The District utilizes Zoom Phone as it’s phone provider.
In addition to placing calls like normal with your desk phone, you can now place and receive calls to your school number with your laptop and on your cell phone. This will be great for corresponding with parents and not needing to give out your personal number when not in your classroom.
Note: When signing in to zoom, click the “Sign in with Google” button and use your school gmail account.
Making/Receiving Calls from your desk phone
Call like normal
Calls outside the building do not require a 8 or 9 put in front to get an external line – just dial the number (e.g. 382-4067 or 515-555-1212.
Making/Receiving Calls from your Laptop
This will allow you, using the Zoom app on your laptop, to place calls using the school phone number and to receive calls sent to your desk phone extension as long as you’re connected to wifi anywhere in the world
Download the Zoom Client (if you haven’t already) and sign in using your school Gmail
Making/Receiving Calls from your cell phone to your school extension
This will allow you, using the Zoom app on your cell phone, to place calls using the school phone number and to receive calls sent to your desk phone extension as long as you have a data connection anywhere in the world
Voicemails will automatically go to your school email. They are also accessible via your desk phone. Feel free to ignore the blinky voicemail light on your phone as if you listen to the message on your email it will not clear the light, so it’s usually just safe to disregard.
Managing your Voicemail
Text Messages (SMS)
You can send text messages using your school number! This allows you to have communication with parents, etc. without giving out your personal number.