DCSS Instructional Technology Support Portal for Parents

Douglas County School System ( DCSS) is committed to providing and supporting continuity in learning for all of our students. This website has been organized to provide parents, guardians & caregivers online resources, as well as suggested off-line activities to support student learning from home.

The resources provided on this website are to help engage students in continued learning but will not be submitted to teachers for assignments or for feedback. Teachers will communicate with your student with course specific information and learning opportunities.

Getting Connected

Many of the online resources are embedded within ClassLink students' online single sign on. However, some resources suggested below are available free of charge on the web and may require a student to create an account. Parents/guardians should approve the use of these educational resources before creating an account.

Username and Password

Know Your Username and Password

All DCSS staff and students have a DCSS username and password.

If students have forgotten their passwords or are otherwise experiencing problems trying to login, please contact your school's office manager or library media clerk.

DCSS Portal - ClassLink

DCSS Portal - ClassLink

After signing in to Chrome, navigate to portal.dcssga.org which is DCSS's portal for single sign on to digital learning resources. All students and staff use their DCSS Network Login to access the DCSS Portal.

  • Sign In to DCSS Portal - PDF document with steps for signing in | YouTube Video demonstrating the steps for signing in

  • ClassLink App for Phones/Tablets - ClassLink is available via app, too! It's free for iOS or Android. Please search for Douglas County SD after installing the app. Choose to sign in with the student's DCSS Username and Password.

  • Accessing H: Drive - Files stored on the DCSS Network, such as the H: Drive, can be accessed via DCSS Portal.

Recommended Web Browser

Google Chrome

The recommended browser is Google Chrome. Users should sign in to Chrome to streamline the online learning process.

How to Sign In to Google Chrome:

1. Open the Chrome web browser.

2. Click on the person on the top right of the screen.

3. Click "Sign into Chrome".

4. Enter your DCSS email address and network password.

A Guide to Chromebooks

Tech Home Tips and Resources

Device Care Guidelines

Classroom Technology Rules Poster (Infographic) (4).pdf
Spanish Classroom Technology Rules Poster (Infographic).pdf

Fostering 21st Century Learning with the Douglas County School System

The Douglas County School System prepares students to navigate new learning landscapes that incorporate state-of-the-art technology. Additionally, our curriculum programs highlight and prepare students for a variety of career opportunities. Collaboration and creativity are encouraged, as students are challenged to think critically and communicate their learning in a variety of ways, including utilizing technology platforms. These key instructional components help prepare students to engage and contribute to a thriving global community.

The Student Achievement Department oversees the administration of the curriculum and instructional programs of the district including career and technical education, educator professional learning, special education, fine arts, instructional technology, special academic programs, and early childhood education.

Below is a list and brief description of many of the instructional resources and tools that support our curriculum.

Hint: You may scroll through the document below using the scrollbar or in the top right corner of the document, click the rectangle box with the arrow to open the DCSS Instructional Resources & Tools document in a new window.

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G-Suite Classroom for Parents

Parent G-Suite Introduction

Home Learning Supports

Recommended Learning Schedules

Please feel free to use and or modify the resources below to build your own home learning schedules.

Stress Management Resources

Stress-management resources

Media Recommendations

Media recommendations for entertainment

Hand-picked, age-appropriate media suggestions to keep the whole family engaged.

Best Music Apps and Games for Kids

50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They're 12

Best Family Movies

Common Sense Selections highlighting the best movies and TV shows

Sibling Watch-Together TV

Best Documentaries for Kids and Families

DCSS SAIL is a resource provided by the Douglas County School System so that our students will SAIL into the next school year! Visit this website for resources by grade level that support assigned pathways/lessons from their teachers.