Teacher Resources

Elementary and Secondary

Aeries is our Student Information System (SIS) where teachers take attendance, complete progress reports and can view interventions/information about students. 

Cloud Connect - This is our Single Sign On (SSO) for teachers and students to access apps; Canvas, Fastbridge, TCi, Benchmark and site purchased apps; Lexia, MyOn, Renaissance Place (AR/STAR), etc. (Password Reset)  (Password Change)


EdTech - Educational Technology team, newsletters and more.

Employee Handbook

Email/Google Apps - Google is our platform for email. Each employee has an email with @vistausd.org at the end. We also have full educator access to Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, and more!

Employee Services - directs you to HR Employee Resources Page

Induction - Program to clear your teaching credential - for new teachers

IT Work Order - Fill this out when you need your technology set up (docking station, monitor, etc.) and/or an account is not working in Cloud Connect.
STARS of Excellence and Innovation - STARS is our district recognition program. We honor 10 STARS each month which can be any VUSD employee. Click the Google form link to nominate someone today! (Google Form) (Website)

Teaching Books

Technology Help Form - Supports teachers with curriculum and technology as well as Canvas.

The Learning Collaborative - TLC

TLC offers several resources for all staff members. To access this, please go to Cloud Connect, click on Canvas and then open the course. If you do not have access, please email [email protected] to get access.

Vector - our professional development scheduler. Check out Vector to see what training/PD’s are offered. All Keenan trainings are also listed through Vector. District ID: vistausd

Vista NGSS - VUSD Science Site for FOSS kits and more.

 Contacts and Important Links
I completed college credits for a pay increase.   Email: Suzanne Shada FORM

Setting up my computer, monitor, doc cam, projector, etc? IT Work Order

How do I reset my password? Directions

I can’t login to my computer. Teacher - IT Work Order  Student - Stu Password

How do I schedule a substitute? SmartFindExpress (Sub System) - User Guide

How do I check how many sick/vacation days I have? Sick and Vacation Balance - Digital Schools

Where can I find my teaching contract? Contract

How do I check my salary and change benefits? Salary & Benefits - Email: Jarrod Madrusso

Who do I contact about our teacher’s union? VTA Website

I need technology support with my curriculums; Canvas, Benchmark, TCi. Technology Help Form

I need access to The Learning Collaborative and/or the Elementary ELD Course. Technology Help Form

I have questions about Induction and clearing my credential. Shari Fernandez or Claudia McIntyre

I have a newcomer or need ELL support. Site ELD Resource Teacher, ELD Department

Elementary Curriculum Support. Taresa McSpadden

Secondary Curriculum Support. Kellie Fleming

Board Policy Book

Employee Forms & Information

Email Access

Employee Handbook

Labor Relations & Employee

Job Descriptions

PeopleSoft Self-Service (ESS):

Timesheet Guidelines