This page provides guidance for staff to use Zoom to conduct online conferences and virtual classes. Staff can host and record live virtual classroom as well as conduct conferences online (also known as online meetings or remote meetings) via Zoom. Beginning for the school year 2021-2022, staff and students will be using their NYCDOE account. For staff please login with your ( and for students use your ( account.

Accessing Zoom via your NYCDOE account:

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important guidelines

  • Access Zoom via OR TeachHub and signup with your school account (ex. Students use your to login.

  • Students download the Zoom Cloud Meetings App for free from your Android or Apple iOS mobile device.

  • Teachers you cannot create and start your class via the mobile app. You MUST use the web version.

  • Zoom has the capability to hold Online Conferences.

    • Host online meetings and live classes with anyone.

    • Scheduled meetings can be through a video conference link.

      • Users have the ability to host with a dial-in number.

    • It allows meetings for up to 250 people simultaneously.

    • Files can be view and share within the conference securely.

    • Share your screen live for PowerPoint presentation.

    • Record and save your presentation on your desktop and share with students, staff, etc.

    • NOTE: Google Chrome is the only browser that will allow you to join the computer audio for Zoom meetings.

Download Zoom Client for Meetings

You do not need administrator privileges on the computer to install this program.

How to Join a Meeting

Scheduling meetings

Meeting Controls

Breakout Rooms

Sharing Your Screen

Recording a Zoom Meeting

Zoom WEB VERSION to start your online class

Staff always remember to login with your NYCDOE ACCOUNT.

Students MUST login with their account in order to attend your teacher's online video classes.

Zoom Online Tutorial (PDF) - Click below to enlarge


Zoom online video conference class tutorial 1 - (YouTube tutorial)

Zoom online video conference class tutorial 2 - (YouTube tutorial)

zoom mobile app

Students: Installing Zoom on your Android/IOS device to attend live class (YouTube tutorial)