During the 2016-2017 school year, Mrs. Perisino trained fourth and fifth graders to log in and navigate Office 365. During the 2017-2018, third graders were trained to log in and navigate the resources, and Mrs. Studstill trained third, fourth and fifth graders to successfully use OneNote and Notebook.
Below is information from the system to support our understanding and the online platform. You can also explore the full support page from Cobb County School District here. Or, you can access these easy links to go directly to the most important documents.
- CCSD O365 Terms and Conditions (AKA Parental Consent)
- Student Privacy Pledge
- Parent Consent Video Flyer
- Student O365 and Cosigno Log In Information
Things to remember:
- Each individual student no longer has to have permission to access Office 365.
- In addition to online access to O365, EACH student in CCSD gets FIVE downloads of Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office is downloadable and supported on these platforms- Apple iOS, Microsoft, Chromebook, Android. Log into the students online account and look for the Download button in the upper right hand sidge.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Support
|Questions asked by PARENTS|
How do I get Office 365 for my child?
There are two ways in which parental consent can be provided, via e-mail or ParentVUE. Parental Consent Process Videos are shared to assist families. Please see videos below for more information.
What is my child’s username and/or password?
The child’s username is sent to the “enrolling adult”/parent via email if the parent selects either Option 1 or Option 2.
If a student has the same name as another student in the district, each student will have a 3 digit number appended to their last name. For example: email@example.com. Please contact Mrs. Perisino at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
What if I want to change my child’s access to Office 365?
Parents can change their selection at any time.
|Questions asked by Teachers/Staff|
How can teachers know which option parents have selected for Office 365?
Teachers can run a report in CSIS to let them know each of their students’ Office 365 Parental Consent status. Click Here for directions for how to run a Parental Consent report
What is the difference between Office 365 and Office 2013?
If a user decides to download the Office 2013 suite to home computers, please see below for important information:
Ongoing Support for Teachers
Please contact your local school Technology Training/Integration Specialist (TTIS) to request training on the various resources in Office 365. Click Here for the Office 365 for Teachers Support and Tutorial Page.
|Strategies for Troubleshooting|
I am having trouble downloading the Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote).
Downloading the Microsoft Office Suite is not required in order to use Office 365; however, if a parent would like to download the Office Suite, please use the following. Click Here to access directions for downloading Office to personally owned (non CCSD) devices. Please note, the Cobb County School District does NOT support non-CCSD computing devices. Parents should contact Microsoft directly for technical support.
Mrs. Perisino, the media specialist, has the ability to view Office 365 login usernames for students and change student passwords if necessary. Contact her to reset a student password.