Instructional Access Form for Students
School: Miller Grove High School/ Marketing Department
Teacher: Prof. Torrey Cloud
Email: [email protected]
Contact Number: (678)- 471-5545
Listed below are the main instructional platforms that will be used for Virtual Learning in marketing for the 2020-2021 school year. The information provided will assist with access credentials to navigate the various platforms.
The main platforms for Virtual Learning in Culinary Arts will be VERGE and Microsoft Teams. VERGE will be used for daily communication of learning assignments and teacher/student feedback. Microsoft Teams will be used for LIVE learning sessions, conferences, and instructional activities.
Virtual Learning Technical Support Request Link - DCSD Technical Support
Help Desk: 678-676-1188
Note: For instructional resources not available through Launchpad, technical support will be available through the local school or vendor.
Culinary Arts Instructional Resources for 2020-2021
Access Credentials: Students can login using DCSD Launchpad
Platform: Microsoft Teams
Link: DCSD Launchpad
Access Credentials: Students can login using DCSD Launchpad or through Office 365 School Account
Additional Culinary Resources
Illuminate (Will be used for Testing Purposes)
Link: DCSD Launchpad
Access Credentials: Email classroom teacher
Access Credentials: Email Classroom Teacher
How do I log into Launchpad from a Personal Device to Access Verge and Microsoft Teams?
Method 1 ( Personal Device):
Go to the following URL: students.dekalbschoolsga.org
Click on the words Login with Active Directory
Username is your DCSD issued student number
Password (Grades 6 – 12): Students in grade 6 – 12 must log into a DCSD student computer to set their password. The default password is dekalb00. The student will be prompted to change password which will take about 15 minutes to communicate to the appropriate systems.
Click Sign IN
The LAUNCHPAD portal screen should appear.
Locate and Click on the VERGE icon
Method 2 (Personal Device):
Go to the dekalbschoolsga.org website
Scroll down the home to locate the LAUNCHPAD ICON
Click on the icon and you are now logged in to access resources
Locate and Click on the VERGE Icon
Method 3 (Chromebook - School Issued Device):
Locate LAUNCHPAD Icon on your Desktop
Click on the Icon and you are now logged in to access resources
Locate and Click on the Verge Icon