For the latest information on the School Web Portals please go to http://schools.nyc.gov/webservices/schportalsWeb Content Policy and Guidelines This document outlines the DOE procedures for central offices to maintain content on the main DOE Web site.
General Policy, Procedures and Guidelines for Non-CMS Web Site Development
Do not store test or development files of any kind in the production server.
An indication that the office/school is a part of the Department of Education of the City of New York. This can be accomplished through the use of the DOE logo.
Provide a central telephone and fax number for your school/office. If possible, also include the E-mail address of a primary contact person for each home page.
Give general directions to schools or offices, and list public means of transportation. For example, state the subway or bus routes that are closest to you.
List the street address for your school/office. If there is a different mailing address, list that as well.
State the mission or primary purpose of your school/office. You may also wish to state your goals and objectives.
Include the name of the head of the school/office, as well as other key personnel.
For long text documents provide a printable version of the files, preferably in pdf form.
Whenever possible do not copy documents that appear on NYCENET or other DOE sites, i.e., DAA, etc. Instead, link to them to maintain a current document.
You may want to register your site in different search engines such as Yahoo, Excite, Altavista and Lycos.
In the body of the homepage, in the html code, use text key words as much as possible. This will improve your appearance on search engines.