Apps In The Classroom

All applications used in the classroom must first have their data policies and terms of service examined and accepted by our security team. Any apps that do not provide sufficient privacy and security are rejected.  

Google Apps for Education

Student and teachers at Gering Public Schools utilize Google Apps for Education to create, edit, and share educational files. This provides a collaborative enrivonment that facilitates learning improvement faster than ever before.

Data provided to and created in Google Apps for Education is stored on the cloud and is only used for educational purposes. GAFE is accessible using any device that is connected to the internet. The features and apps that are used at Gering Public Schools varies by grade level but may include: Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, Gmail, Sites, Calendar, Maps, and Blogger. Student use of GAFE follows the expectations and guidelines set forth in the staff handbooksstudent handbooks, and district policies.

Google Apps for Education is fully FERPA compliant. More information can be found on the following websites:

Gering Public Schools is not responsible for disclosure of confidential student information caused by inadequate protection of username and passwords by students, parents, or guardians. If you at any time believe your username and password have been obtained by or are being used by a person who you do not consent to having access to your student's records, immediately notify the school's administration.

More information on student data privacy is available in our student handbooks, staff handbooks, and district policies.

Gering Public Schools
1519 10th Street Gering, NE 69341
Phone: 308-436-3125
Fax: 308-436-4301