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    Communication & Collaboration

    Email, calendar, Google Apps, cell phones, web conferencing and desk phones.

  • Chat/Instant Messaging

    PPS uses Google Hangouts Chat as the district's instant messaging tool. Hangouts Chat is a business-focused, online tool that makes it easy to collaborate with your team through 1:1 chats or a dedicated group workspace. 

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    Available To

    PPS Staff

     Requirements For Service A current PPS Network account
     How To Get This Service

    apps4pps.net accounts are automatically provisioned for Staff

     Service Home Page https://www.pps.net/Page/12357
    Resources and Documentation

    https://support.google.com/hangoutschat#topic=7649316

    Support https://support.pps.net
    Service Owner IT - Client Services
    Service Availability Available inside and outside of the PPS network
    Feedback itfeedback@pps.net
  • Email & Calendar

    PPS uses Microsoft Outlook for district email and calendaring which can be accessed using the Outlook application or via the web

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    Available To
    • PPS Staff
    • Select PPS Partners
     Requirements For Service A current PPS Network account
     How To Get This Service

    PPS staff accounts are automatically provisioned. Approved PPS Partners will need to complete an Account Request form

     Service Home Page https://outlook.com/pps.net
    Support https://support.pps.net
    Service Owner IT - Service Desk
    Service Availability Available inside and outside of the PPS network
    Feedback itfeedback@pps.net
  • Google Web Apps

    Google Apps, also known as the Google Suite is a set of collaboration tools provided by Google, including Docs, Sheets, Sites, Calendar and Classroom. Gmail is not available at this time. 

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    Available To
    • PPS Staff
    • Students
     Requirements For Service A current PPS Network account
     How To Get This Service

    Google Web App accounts are automatically provisioned for Staff and Students

     Service Home Page https://apps.google.com/user/hub
    Resources and Documentation https://support.google.com/a/users
    Support https://support.pps.net
    Service Owner IT - Education Technology
    Service Availability Available inside and outside of the PPS network
    Feedback itfeedback@pps.net
  • PPS Web/Schoolwires

    PPS Web, which runs on Blackboard Schoolwires, is the hosting platform for both district and school web pages. It is used to present and organize information to the general public and internal staff/students

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    Available To
    • Public
    • Staff
     Requirements For Service Anyone can view the public-level pages. All PPS staff can login to PPS Web to view additional content and the Staff page. In order to edit content, a user must have a current PPS network account and have completed the introductory training on the PPS Learning Campus
     How To Get This Service

    Complete PSPW1001, 1002, 1003, 1004 and 1005 on the PPS Learning Campus and submit a new account request form

     Service Home Page https://pps.net
    Resources and Documentation https://www.pps.net/Page/623
    Support https://support.pps.net
    Service Owner IT - Application Support
    Service Availability Available inside and outside of the PPS network
    Feedback itfeedback@pps.net
  • Telecom (VOIP)

    Telephone, voicemail, automated attendants, call centers, fax services

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    Available To
    • PPS Staff
    • Some services provided at additional cost to dept
     Requirements For Service Approved PPS site with appropriate network infrastructure.
     How To Get This Service

    Submit IT Service Request

    Resources and Documentation https://www.pps.net/Page/648
    Support https://support.pps.net
    Service Owner IT - Telecom
    Service Availability Available inside and outside of the PPS network
    Feedback itfeedback@pps.net
  • SchoolMessenger

    SchoolMessenger is a rapid notification system used to send mass email, phone calls and text messages. Automated absence notifications and emergency communications are also sent via SchoolMessenger. 

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    Available To
    • Secretaries
    • Administrators
    • Central-Office Staff
     Requirements For Service A current PPS network account 
     How To Get This Service

    Complete "PT1002: SchoolMessenger Introduction" on the Pepper PD and submit a new account request form

     Service Home Page https://asp.schoolmessenger.com/portlandps