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Policy Date: 06/03/2021

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CSD File: JICM
CANDIA SCHOOL DISTRICT
PERSONAL DEVICE USAGE POLICY

The Candia School District has a right to protect its network and technical resources. Thus, any network
user who brings his/her own personal device into the school building is required to adhere to the
Acceptable Use Policy (AUP), Policy #’s JICL and JICL-R, and sign a copy of the Candia School District
Acceptable Use Contract. In addition, the student and parent/legal guardian must also sign the BYOD
(Bring Your Own Device) Student User Agreement.

The BYOD Student User Agreement will be reviewed and adopted annually.

Candia School District
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Student User Agreement

Purpose:
Many students’ lives today are filled with media that gives them mobile access to information and
resources 24/7. Outside school, students are free to pursue their interest in their own way and at their
own pace. The opportunities are limitless, borderless, and instantaneous. In an effort to put students at
the center and empower them to take control of their own learning, the Candia School District will allow
students to use personal technology devices. Students wishing to participate must follow the
responsibilities stated in the Acceptable Use Policy as well as the following guidelines.

Device Types:
For the purpose of this program, the word “device” means a privately owned wireless and/or portable
electronic piece of equipment that includes laptops, netbooks, tablets/slates, iPod Touches, cell and
smart phones.

Guidelines:
1. Any student who wishes to use a personally owned electronic device within the Candia School
District must read and sign this agreement and submit it to the building principal. The student’s
parent/guardian must also sign this agreement.
2. The student takes full responsibility for his or her device. The school is not responsible for the
security of the device.
3. The student is responsible for the proper care of their personal device, including any costs of
repair, replacement or any modifications needed to use the device at school.
4. The school reserves the right to inspect a student’s personal device if there is reason to believe
that the student has violated Board policies, administrative procedures, school rules or has
engaged in other misconduct while using their personal device.
5. Violations of any Board policies, administrative procedures or school rules involving a student’s
personally owned device may result in the loss of use of the device in school and/or disciplinary
action.
6. The student complies with the request of an adult in charge regarding the use of device.
7. Personal devices shall be charged prior to bringing it to school and shall be capable of running off
its own battery while at school.
8. The student may not use the devices to record, transmit or post photos or video of a person or
persons on campus, or buses, nor can any images or video recorded at school be transmitted or
posted at any time without the express permission of a teacher.
9. The student should only use their device to access relevant files.
10. The student will use the guest wireless network. Use of 3G, 4G or similar wireless connections is
not allowed.
11. The device will be electronically registered and monitored and if needed, removed from the
network.
12. Students in K-8 are not permitted to use their device at lunch or recess.
13. Students in grades 2-8 will be permitted to utilize their device on school buses consistent with the
guidelines.
14. Students in grades K-8 will not be permitted to use their device in the bathroom.

Candia School District
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Student User Agreement

As a student I understand and will abide by the above policy and guidelines. I further
understand that any violation of the above may result in the loss of my network and/or device
privileges as well as other disciplinary action.

As a parent I understand that my child will be responsible for abiding by the above policy and
guidelines. I have read and discussed them with her/him and they understand the
responsibility they have in the use of their personal device.

 

_______________________________     __________________________
Device Serial #1                                                           Serial Number

 

_______________________________    __________________________
Device Serial #2                                                           Serial Number

 

_______________________________     _________________________
Student’s Signature                                                     Date

 

_______________________________     __________________________
Please Print Student’s Name                                    Student’s Grade

 

_______________________________     __________________________
Parent’s Signature                                                       Date

 

______________________________
Please Print Parent’s Name

 

NOTE: Students must also complete the Acceptable Use Contract (Policy #JICL-R).

Adopted: October 6, 2011
Revised: June 7, 2012, June 6, 2013
Reviewed: May 7, 2015
Revised: April 7, 2016, June 6, 2019
Reviewed: June 3, 2021