Genius Squad

SPPS GS
  • Do you love technology? Do you like to help people? Genius Squad might be the right fit for you!

    Apply HERE to join Genius Squad. Ms.Corri is accepting applications for all grades right now. TreeHouse and North Shore students may join during first period opposite Foundations second semester, if approved. We are working on how Base Camp students may join second semester.

    Requirements for approval and continuing in the program:

    • Willingness to help and work with others
    • MUST have, and maintain, a letter grade of C or better in ALL classes
    • No more than 1-2 office managed behavior referrals
    • Responsible behavior with their own iPads

     

  • Per the SPPS District Genius Squad page

    Genius Squads are savvy, student technology enthusiasts who are committed to leading, supporting and impacting the Personalized Learning environment of Saint Paul Public Schools.
     

    Genius Squad members participate in, lead, and assist with technology integration in a wide variety of ways at their respective schools and at a district-level.

     

    These student tech leaders will:

    • Support device deployment including basic use training

      • Student Handout events at schools 

    • Assist in troubleshooting and supporting

      • before, during and after school Help Desk

      • provide support for school-wide service tickets

    • Provide professional development and support to peers and staff

      • district and site-based student conferences like GeniusCon

      • district and site-based, staff and student “appy hours” and “apps speed dating” sessions

      • site-based lessons and ongoing support for digital citizenship

    • Inform school and district policy and procedures

      • meetings with stakeholders (district and site level)

      • test processes for Technology Services

      • assist in development of digital citizenship course contents