Instructions for Logging Into the Portal

NISD Digital Tools Access for Students at Home

Navigating the NISD Portal

The NISD Portal is your "one-stop-shop" for educational tools and websites where students can easily access their learning materials with one click. Watch the video below over the NISD Portal to learn more about it, or access it at

PK-1 QR QuickCard Chromebook Login & Portal Access

If you are looking for a resource to share with new to NISD students or just learning about accessing NISD Digital Tools, check out our page on Being Successful in a 1:1 Environment. Here you'll find useful information, videos, and resources about using district Chromebooks, accessing GSuite and student email, Canvas, Google Classroom, and more.

Instructional Tools: Overview for Parents

Apps by Accommodation

Chromebooks allow for diverse access to online resources through a variety of extensions that can be accessed and/or added as needed. It also has built in accessibility features for special populations needing various accommodations. See the Apps by Accommodation tab of the Chromebook Profile to identify which accommodations can be met through existing accessibility features.

"How does this work on a Chromebook?"

Educators can use their own device to test how things function on a Chromebook using this Chromebook Simulator!

Accessing a Virtual Desktop

Virtual desktops allow Chromebooks, staff laptops, or other devices to remotely connect to an NISD desktop in order to access specific platforms, such as Jasperactive, GMetrix, Microsoft Office 2019, etc. See this document for device-specific instructions on how to connect.

Virtual Desktop Access

On this site you will find important information to support students and parents. This site provides answers to many FAQs as well as the opportunity for students and families to submit a HelpDesk ticket.