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red arrow bulletInstructional Technology

Welcome to our instructional technology page, designed to provide information about  how technology is used in our schools and how parents and students can access important information.

Parent/Student Communication

Parents have a variety of tools they can use to gain information about district and student related issues:

School Messenger - School Messenger is an automated parent notification system that provides the ability to generate telephone and/or email notifications to families. Please contact your child's school if you need to update contact information.

SchoolTool Parent Portal - SchoolTool is the District’s student management system.  The Parent Portal allows parents to access their child(ren)'s grades, attendance, schedule, and other data.  Parent Portal activation is a ONE TIME event.  Once you have a parent portal account it is active for the duration your child(ren) attends school in Monticello.
log in to Parent Portal

Schoology - Schoology is used by teachers to provide information to students.
log in to Schoology

Office 365 - Office 365 is Microsoft Office in the “cloud.” It gives students access to Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint), Skype in the classroom, email and documents on any device from anyplace wifi is available. Students can also share and collaborate on documents.
While your student is enrolled in the school district, parents will have access to Microsoft for download at home. The district is in the process of finalizing set up at this time. More information will be forthcoming.

Remind - Remind is a text messaging system used by some teachers. Your student's teacher will provide instructions about how to sign up if they choose to utilize this form of communication.

Our Principles

As a public school district, we are committed to providing children with a safe, nurturing learning environment.

What is digital citizenship?

Digital citizenship can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use. 1. Digital Access: full electronic participation in society. Technology users need to be aware that not everyone has the same opportunities when it comes to technology.

Devices in Monticello: What our students are using in the classroom

Monticello Central School District currently has in our classrooms:

  • 2,000 PC desktops
  • 300 Mac desktops
  • 300 laptops
  • 1,500 iPads
  • 400 Smartboards