Category Archives: Employee Resources

Departing Faculty Technology Checklist

When leaving Dana Hall there are a few key things that you will need to do to return your equipment and get copies of your data.

  1. Copy any data and documents that you need to keep to either a personal external hard drive or cloud storage service (Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.)
  2. Use “Google Takeout” to get all information from Dana Hall Google Account
  3. Disable ‘Find My iPad’
  4. Technology to Return:
      • iPad
      • iPad wall plug
      • iPad charging cable
      • iPad case
      • Apple Pencil (if applicable)
      • MacBook Pro
      • MacBook Pro charger
      • External hard drive w/cable

End of Year Faculty Tech Videos

Export Your Schoology Gradebook

Music: Batty MacFaddin-Slower by Kevin MacLeod –

Copy Course Materials to Resources

Music: Hep Cats by Kevin MacLeod –

Copy Schoology Course

Music: Daily Beetle by Kevin MacLeod –

Back Up and Clear Out Notability

Music: Local Forecast-Slower by Kevin MacLeod –


Extra Resources:

Using Google Takeout – Helpful for students and teachers leaving Dana Hall

Gatekeeper on OSX

What is Gatekeeper?

Gatekeeper helps protect your Mac from apps that could adversely affect it.

Some apps downloaded and installed from the Internet could adversely affect your Mac. Apps downloaded from the Apple App Store and Identified Developers are automatically permitted to run. Other apps that you can verify that were obtained form a legitimate source can be manually verified to run. Once you verify an application, it will be permitted to run every time.

Gatekeeper Deny

If an application is not from the Apple App Store, or an Apple identified developer, you will see this dialog when the application attempts to run.



Allow an App

You can explicitly allow an application to run. Please be sure you know where you obtained this application, and that it was from a legitimate source. Also please be conscious of weither this application is necessary for your Dana workstation.

Hold the “control” key on your keyboard, then click on the Application’s icon.

You will be presented with a contextual menu with several options.

Select “Open”.


Confirm App

After selecting “Open”, you will be presented with a dialog that will allow you to confirm this application to run.

This dialog will confirm the name of the application, and what application downloaded it and when.

If you are sure you would like to run this application, click “Open”.


Additional Information

Additional information about Gatekeeper can be found on Apple’s support website at: