Welcome to the start of another exciting school year at Minneapolis Public Schools!

Please review ALL of the resources below to make sure that all of your technology and systems are ready to go for you, your staff and your students on the first day of school.


Computer Login

Make sure you and your staff can log into their computers. If staff have password issues, please have them call the IT Service desk at (612) 668-0088.   


Discovery is the Student Information System (SIS) for MPS. This system allows staff to manage student demographics, enrollment, attendance, grades, schedules, behavior, transcripts, health records, and much more. It is crucial to all systems that your schools data in the SIS is accurate and complete.


Complete the following Discovery items using the resources linked below:

To better prepare yourself for the upcoming year, be sure to review the resources to  "Learn More About Discovery."


Update your School website

To gain editing rights, contact your school’s web page administrator. Have your school's web page administrator grant access to new teachers as well, so they are able to update their class web pages.


Phone / Voicemail

Make sure to set up your voicemail message. If you need to have your voicemail password reset or need a new mailbox set up, submit an eTicket.


Access to Systems

There are many other systems you and new staff may need to access.  The different request forms and procedures can be found below.

Who needs access to what? 

  • New Teachers - Gradebook
  • New Admin - Discovery


Update ListServes

Update your staff listserves. Can't remember your password or need access? Email Communications at answers@mpls.k12.mn.us 

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If you’re having trouble with the district-issued technology you use, put in an eticket in the eHelpDesk system or call the IT Service Desk at (612) 668-0088.