eScribe Paperless Meetings

eScribe Paperless Meetings is used for many meetings across PRSD.

Outlook Web Access

Outlook Web Access or OWA is a tool that allows you to access you emails from anywhere on the Internet.

OWA has now been updated to reflect the upgrades to our email system and is now easier to use than ever. We now recommend using OWA instead of Remote Desktop for remote email access.

Google Services

Google has many tools available to PRSD staff and students. They are all accessible using your PRSD provided email address and password.

My Files Home Folder Access

You can now access your home folder by going to https://myfiles.prsd.ab.ca . To login just use your PRSD username and password. They system will allow you to download and upload files from anywhere on the Internet from your home folder.

Remote Desktop Windows XP, Vista, 7, or 8

If you have Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 we recommend that you use the Remote Desktop Client that is installed on your computer. Click here to connect. Optionally, you can also find the Remote Desktop Connection in your Start Menu in the Accessories category.

Once you launch it type "rds.prsd.ab.ca" in the computer field and click connect.

You will be promted to enter your username and password.

When entering the username you must also include the domain. For example if your school division username is "smithj", you must enter "PRSDROOT\smithj".

Please note PRSDnet is a private network of Peace River School Division No. 10 and authorization is required for access.

If for some reason the icon is missing from your start menu click Start then Run and enter "mstsc.exe" in the command prompt.

Remote Desktop for Mac

Microsoft currently has a download that allows Mac users to use remote desktop. The product can be downloaded at this Apple site

Once you launch it you will see the following window. Type "rds.prsd.ab.ca" in the computer field and click connect.

You will be promted to enter your username and password.

When entering the username you must also include the domain. For example if your school division username is "smithj", you must enter "PRSDROOT\smithj".

Please note PRSDnet is a private network of Peace River School Division No. 10 and authorization is required for access.

Bridgit Desktop Presentation

SMART Bridgit Conferencing Software allows you to share desktop sessions while also optionally patrcipating in an audio/video chat (webcam required).

To create a meeting:

  • Click Join Meeting tab
  • Enter the meeting name
  • Click Create New Meeting
  • Enter the creation password "prsdvc"

To join a meeting:

  • Find the meeting you want to join in the list of meetings.
  • Click Join Meeting
  • Enter the meeting password (if applicable).

If you are having trouble connecting to the server enter "prsdbridge.prsd.ab.ca:88" as the server, then hit connect. For addtional details on using the product please see the detailed user manual available here: http://downloads01.smarttech.com/media/sitecore/en/support/product/smartbridgit/4windows/guides/usersguidebridgit4_5v02feb12.pdf