Starting in the 2020-2021 school year, El Paso Academy will be utilizing G Suite for Education to facilitate online learning for students and faculty. This requires that students and faculty receive an @elpacademy.org email address.
Click here for instructions on logging into G Suite.
What is G Suite For Education?
G Suite for Education is a bundle of online applications provided through Google that allows students and faculty to easily communicate, collaborate, and store information electronically in a secure environment. The following applications will be available:
Calendar - online calendar for easy coordination of work or class schedules, meetings, and events online
Classroom - application for creating, sharing, collaborating, and grading assignments
Drive - online file storage. This will allow for students and teachers to create, upload, and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more
Gmail - application for sending emails using Google
Students and faculty will receive their @elpacademy.org email address and password from El Paso Academy. Once provided, students and faculty can sign in via accounts.google.com/signin.
G Suite for Education is a safe, secure environment that is monitored by El Paso Academy and Google. As such, students and faculty may access from any device with internet access.
There is no parent portal for G Suite. However, parents/guardians are encouraged to log in to G Suite for Education with their child and explore the available applications. If a student refuses to allow a parent/guardian into their G Suite account, the parent/guardian may request access from El Paso Academy in order to view the student's account.
Misuse of G Suite
Students and faculty should keep the following in mind when using G Suite for Education:
Never share your G Suite for Education password
Using G Suite for Education outside of school is the same as using it in school. Students and faculty are responsible for following all guidelines as described in the Student Handbook
The provided G Suite for Education account belongs to El Paso Academy
Student/faculty found to be misusing their G Suite for Education account will be referred to the school administrator who will handle infractions on a case by case basis. Possible actions for misusing an account include, but are not limited to:
Accessing and searching of the provided G Suite for Education account
Revoked access to the provided G Suite for Education account (may be temporary or permanent)
Is Information Private on G Suite?
El Paso Academy is responsible for protecting the confidentiality of student/faculty information. El Paso Academy will only provide to Google the student/faculty information that is required in order to create a G Suite for Education account.
Any data that is uploaded or shared through G Suite for Education is secured and protected as outlined in Google's privacy and security center.