment video: