The use of computers, technology and the Internet at Pioneer Central is very much encouraged. Anyone who wishes to use computers, technology and the Internet has the responsibility of doing so in an ethical and legal manner.
As a condition for the use of computers and other technologies at Pioneer Central, users (defined as any
student, teacher, administrator, staff member or community member utilizing a district computer) are expected to:
1. Respect the privacy of others.
Users will not tell their passwords to other users.
Users will not try to learn passwords of other users or network administrators.
Users will not attempt to gain unauthorized access to networked or stand alone systems.
Users will not modify or read files of other individuals.
2. Respect the integrity of the Pioneer Central Schools networks.
Users will not intentionally develop or use programs to harass others or damage the system/network.
Users will not intentionally send inappropriate messages/mail to others.
Users will not copy or modify server or network system files.
Users will not abuse computer/network hardware. (i.e. mice, keyboards, etc.)
Users will not utilize the schools network to obtain, view, download or gain access to materials that are
unlawful, obscene, abusive, or otherwise objectionable.
3. Respect the copyright of all software developers.
Users will not make copies of licensed programs, as it is in violation of U.S. Copyright laws.
Users will not install non-District software on the school networks or standalone computers (unless prior
district permission has been granted).
Violation of this code of ethics will result in the loss of computer
privileges in all classes and/or legal proceedings as per state and federal laws and regulations.
By signing this form, I agree to follow the code of ethics for technology and Internet use at the Pioneer Central School District.
PARENT SIGNATURE(if user is under 18 years of age)