Staff Resources

Who is Who at Shen?

  • Directory of all staff with phone numbers, e-mail addresses and web pages.

Inside Shen

  • Your home for all employee resources, forms, important announcements and more can be found on InsideShen.

Goals and Objectives

Human Resources

Inclement Weather Guidelines


Contracts/Benefit Booklets

Substitute Resources

Important and beneficial resources for our substitute employees can be found here.

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,

Retiree Resources Website: Important resources for our retired employees of the District

Professional Development and Training

Center for Innovative LearningWebpage

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.

Instructional TechnologyWebpage

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

Required On-line Training

All employees are required to complete the following trainings on an annual basis (each 7/1 – 6/30). It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that ALL training requirements are achieved by the respective deadlines.

  • Hazard Communication (deadline 9/15);
  • Bloodborne Pathogen (certain positions only, deadline 9/15);
  • Child Abuse Mandated Reporter (deadline 10/1);
  • Harassment/Sexual Harassment (deadline 10/1);
  • Safety Management Plan (deadline 10/1); and
  • Board of Education Policy (deadline 10/1).

Following the instructions for Safe Schools, you’ll be able to complete your annual training requirements via the Internet at your convenience – from the comfort of your own home!  Certain groups of employees may be afforded an opportunity to fulfill their annual requirements at in-person trainings offered at department/safety meetings occurring prior to 10/1 (i.e. Transportation, Food Service, Facilities & Operations). In order to fulfill your training requirements in-person training, attendance confirmation is required.



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 or ext. 68403, or Rebecca Hull at or ext. 68503. We think this new tool will provide useful information for all of our staff. Thanks for checking it out.


Shen Purchasing Manual – BOE 5410R

Que Centre siteWebpage

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

Shen Educational FoundationWebpage

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.


SelfHelp Password Reset Tool –

IMS Home (Inside Shen)

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.

    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.

    Middle School Chromebook Care