Setting Up Your Technology

Please complete the steps below once you have your FCPS laptop.  We encourage you to have your child do these steps once a day until school starts. A Bailey’s staff member will be in touch with you this week and next week to make sure each step has been completed.  

  1. Plug the laptop into an outlet. (Video in Spanish)
  2. Turn on your laptop only hit the power button one time (Spanish instructions linked)
  3. Log into the computer 
  4. Connect to the internet
  5. Find Google Chrome (see image below)
  6. Log into your Google account
  7. Find the Blackboard Collaborate invitation email
  8. Click on your class Blackboard Collaborate (BBCU) link

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Need Help?  Call the FCPS Parent Technology Help Desk

  • The number is 1-833-921-3277 (833-921-FCPS). It will be answered by staff 7 11 p.m., seven days a week.
  • Parents or guardians who need help in a language other than English should let help desk staff know, and an interpreter will join them on the line. 

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