Social MediaAll teachers who use or plan to use Social Media platforms as employees must complete, on an annual basis, the Social Media Usage Reporting Form. Click here to fill out the Yorktown High School S.M.U.R.F. online.
School Board Policy (SBP) 20-2.215 Acceptable Use of Social Media clarifies how and when social media sites may be used by APS staff to facilitate communication among groups of students or members of the school community to further the instructional program of APS.
- All staff wishing to use social media should review the SBP and PIP on social media and use the APS Social Media Registration Form to register their use. Staff also must include the information on their course syllabus or activity materials.
- APS requires, through its SBP and PIP 45-2 Acceptable Use of Electronic Networked Resources and Internet Safety Acceptable Use that the use of any electronic media by employees or students should at all times be professional in content and related to the students’ instructional program or school-sponsored extracurricular activities.
- SBP 35-4.10 Prevention of Sexual Misconduct and Abuse requires that: “Adults must restrict one-on-one, electronic communication with individual students to accounts, systems and platforms that are provided by and accessible to Arlington Public Schools.”
For more information or additional questions, contact the Office of School and Community Relations at extension 6005 for assistance.