Staff Resources

Frequently Requested Sites

The links below bring you to frequently requested sites for Niskayuna employees.

Required Training: Safe Schools Online Training Modules

The Safe Schools platform is used to provide the required training for faculty and staff members. Access Safe Schools

District Email

Outlook Web App is used to access district email, contacts and a personal calendar. District email

PowerSchool Portal

PowerSchool is used for student, grading and scheduling information.
PowerSchool Teacher | PowerSchool Admin

Google Drive, Docs, and Sites

District employees have access to the Google Apps for Education suite for to create, store and share documents, sites and more Google Apps


Access SchoolFront

Niskayuna K-12 Curriculum Page

Visit the K-12 Curriculum site, through Google, to access units of study across various content areas designed by Niskayuna teachers. K-12 Curriculum Site

Sonicwall Firewall – Internet Filter

Sonicwall filters out security risks and controls bandwidth use to ensure availability of internet resources. Popup blockers need to be disabled to access Sonicwall. Log-in to Sonicwall

Submit a Technology Help Ticket

Use the Service Desk to submit requests for help. This service is hosted by BOCES NERIC, but requests are handled by Niskayuna IT staff. Submit a ticket


StaffTrac is a web-based platform used to house all teacher APPR data and evaluations. Log-in to StaffTrac

Conference Request Form

This online form is a required step in seeking approval to attend a conference or workshop. Completed forms go directly to the committee, which will let you know if the request has been approved following its next meeting. Submit a Conference Request Form 

Professional Learning – Nisky’s My Learning Plan (MLP) is now Frontline Professional Growth

Frontline Professional Growth (formerly My Learning Plan) is used to plan and manage your professional learning. To sign in, use your district email and password. Access My Learning Plan

Nisky Academy Proposals

Nisky Academy is an in-house opportunity for colleagues to network, connect, share and learn. All learning opportunities offered through Nisky Academy are designed by Niskayuna educators for Niskayuna educators. Submit this form if you would like to offer or organize a professional learning opportunity.

Teacher Induction Program & Mentoring Program

Niskayuna’s New Teacher Induction Program supports early career teachers in their professional learning. The program includes a relationship with a mentor. Access the New Teacher Induction Program and Mentor Program Page (Niskayuna Google log-in required)

BOCES Sub Service Request System

To access the BOCES Sub Service Request System, go here.

Google Site for High School Staff

Access the Google site that contains information and resources specifically for Niskayuna High School staff members.