In order to protect the District School Board of Niagara’s (DSBN) students, staff, facilities, equipment and assets and to provide reasonable access, the DSBN supports the use of electronic access, master keys and security systems.
Access to each DSBN facility will be controlled through the use of an electronic access system made up of a card reader at the main entrance door.
Facility Services is responsible for the design, installation and cost associated with the electronic access system. The design of these systems will be consistent throughout the DSBN.
School Administrators will have the authority to grant permission for their school staff to receive an access card to access the school site where they are located, for the purpose of carrying out their work. Upon receiving notice of appropriate authorization, Facility Services will lend an access card to specified school staff.
Facility Services Managers will have the authority to grant access cards or master keys to system support staff, pre-approved contractors, and authorized community partners.
Distribution and management of interior school keys shall be the responsibility of the School Administrator.